2018 NFIB/Washington Media Coverage

Date: March 22, 2018

Communicating the small business message across the Evergreen State

A sampling of media coverage of NFIB’s small-business agenda, this story is updated regularly. For the very latest news, follow NFIB/Washington on Twitter @NFIB_WA

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report, March 21—Quote from State Director Patrick Connor on NFIB’s success in lobbying for elimination of the double-jeopardy provision in SSHB1506, which Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law and which broadened protections in the state’s Equal Pay Act. Prior to its removal, the double-jeopardy sanction would have subjected small-business owners to both administrative and judicial sanctions. Click here for a pdf of the story.

Lens, February 6—State Director Patrick Connor quote in story on modernizing the B&O tax.

Bureau of National Affairs, January 30—There is no direct benefit to the vast majority of small-business owners in proposal to make and end-run on the new state tax deduction cap, NFIB tells BNA correspondent.

Business Examiner, January 25—Article on NFIB’s upcoming Small Business Day at the Capitol.

Washington State Wire, January 24—In a podcast for the online news site, a panel of lobbyists, including State Director Patrick Connor, look ahead to the 2018 session of the Washington Legislature.

Lens, January 24—In an article on the online news site Lens, which is overseen by the Business Institute of Washington, State Director Patrick Connor expresses some concerns he has with Senate Bill 6062, which would establish the individual health insurance market claims-based reinsurance program. 

The Daily News (Longview), January 10—State Director Patrick Connor raises important issues with a legislative bill state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler would like to see passed.

Northwest Public Broadcasting, January 9—Radio report on Senate hearing includes State Director Patrick Connor’s comments about the stability of health insurance in the state.

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