Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Since When did Sarbanes-Oxley Have Anything to Do With Small Business?

Karen Harned, NFIB Legal Center’s Executive Director, had a great op-ed today in The Daily Caller, explaining Lawson v. FMR. The case asks whether whistle blower protections in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act are available to employees of non-publically traded companies. As … Continue reading

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Congress Takes a Break, Regulators Run at Full Speed

There are few greater places to celebrate July Fourth than Washington, D.C. The fireworks, parades and displays of historic documents attract huge crowds who brave stifling heat and humidity to refresh their patriotic zeal. Unfortunately, many who could benefit by … Continue reading

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The feds: Hand over your raisins and no one gets hurt

Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal government cannot force a small farmer to give them their raisin crop. Yes, you heard right, that wasn’t a misquote. The case concerns a 1937 law that requires raisin processors to … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Holds No Permit Required for Storm-Water Run-Off

What ever happened to common sense? It seems we find ourselves asking this question these days with all of the madness in Washington. But the good news is that there is at least some sense left in the Supreme Court, … Continue reading

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With Disappointment Comes Resiliency

Without a doubt, yesterday was not the outcome NFIB hoped for.  While there is disappointment, the staunch advocacy for our members has never been stronger and continues.  I believe that there are no greater people than those that were bitten … Continue reading

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Supreme Let-Down

The Supreme Court has made the tragic decision to uphold the health-care law, including the individual mandate that will require every American to purchase health insurance whether they want it or need it. And while it is devastating to lose … Continue reading

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You Sent Obamacare to the Supreme Court, Now Stop “Taxmageddon”

At any moment, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide on NFIB’s lawsuit contesting President Obama’s foolhardy health reform plan. We have no doubt that it violates the Constitution and believe a majority of justices will agree. Trampling on … Continue reading

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