- The Right to Full and Fair Compensation: Making Sure Small Business Gets a Fair-Shake
- How the West Was Won: What Does the Brandt Decision Mean for Property Rights?
- NFIB to Silver: You Want Better Schools, Reform Scaffold.
- NFIB Legal Center Submits Hard-Ball Questions to IRS Over Affordable Care Act Regulations
- NFIB Legal Center Dissents in Sarbanes-Oxley Case
Author Archives: Charles Owens
Like many of the consumer advertisements that proclaim ownership of big ticket items for “only pennies a day” the promise of federal funding for Medicaid expansion under Obamacare should carry the familiar Better Business Bureau warning: “If it sounds too good … Continue reading
Perception is a powerful tool when it comes to a state’s business climate. Making Michigan attractive for new investment – and encouraging businesses already located here to stay put – is a deliberative and dynamic process. Michigan’s recent, positive steps … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
Background: In 2006, high school graduation requirements in Michigan were changed in an effort to better prepare students for college and the workplace. The changes, referred to as “The Michigan Merit Curriculum” defines a common set of required credits for … Continue reading
Like most politicians during these difficult economic times, President Obama is always all about creating jobs. Also, like most politicians in DC, his policies make it clear he has no idea where they really come from. The latest proof of … Continue reading
The “think globally – act locally” community organizing crowd is always looking for a group of gullible and malleable city or local officials to help them with their next social experiment. Ironically, it is usually the city or county that … Continue reading
A majority of small business owners surveyed by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) oppose expanding Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act as proposed by Governor Snyder in his recent budget address. “However well intended the policy, small … Continue reading