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NFIB Launches Campaign On Behalf Of Candidates Committed To Championing America’s Small Businesses

The “Vote for Main Street” campaign, will boost candidates who have proven their commitment to American small businesses


NFIB Endorses Governor Otter for Re-election

News Release--The small-business voting bloc, one of the most potent in America.


Save the Date: Memphis Area Action Council Luncheon is Sept. 17

The speaker will be state Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris.


NFIB Endorses Beauprez for Governor

News Release--Record, experience are what is needed for small business, right now.


Business Roundtables Planned for Yorktown, Christianburg

This is a great opportunity for NFIB/Virginia members to hear directly from key legislators on the issues affecting their small...


NFIB Endorses 18 Legislative Candidates

Main Street entrepreneurs, one of the most potent voting blocs in the nation.


NFIB Endorses Congresswoman Lummis for Re-Election

News Release--Nation's leading small-business association praises her commitment to Wyoming.


Q & A: Questions on the November Ballot

Here's what you need to know about the nonbinding referendums on raising the minimum wage, raising taxes on the wealthy and req...


Small Business Headlines

Worker choices still limited in Obamacare small-business plans - Worcester Telegram & Gazette -

Date: August 15, 2014

Kevin Kuhlman, manager of federal public policy for the National Federation of Independent Business, a Nashville, Tennessee-based group that has opposed the health law, said leaving the decision on employee choice to states will further complicate the regulatory landscape for businesses. "The end result will be that SHOPs remain insignificant and small businesses will just try to keep what they have, what they currently have, for as long as possible," he said

U.S. productivity rebounds in second quarter, wage inflation muted | Fox Business

Date: August 15, 2014

In addition, there is growing anecdotal evidence that companies are raising wages. A compensation gauge produced by the National Federation for Independent Business is hovering at a seven-year high.

More Credit Unions Should Offer Credit Cards For Member Businesses - Web Only Article | Credit Union Journal

Date: August 15, 2014

Consider that 79% of small business owners use credit cards as a source of financing, according to the National Federation of Independent Businesses. Small business owners are increasingly looking to unsecured credit, rather than traditional loans, as a faster, more convenient funding mechanism. Business credit cards enable small businesses to better manage cash position and expenses, to enjoy additional purchasing power through rewards offerings, and to benefit from real-time access to cardholder activity.

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