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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 11, 2014

Media Advisory: Comptroller Franchot to Keynote Annual Legislative Day for Members of the NFIB and IEC Chesapeake



Comptroller Franchot to Keynote Annual

 

Legislative Day for Members of the NFIB and

 

IEC Chesapeake

     

   -- Comptroller to Highlight Small Businesses Contributions to State’s

 

Economy --

 

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

                        Representatives from National Federation of Independent Businesses and IEC Chesapeake

                        Maryland Senate and House leaders

                                               

WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot will give the keynote speech at the annual Legislative Day hosted by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) and the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Chesapeake. Each year, the NFIB and IEC members gather to share the concerns small businesses in Maryland face.

 

The Comptroller will talk about the state’s economy, the major role small businesses play in job creation, growth and expanding local economic opportunities, how re-coupling Maryland’s estate tax with the federal exemption rate would benefit generations of families and ways to revamp the state government’s procurement process. There will be a question and answer session afterward.

 

The NFIB represents the interests of 3,000 small businesses in Maryland. It has 300,000 members nationwide. IEC Chesapeake, which is headquartered in Laurel, represents electrical contractors in the mid-Atlantic region.

 

WHEN:          10 a.m.

 

WHERE:       Maryland Inn

                        58 Church Circle

                        Annapolis, MD 21401

 

                                   

MEDIA CONTACTS:  Barbara Sauers, 410-260-7438 (Comptroller’s Office),410- 212-9414 (cell)