SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 30, 2020) — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization, endorsed Jay Obernolte today for election to the United States House of Representatives to represent California’s 8th Congressional District.
“As a small business entrepreneur, Jay Obernolte has proven his dedication and support of small businesses through his experiences and his actions in the California state Legislature,” said John Kabateck, NFIB’s California State Director. “He has achieved an outstanding NFIB voting record during his time in the Legislature and has been outspoken on issues that California small businesses care about, such as reforming AB 5, the independent contractor bill that would have a harmful impact on small businesses in our state. On behalf of small businesses in California’s 8th Congressional District, I am proud to endorse Jay Obernolte today for election to the U.S. House of Representatives.”
Jay Obernolte is a small business owner and legislator who has lived in the 8th Congressional District for more than two decades. He earned a 100% NFIB voting record during each term he served in the California state Legislature. He is also a Guardian of Small Business Award recipient.
“Jay Obernolte has a deep understanding of small business issues because he has lived them as a small business owner himself,” said NFIB National Political Director Sharon Sussin. “He knows the impact that bad small business policies can have on the small business community, such as tax increases and overregulation. We are confident that he will continue to be a champion for small business in the U.S. House of Representatives.”
Jay Obernolte’s endorsement today comes from NFIB FedPAC, the organization’s political action committee. NFIB FedPAC is funded by NFIB member donations above membership dues. Decisions made by NFIB FedPAC are managed by a member driven grassroots evaluation process. Small business owners are influential in their communities and NFIB members in California will work hard to elect Jay Obernolte to Congress.