The National Federation of Independent Business endorsed entrepreneur Rod Blum for Congress in the 1st District on August 14th.
is a successful small businessman who aligns very closely with our members,”
said NFIB Iowa State Director Kristin
Failor. “He’s also very strong on
the issues that concern Iowa small business owners.”
who grew his tech firm from five employees to more than 300 in just a few
years, has focused his campaign on bringing fiscal sanity back to the federal
budget and reducing regulations that are especially burdensome to small
running against former Iowa House Speaker Pat Murphy, whose lifetime voting
record on NFIB’s key issues is a mere 20 percent.
“Pat Murphy has a long, clear record of voting against Iowa small businesses and there’s no reason to believe that his voting pattern would change in Washington,” said NFIB Vice President Lisa Goeas. “There are already too many members of Congress who claim to support small business, but who don’t back up their rhetoric with their vote. Rod Blum is the only real choice in this race for Iowa small businesses.”
endorsement comes from the NFIB SAFE Trust, the organization’s political
action committee. Small business owners
vote in high percentages and they are influential in their communities. NFIB members in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District will work hard this
year to send Rod Blum to Congress.