Sen. Corman Recognized for Voting Record On Behalf of Pa’s Small Business Owners

Sen. Jake Corman (R-Centre) today received the Guardian of Small Business Award from the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) for his strong voting record on behalf of Pennsylvania’s small business owners.

During the 2007-2008 Legislative Session of the General Assembly, Corman was cited for his 100 percent voting record on issues of important to small businesses. The votes tracked included legislation to make health insurance more affordable, reduce frivolous lawsuits, protect the rights of private property owners and reduce the tax burden on small businesses.

In a letter to Corman NFIB State Director Kevin Shivers said “The record shows that when the roll call was taken, you were a true and consistent advocate for Main Street small businesses. On behalf of our members, I would like to thank you for standing up for small business.”

Corman said his favorable votes on pro-business issues are part of his overall commitment to reduce taxes, fight excessive government spending and work to make the state’s business climate for competitive for all job creators.

“In most communities, it is the small businesses that help to create jobs and drive the economy forward, and we need to give them the tools they need to succeed.” Corman said. “I’m pleased to receive this award, and will continue during these difficult economic times to fight for our state’s job creators, so that we can get our economy moving again.”

Niki Gross
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