EAST VALLEY - Matt Salmon, former Congressman and Republican nominee for Arizona's 5th congressional district, today received the endorsement from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), a leading advocate for small businesses and pro-growth policies. NFIB supports and endorses candidates who are committed to advancing pro-business legislation and endorsed Salmon in the CD-5 race after examining his outstanding track record of fighting for small businesses.
NFIB Vice President of Political Lisa Goeas stated, "Matt's election is not only critical to the small-business owners in the East Valley, but also to protecting free enterprise across America. We look forward to standing with Matt this November as he works to do big things for small business."
"NFIB is widely known for their support of the small business community and I am honored to have their endorsement," stated former Congressman Salmon. "Creating an environment in which small businesses in the East Valley and throughout America can succeed is one of my highest priorities and I am excited to work with NFIB to make that happen."
About the National Federation of Independent Business
The National Federation of Independent Business is the leading small business association representing small and independent businesses. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943, NFIB represents the consensus views of its members in Washington and all 50 state capitals.
NFIB's mission is to promote and protect the right of our members to own, operate and grow their businesses. NFIB also gives its members a power in the marketplace. By pooling the purchasing power of its members, the National Federation of Independent Business gives members access to many business products and services at discounted costs. NFIB also provides timely information designed to help small businesses succeed.
About Matt Salmon
Matt Salmon was first elected to the United States Congress in 1994 and served until 2000, honoring his term limit pledge. A proud conservative, Salmon was rated in the top five among all 535 members of the House and Senate by Citizen's Against Government Waste for all six years he was in office. He is a lifetime member of the NRA with an A+ rating and also earned a 100% rating by the National Right to Life. He was also the proud recipient of the American Cancer Society's "Top National Elected Official" award.
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