NFIB: This Saturday Shop Small, Boost the EconomyAmericans who are planning to hit the malls after Thanksgiving should also remember to visit local merchants for their holiday shopping, said the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today.
Op-Ed: Small Business Braces for Legislative Supermajority AgendaWhile there is certainly extensive discussion and speculation as to the public policy consequences in Washington, DC about the outcome of the Presidential Election, we here in California know that our Legislature’s policy agenda does not wait for the federal government. In fact, in many ways, we have seen the California Legislature reach far beyond federal laws on important small business issues such as minimum wage, labor mandates, and environmental regulations.
Op-Ed: What do small business owners really want?Politicians aren’t very popular right now. Congress’ approval rating is hovering around 10 percent in many polls. As these politicians march toward the polls, they will do everything they can to associate themselves with things Americans still respect. One of those things is small business.