Representative Jordan Rasmusson Earns NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award

Date: July 14, 2022

Rasmusson stood up for small business in the 2021-22 legislative sessions

Contact: John Reynolds, Minnesota State Director, 651-293-1283, [email protected]
or Tony Malandra, Senior Media Manager, 415-640-5156, [email protected]  

ST. PAUL, MN, July 14, 2022—The state’s major small business organization, the National Federation of Independent Business, or NFIB, today presented Representative Jordan Rasmusson (Fergus Falls) with the prestigious Guardian of Small Business Award.

“Now more than ever, Main Street needs strong advocates in the Minnesota Legislature, and they have one in Representative Jordan Rasmusson,” said John Reynolds, NFIB Minnesota State Director. “Thanks to Jordan’s leadership, small businesses were protected from painful tax hikes, more red tape, and burdensome mandates.”

Rasmusson earned the NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award with a 100% score on the NFIB Minnesota Voting Record for 2021-22.

The Guardian of Small Business Award is reserved for legislators who vote consistently with small business on the key issues identified by small business owners. Minnesota lawmakers who voted with small business on key issues 80% or more of the time during the 2021-22 legislative sessions earned the NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award.

Lawmakers are informed prior to Key Votes of consensus positions developed through NFIB’s one member, one vote policy and asked to support the priorities of small business with their vote. Key Votes are recorded in the biennial NFIB Minnesota Voting Record and distributed to the more than 10,000 small businesses that belong to NFIB here.


For almost 80 years, NFIB has been advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven association. Since its founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses and remains so today. For more information, please visit

NFIB Minnesota
180 East Fifth St.
Suite 260
St. Paul, MN 55101
Twitter: @nfib_mn

NFIB Minnesota State Director John Reynolds, left, presents Representative Jordan Rasmusson with his Guardian of Small Business Award


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