NFIB, the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization, today presented its most prestigious legislative recognition, the Guardian of Small Business Award, to U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson. NFIB State Director Gregg Thompson presented the award to Congressman Hudson during a small business roundtable at Lillington City Hall.
“This award goes to members of Congress who stand up for small business,” Thompson said. “Congressman Hudson has supported the 8th District’s job creators on the issues that matter most to them, and I am proud to present him with the Guardian of Small Business Award on behalf of our members.”
NFIB Vice President of Federal Government Relations Kevin Kuhlman said, “Our policy positions are driven by our members, and we report NFIB Key Votes back to our membership. We are proud to recognize the elected officials from the 116th Congress like Congressman Hudson who earned this distinction by taking pro-small business votes supporting financial assistance programs and tax relief and opposing increased labor costs.”
Find a complete list of the NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award recipients from the 116th Congress here.
The National Federation of Independent Business’s Guardian of Small Business Award is reserved for lawmakers who vote consistently with small business on the key issues identified by small business owners. Those who voted with small business on key issues 70% or more of the time during the 116th Congress earned the NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award. NFIB informs lawmakers in advance which votes will be considered NFIB Key Votes and asks lawmakers to support the consensus views of our members. We also remind them that the results will be reported back to the NFIB membership.