Des Moines (May 22, 2014) – The National
Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today announced its support for
the reelection of Congressman Steve King
in the 4th Congressional District.
“Iowa small business
owners couldn’t ask for a more reliable ally in Washington and we are very
proud to support Steve King for
reelection,” said NFIB/Iowa State
Director Kristin Failor.
NFIB is the
country’s leading advocate for small business owners representing roughly 11,000 members in Iowa. The group endorses candidates based on their
voting record on key issues identified by its members such as health care,
taxes, labor and regulatory issues. NFIB
tracks the votes of every member of Congress and King has earned a
perfect 100 percent so far during
the 113th Congress.
“On every one of
the key NFIB issues this Congress, Steve
King has stood by Iowa small
businesses,” said Failor. “He’s been an extremely important voice in
Washington for small business owners and our members strongly believe that he
NFIB Vice President Lisa Goeas, who heads the organization’s political and
grassroots operation, said it’s important for the country to have more people
in Washington like Steve King who
understand the importance of small business.
is the engine of job growth and prosperity and Steve King knows it,” she said.
“Every member of Congress and every candidate claims to care about small
business but many don’t have a voting record to match their rhetoric. Steve
King’s record speaks for itself and we’re very proud to support him this
King’s endorsement was made by the NFIB SAFE Trust, the organization’s
political action committee. Surveys show
that small business owners are influential in their communities and NFIB
members in Iowa’s 4th Congressional
District will work hard this year to send Steve King back to Washington.
For more information about NFIB, please visit www.nfib.com.