Monthly Archives: April 2013

Help us help you! Tell NFIB/NY Your Small Business Story.

It is no secret that New York is notorious for being one of the highest taxed and least business friendly states in the nation.  Further adding to its reputation for being a less than desirable location to work and live, … Continue reading

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More bogus studies from bogus small business groups

Wow! Can you believe it? Small businesses are in support of hiking the minimum wage! They also support Obamacare and throwing away taxpayer money on green energy welfare subsidies! So when did small business owners suddenly lurch to the left … Continue reading

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Ad Campaign Alone Can’t Repair New York’s Image

Perhaps you have seen them.  They run constantly.  Whether during the recent NCAA basketball tournament or your evening news, there they are. “…the New New York State…”. Today’s column by Bill Hammond of the NY Daily News captures the essence … Continue reading

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Michigan Freedom to Work poster now available

Just one of many examples that Michigan is on the right track to encouraging development and job growth while the central planners in the Obama Administration are clueless: While the federal government’s attempt to force employers to post a notice … Continue reading

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She said what?

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said today that it is “impossible” to tie employers reducing employees’ hours to the health law. “There is nothing in place right now in the legislation that would require any employer to change work hours. And we … Continue reading

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The Winners and Losers of Tax Day

The good news is that business is terrific right now for the professionals who are paid to prepare tax returns. The bad news is that the tax code that ensures their success is weighing down an essential sector of job … Continue reading

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Obamacare delay could reignite health care exchange fight

Apparently Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is beginning to realize what then Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi meant with her famous comment about the passage of Obamacare “we have to pass it to see what is … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Holds No Permit Required for Storm-Water Run-Off

What ever happened to common sense? It seems we find ourselves asking this question these days with all of the madness in Washington. But the good news is that there is at least some sense left in the Supreme Court, … Continue reading

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Obama IRA “pension abuse” should start with government retirees

Word is that Obama’s budget plan, to be introduced this week, will propose limiting individual retirement accounts, IRAs, to no more than $3 million. The intent is to keep annual pension income to about $205,000 a year – an amount … Continue reading

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On Taxes: We Hear You, and Congress Will Hear You Too

Thanks to those of you who participated in NFIB’s recent survey on federal taxes and spending, we now have data that clearly shows just how strongly you feel about the federal government’s need to simplify the tax code, manage its … Continue reading

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