Nation’s leading small business association issues statement on election of Sandifer as House LCI Committee Chairman

COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 3, 2008 – Wendy Homeyer, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business, South Carolina’s leading small business association, issued the following statement today on the election of Rep. Bill Sandifer, a former NFIB member, to a key positions in the state House of Representatives:

β€œRep. Bill Sandifer was elected chairman of the House Labor, Commerce, and Industry Committee. Rep. Sandifer is a former NFIB member and small business owner, so he fully understands the challenges faced by our members. Also, his track record in the House shows that he is ready to take action on legislation that will help small businesses grow and create valuable jobs. We could not be more pleased that Rep. Sandifer will chair this important House committee.”


NFIB is the nation’s leading small business association, with offices in Washington, D.C., and all 50 state capitals. Founded in 1943 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, NFIB gives small and independent business owners a voice in shaping the public policy issues that affect their business. NFIB’s powerful network of grassroots activists send their views directly to state and federal lawmakers through our unique member-only ballot, thus playing a critical role in supporting America’s free enterprise system. NFIB’s mission is to promote and protect the right of our members to own, operate and grow their businesses. More information about NFIB is available online at