Contact: Bill G. Smith

NFIB’s Wisconsin State Director


MADISON, Oct. 25, 2018) — NFIB in Wisconsin, the state’s leading small-business association, announced today that Representative Kathy Bernier (R-68 Chippewa Falls) is a recipient of their prestigious Guardian of Small Business Award which recognizes those legislators who have taken a strong and consistent stand for Wisconsin’s small business community during the 2017-18 Session of the Legislature.

“Representative Bernier has shown steadfast support of small business on every important vote,” said NFIB’s State Director in Wisconsin, Bill G. Smith. “She championed reform of the state’s regulatory process, and we know she will continue to be an effective advocate in the State Senate for all issues that will promote and strengthen Wisconsin’s small business community.”

The Guardian of Small Business Award is the organization’s highest honor, reserved for lawmakers who demonstrate exceptional leadership and consistency in supporting the small business agenda.  On theissues last session identified by NFIB members as most important, Representative Bernier’s strong support of the NFIB agenda was pivotal on ensuring that small businesses and the issues that affect them are a priority.

NFIB’s Wisconsin Voting Record for all state House and Senate members can be found at this web link:

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