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Oregon

Join Us for the Inaugural Awards Gala, October 17

Long-time NFIB members, young entrepreneurs, elected officials to meet for a night of celebration.

Arizona

NFIB Dogs Big Hits With Diamondbacks

Ball Club’s promotion of its next Bark in the Park event features NFIB/Arizona state director and his family.

Illinois

Quinn Signs Two Workplace Mandates Into Law

One of the bills will force employers to wait until late in the interview process to ask if an applicant has a criminal record.

Healthcare

Small Businesses Hit Hard by Changes in Health Coverage

Obamacare Affects Coverage for Business Owners and their Employees

Tennessee

Free Tax Workshops in Chattanooga, Nashville, Johnson City

The workshops, presented by the state Department of Revenue, are designed to answer small-business owners questions.

Oregon

NFIB-Endorsed Candidates for November 2014

Political action committee recommends these pro-small-business candidates for state and federal office.

Georgia

Obama’s Moves Unfairly Favors Unions

Writing in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, State Director Kyle Jackson says the NLRB is trying to prop up big labor at the ex...

Florida

Primary Election Night Results

Small business fares well as allies move closer to the Legislature.

 

Small Business Headlines

Main Street, not Wall Street, Is THE Leading Economic Indicator | Fox Small Business Center

Date: August 27, 2014

For more than 40 years NFIB’s monthly Small Business Optimism Index has been the gold standard for this sector. Alas, since 2007 the Index has recorded an unprecedented cycle of sustained levels below the 40-year optimism average.

Small Biz Group Will Hold Politicians Accountable to Main Street | Profit Minded - Yahoo Small Business Advisor

Date: August 27, 2014

The National Federation of Independent Business this week announced its “Vote for Main Street” program. The Republican-leaning advocacy group says it is "casting the 2014 elections as a 'referendum' on Washington’s ability to restore trust with the small business community." It has defined 5 small business legislative priorities "that have previously been proposed in the U.S. House of Representatives, but were never passed or considered in the U.S. Senate or signed into law by the President."

Tax Laws That Negatively Affect Small Businesses | Chron.com

Date: August 27, 2014

The National Federation of Independent Business, an advocacy group for small-business owners, works with the Family Business Estate Tax Coalition, a group committed to the permanent repeal of the estate tax.

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