Date: November 05, 2014

Nov. 4, 2014 – The National Federation of Independent Business in Pennsylvania
(NFIB) congratulated Governor-elect Tom Wolf on his election victory tonight.
Preliminary election returns show Wolf leading Tom Corbett and Corbett has

an association representing 15,000 small businesses in the state, NFIB supports
policies that lead to economic growth and hiring at those companies,” said
Kevin Shivers, executive state director of NFIB. “Our members look forward to
working with Mr. Wolf on policies to accomplish that.

are hopeful that the Governor-Elect will see that now is not the time to raise
taxes on Pennsylvania’s job creators,” Shivers added. “We look forward to
working with Wolf to improve Pennsylvania’s jobs climate for the betterment of
all Pennsylvanians.”

percent of the companies in the Commonwealth are companies with less than one
hundred employees.  Almost half of
working Pennsylvanians are employed by small businesses.

businesses are a driving force in this state and their success is tied to the
promise of a better Pennsylvania. We hope for a smooth transition for our
Governor-Elect and we plan to soon schedule a time to sit down with Tom Wolf
and his staff to lay out our vision for the success of small businesses in the

members are grateful to Governor Tom Corbett for working with NFIB during the
last four years to repeal the Inheritance Tax on small business and family
farms, fix the unemployment insurance system, and lower workers’ compensation

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NFIB is the nation’s leading
small business association, with offices in Washington, D.C. and all 50 state
capitals. Founded in 1943 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, NFIB gives
small and independent business owners a voice in shaping the public policy
issues that affect their business. NFIB’s powerful network of grassroots
activists sends their views directly to state and federal lawmakers through our
unique member-only ballot, thus playing a critical role in supporting America’s
free enterprise system. NFIB’s mission is to promote and protect the right of
our members to own, operate and grow their businesses. More information is
available online at



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