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JULY 28, 2016 978-895- 9606
Representative Susannah Whipps Lee Endorsed by Small Business Group
BOSTON–The National Federation of Independent Business Massachusetts has endorsed Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee’s re-election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives. This endorsement is based on the Representative’s votes on issues important to small business owners during her term in office. “We thank the representative for her commitment to the needs of thousands of Main Street small businesses and their more than one million employees in Massachusetts.” said Bill Vernon, NFIB/MA State Director
“As co-owner of a family owned, local business, I am honored to be recognized by NFIB for my work in support of small businesses,” said Rep. Whipps Lee. “Supporting small business is a crucial part of supporting and expanding our local economy, encouraging job creation, and improving life for the residents of our region.” NFIB is the nation’s leading small business association, with offices in Washington, DC 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 businesses.
NFIB’s powerful network of grassroots activists sends their views directly to state and federal lawmakers though a unique members-only ballot, thus playing a crucial role in supporting America’s free enterprise.
NFIB’s mission is to promote and protect the right of our members to own, operate and grow their businesses. Susannah Whipps Lee (R-Athol) is a co-owner of Athol based Whipps, Inc., a former Athol Selectman, and serves as State Representative for the twelve towns of the 2 nd Franklin District.