Protecting Small Businesses Is Critical to COVID-19 Recovery

Ann Kinner
NFIB California Leadership Council Member; Owner, Seabreeze Nautical Books and Charts in San Diego, CA.

Despite the CARES Act’s crown as the largest stimulus package in human history, the $350 billion it allocated for small businesses was exhausted in just two weeks. In 2016, small businesses employed 59.9 million people and made up 99.9 percent of all U.S. businesses. Now, with unemployment numbers nearing thirty million, the small business community […]

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What do Boats, Bacon and Coffee Have in Common?

Ann Kinner
NFIB California Leadership Council Member; Owner, Seabreeze Nautical Books and Charts in San Diego, CA.

How about cars, coffee and aloe vera? All of these and hundreds of other things are subject to California’s requirement to post a “Prop 65” warning sign! Most recently, Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) introduced SCR 100 to urge the addition of various processed meat—including bacon—to the Prop 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer or […]

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Small Business Wish List 2015

Ann Kinner
NFIB California Leadership Council Member; Owner, Seabreeze Nautical Books and Charts in San Diego, CA.

Christmas may be over, but it appears that the Grinch is alive and well in Sacramento and throughout the State of California – and he brings with him a bagful of regulations and mandates for small business owners. I hear consistent reports from the small business community, both in San Diego and around the state, […]

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