Category Archives: Politics

NFIB/NY Endorses Full Slate of State Legislative Candidates

ALBANY -New York’s leading small business association, the National Federation of Independent Business, has announced 75 total endorsements to worthy candidates seeking office in both the State Assembly and Senate. “I am pleased to extend the National Federation of Independent … Continue reading

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Meet New York’s 2012 “Guardian’s of Small Business”!

NFIB/NY recently awarded our most coveted honor to an elite list of New York State Legislators.  This award is no mere token of gratitude; it must be earned. The NFIB “Guardian Award” recognizes state legislators who have, through their voting … Continue reading

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Small Business Grades New York Lawmakers 2011-12 Performance

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), New York’s leading small business advocacy organization, released its 2011-2012 Legislative Voting Record today.  The Voting Record identifies the top issues for New York small business owners, tracks the votes of every legislator … Continue reading

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Help Shape Our Nation – Engage with NFIB’s Social Media!

As the Republican National Convention began in earnest today, and a theme of small business and celebration of America’s entrepreneurial spirit prevalent in today’s proceedings, I thought it would be a perfect moment to highlight some of the many ways … Continue reading

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The Big Convention Reveal: Who Really Cares About Small Business?

Small-business owners have a reputation for determination, intense focus and attention to detail. These skills will come in handy when you tune into the upcoming presidential conventions to learn which political party cares more about you and your business. Like … Continue reading

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A few bits of news on a rainy TGIF

A few bits of news about various types of donations and contributions today… The NY AG is looking into tax-exempt groups’ contributions, with a focus on those that are politically based. With quite a few retirements from Congress this year, … Continue reading

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Why Small Business is Big in Politics

It seems like Washington can’t agree on anything these days, except maybe one thing: Small business. It seems everyone in Washington loves small business, or pretends they do. If you watch the news or listen to the ads, you’ll hear … Continue reading

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NFIB Responds to Obama’s “you didn’t build that” Statement

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 16, 2012 — The following statement is the response from NFIB President and CEO Dan Danner to President Obama’s declaration over the weekend that “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that.  Somebody else made … Continue reading

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Small Business Headlines – July 10th

No lack of news today…. and the most dominating story for NFIB is on the UI Assessment Surcharge that I wrote about on Friday. Last night, I talked with Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight along with Unshackle Upstate Executive Director … Continue reading

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