Tag Archives: Elections

NFIB/NY Backs Zeldin in NY-01

Albany (June 12, 2014) – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today announced its support for State Senator Lee Zeldin in New York’s 1st Congressional District race. “New York is a tough place for small business owners and no … Continue reading

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National Small Business Week and Michigan Politics

Yes, it’s that one time of year (other than election season) when everyone running for office, or trying to stay in office, claims to be the best friend small business ever had. Like any good employer, voters should do a … Continue reading

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Will Small Business Support Changes to Michigan’s Initiative Petition Process?

Michigan’s Constitution allows citizens to initiate legislation and also repeal existing Public Acts by gathering a required amount of signatures within a prescribed time frame and putting the proposed legislation (or rejection of current legislation) on a statewide ballot for … Continue reading

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Questions Abound…

Sometimes it is best to wait until the smoke clears from the field of political battle to weigh in.  As Tuesday night unfolded here in New York, it instantly became apparent that the prevailing winds brought a shroud of uncertainty … Continue reading

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One Week…

With the terrible destruction that Hurricane Sandy unleashed on the east coast, my thoughts are with those that are suffering unspeakable devastation this morning. You have been inundated with television commercials, radio ads and newspaper stories.  NFIB has been front … Continue reading

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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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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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