NFIB is the leading advocate for small business owners, with offices in Washington, D.C., and every state capital. Our mission is to defend the right of small business owners to run their businesses without undue government interference and to advance public policies that promote their success. We proudly represent hundreds of thousands of members nationwide from every industry and sector. And we are the only major business organization whose policies and positions are established by the members directly, not by executive staff or the Board of Directors. That’s what makes us credible, widely respected and effective.
Elected officials constantly debate raising, reducing or reforming taxes, and the effects on small businesses are profound. NFIB analyzes current tax law... Learn More
The cost and quality of health insurance, not to mention its complexity, is a top concern for small business owners. NFIB advocates for further reform... Learn More
The well-financed and influential labor union agenda often has serious implications for small business owners. NFIB makes public both sides of the debate... Learn More
Regulations pose an enormous burden on small business. NFIB analyzes proposed regulations and represents small business before the Congress, media and enforcement... Learn More
Farmers face many issues that are typical to small business, but they also have unique challenges. NFIB is proud to serve these members... Learn More
Energy laws and regulations proposed to protect the environment often have big consequences for small business owners. NFIB provides balance in the debate... Learn More
Because small business provides the majority of U.S. jobs, public policy that affects small business also affects the economy. NFIB ensures members are represented... Learn More
Two different bills have been introduced in the House and Senate in 2016 to increase the minimum wage.To date, we have been suc...
NFIB is working to make changes that will adjust Rhode Island’s unemployment insurance system – one of the three most expen...
EPA issued a memo clarifying areas of the rule that they will enforce and is accepting comments on a new burdensome lead rule.
NFIB Leads Successful Grassroots Effort to Repeal 1099 Reporting Requirements
Issues NFIB helped defeat last session looking to return.
Inside the Legislature in the Interim
Workers' compensation, Medicaid expansion, and protection of independent businesses highlight work ahead.
NFIB is supporting legislation to extend the natural gas pipeline and to expand access to hydroelectric power, saving 10 to 20%...
Tell Congress to Support H.R. 3
State agencies should have to pay the court costs of a prevailing party when that state agency loses a lawsuit involving a regu...
NFIB has surveyed its small business members numerous times on the issue of changing the term limits law and each time they hav...
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