DES MOINES, IOWA (June 24, 2020)  The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Center released a survey with an update on the state of small business and the progress with federal loan programs. Twenty-seven percent of owners reported experiencing a significant or moderate increase in sales due to eased restrictions in the states.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 13, 2020) — Small business optimism took another dive in April, falling 5.5 points to 90.9, with owners expressing certainty the economy will weaken in the near-term, but expecting it to improve over the next six months. The Optimism Index has fallen 13.6 points over the last two months, with nine of 10 Index components declining in April and one improving.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 7, 2020) — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Center have released a 

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 22, 2020) — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Center released a 

WASHINGTON DC (April 16, 2020) — Word that the $350 billion in funds in the Paycheck Protection Program dried out is upsetting to small-business owners across the state, as well as the head of NFIB, or the National Federal of Independent Business, the state’s leading small-business organization.

WASHINGTON DC (April 15, 2020) On April 14, NFIB hosted an informational webinar with Senator Joni Ernst. The Senator connected with more than 120 small business-owners, giving them the latest information about what’s going on in Washington DC and how Congress is helping small-business owners during this coronavirus crisis.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 9, 2020) — The 

WASHINGTON DC (April 3, 2020) — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Center’s latest survey on the current impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on small business shows continued deterioration of the small business sector. The severity of the outbreak and regulatory measures that cities and states are taking to control it are having a devastating impact on small businesses.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 23, 2020) — The NFIB Research Center’s latest survey on the current impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on small business offers a stark contrast from the survey released 10 days ago. The magnitude of disruption now on the small business sector is profound. Full survey is attached.

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