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Press Release from the National Federation of Independent Business, Tennessee Chapter; July 6, 2012:  NFIB Endorses Candidates in 5 Senate, 20 House Primaries NASHVILLE, July 6, 2012 – The National Federation of Independent Business, Tennessee’s leading small business association, today said it has endorsed candidates in 25 state legislative primary races. The endorsements were made […]

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Press Release from the National Federation of Independent Business, Tennessee Chapter; July 6, 2012: NFIB/Tennessee supports pro-small business candidate for reelection NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 6, 2012 – The National Federation of Independent Business, Tennessee’s leading small business association, has endorsed incumbent Debra Maggart (Hendersonville) in the race for the 45th House District. The endorsement was […]

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Press Release from National Federation of Independent Businesses; Jan. 17, 2012: Tennessee 2012 Proactive Legislative Agenda Unemployment Reform – Small business overwhelmingly supports substantive reforms to our state’s administrative review process for unemployment claims. Specifically, NFIB members support a stronger misconduct definition that addresses chronic absenteeism and theft, as well as a defined work search requirement […]

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Less than 8 percent of initial unemployment claims are disputed in Tennessee. Of those that are, 68 percent are ruled in favor of the employer, a figure that contrasts sharply with assertions made recently by the state’s Republican lieutenant governor.

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Press Release from Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey; Oct. 12, 2011:  Lieutenant Governor partnering with NFIB to travel the state visiting with job creators Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey today announced a series of discussions with business owners called Red Tape Road Trips. From now until Christmas, the Lieutenant Governor will be meeting with Tennessee’s business owners […]

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