- 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: small business news
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New York and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected … Continue reading
Albany (October 9, 2012) – A new report by the non-profit Tax Foundation ranks New York again dead last among all states for its business climate. That, according to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), is an embarrassing distinction … Continue reading
Further accentuating the fact that I have been pretty steadfast in my position that New York is not quite open for business, the Tax Foundation has released their 2013 Business Tax Climate Index, and New York ranks 50th. 50th! Consider … Continue reading
One convention down, another starts up today…and with it comes Labor Day, the traditional starting point of election season for many voters. The news has primarily been on the Presidential race as Governor Romney and surrogates highlighted America’s entrepreneurial spirit … Continue reading
With the thoughts of many on those that live on the Gulf Coast and many political observers watching the RNC in Tampa, news specific to the world of small business has been slow the last few days. But..if you are … Continue reading
Yesterday I issued comments on the rumor that Governor Cuomo was “punting” on the difficult conversation on the Triborough Amendment. While the truth of his comments have yet to flushed out, I find it very disappointing on many levels. First, … Continue reading
As summer starts to dwindle…it means it is legislative scorecard time! NFIB/NY’s scorecard will be released within the next couple of days, but in the meantime, the Business Council and Unshackle Upstate have both released their respective scorecards within the … Continue reading
No shortage of news as we begin the week… Congresswoman Nan Hayworth and NFIB hosted a joint roundtable discussion on small business. It was a terrific conversation and well-received event. The Thruway Authority held their three public hearings on the … Continue reading
For the second consecutive month, optimism among small business owners as decreased. NFIB surveys our members across the country monthly to get a gauge on their concerns and relative optimism. The lack of solutions in Washington D.C., the looming fiscal … Continue reading