1992 Jack Faris becomes NFIB‟s fourth president. In 1993, he leads NFIB in the fight of its life: defeating the Clinton health-care employer mandate. 14
1997NFIB unveils the Campaign to Abolishthe IRS Code inIndependence, Missouri. TheCampaign gathers more than onemillion signatures and garners national 15media attention.
2000The second NFIBCongressional SmallBusiness Summit is heldin Washington, D.C.Retired General ColinPowell, Speaker of theHouse Dennis Hastert andIRS CommissionerCharles Rossotti areamong the key speakers. 16
2000MYBusiness magazinebecomes the premiermember publication.“Capitol Coverage” and“NFIB Report from theState Capitols” arefeatures of the newmagazine. 17
2000NFIB President Jack Faris is namedNo. 1 on the “Power 30” list be FortuneSmall Business magazine. TomSullivan, Executive Director of the NFIBLegal Foundation, is also listed at No.23. 18
2001 NFIB expands its online presence to become the Internet‟s most comprehensive small-business resource. 19
2001NFIB and its membershelp defeatOccupational Safety andHealth Administration‟sergonomics regulationsthat would have costsmall-business ownersmore than $40 billion. 20
2002NFIB stages its third Congressional SmallBusiness Summit in Washington, D.C.where Barbara Bush, Dick Cheney, ElaineChao and other members of PresidentBush‟s staff address NFIB members and 21staffers.
2003President Bushnames NFIBPresident Jack Faristo the President‟sExport Council(PEC), the premiernational advisorycommittee on 22international trade.
Hundreds of the nation‟s2004 politically active small- business owners converged on Washington, D.C. for the NFIB National Small Business Summit. Among the highlights: a stirring address by President George W. Bush, a former NFIB member. 23
2006Todd A.Stottlemyerbecomes the5th President ofNFIB. 24
2011The NFIB.com studio launches withbreaking interviews covering issuesand raising awareness for smallbusinesses. Take a look 33
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