- 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
- ‘Circuit breaker’ won’t fix New York’s property tax problem
- Should Antitrust Laws Apply to State and Local Governments Engaged in Anticompetitive Market Conduct?
Tag Archives: Mandate Relief
2014 Legislative Public Hearing on 2014-15 Executive Budget Proposal – Taxes NFIB/NY State Director Michael Durant February 10, 2014 Good morning. First, let me thank you Senator DeFrancisco and other members of this joint committee, for allowing me to be … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again. New York State employers are required to give workers (both new hires and existing employees) a notice of wage rates by February 1st every year. The notice should be in English and the employee’s … Continue reading
Yesterday, Governor Cuomo delivered his fourth State of the State address. It was a panacea of proposals covering the entire spectrum of public policy. NFIB/NY’s response was generally positive and receptive to the tax and regulatory reform proposals, with some … Continue reading
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today released an ambitious legislative session for next year that features tax and regulatory reforms to improve New York’s notoriously bad business climate and legal changes to eliminate predatory lawsuits. “An unprecedented level … Continue reading
The Pataki-McCall Tax Commission, appointed by Governor Cuomo and charged with the task of offering recommendations on cutting taxes in New York has announced their findings. Within this report are recommendations that will help small businesses, such as reforming the … Continue reading
Let’s look at the current deck of cards Albany has laid at the feet of small business owners.. A bill that would impose factory style mandates on our family farms. Of course the AFL-CIO is leading this push. A bill … Continue reading
Long days, late nights and legislation moves though the process at a fast and frenetic pace. This is the “danger zone” in New York. This is when poor public policy ideas become reality. This is the time when the call … Continue reading
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
New York Times columnist Paul Sullivan recently wrote an article entitled, “What the Small Player Can Expect When Using a Lobbyist,” and suggested that small businesses are at a disadvantage when it comes to having their interests represented before lawmakers. … Continue reading
“For the third year in a row, Governor Cuomo’s proposed fiscal plan maintains the theme of fiscal responsibility continues to right-size state government and closes the current budget gap while rejecting any new tax increases. Financially, this budget proposal is … Continue reading