NFIB endorses Zupkus
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has endorsed of Republican Lezlye Zupkus in her bid for the state House of Representatives.
â€śLezlye Zupkus impressed us with her commitment making Connecticut more competitive by cutting the size of government, reducing taxes and getting the regulatory bureaucracies out of the way,â€ť said NFIB State Director Andrew Markowski, in a press release issued by Zupkusâ€™s campaign.Â â€śSheâ€™s got strong experience in the private sector and she clearly understands how small businesses work and what we need to improve the stateâ€™s economic climate.â€ť
Zupkus, of Prospect, is challenging Democrat state Rep. Vickie Nardello for the state House seat in the 89th District, which covers Prospect, Bethany, and a portion of Cheshire.
Zupkusâ€™ endorsement came from NFIBâ€™s Save Americaâ€™s Free Enterprise Trust (SAFE), the associationâ€™s political action committee, and is based on positions regarding key small-business issues including health care, taxes, and labor and regulatory issues, according to the release.
According to its website, NFIB is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943 with a mission to promote and protect the right of its members to own, operate and grow their businesses.