Autism bill looks stalled in Ga. House

...for the best policy.''Their testimony was countered by business and insurance groups.Kyle Jackson of the National Federation of Independent Business said his small business members are very concerned about the rising costs of health insurance...

Chile extends US winless streak in soccer

...contest, Portuguese great Luis Figo ? the 2001 world player of the year ? claimed the required support of five national federations by the entry deadline Thursday."I look at the reputation of FIFA right now and I don't like it. Football...

Taxes, regulations on the agenda for chairman

...concerns during committee hearings, says Kevin Kuhlman, director of legislative affairs with the advocacy group National Federation of Independent Business."He asks good, substantive questions and just keeps an open mind and just listens to...

US job openings jump to 14-year high; sign of strong hiring

...employers could soon be forced to offer higher pay to attract new employees.A second report Tuesday from the National Federation of Independent Business, a small business group, added to the positive outlook. An NFIB monthly index of small...

Augusta-area merchants welcome Small Business Saturday

...of their way to do a campaign like this, it helps us. Any support we get is appreciated."According to the National Federation of Independent Business, shoppers spent about $5.7 billion in local establishments across the country last...


...statement Monday that Van Praag will send his official candidacy letter along with five declarations of support from national federations to FIFA headquarters today.Blatter is seeking a fifth presidential term in the May 29 ballot.? Goalkeeper Hope...

Business, consumer advocates push legislative issues

...of the opposition comes from within the business community itself, like convenience-store operators and the National Federation of Independent Business' state chapter."Our members are also concerned by any discussion of raising taxes or...

Qatar forfeits women's basketball game in protest over hijab ruling

...national level and the Asian Games is an international event."To get an exemption for domestic tournaments, national federations must petition FIBA to allow players to play with their heads covered, plus submit follow-up reports twice a...

National Federation of Independent Businesses endorses Nathan Deal for Georgia governor

The National Federation of Independent Businesses announced its endorsement of Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal during a news conference at Smith Tire Co. in Augusta on Friday.

Sheheen, Haley campaign spar over small business

...in a family that ran a small business.The Haley campaign also noted that last week, the state chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business endorsed the governor, citing her record on economic development."We know that the...