by Gregg Thompson Running a small business isn’t easy in the best of times, and these aren’t the best of times. Social distancing and concerns over spreading COVID-19 forced many small businesses to try to connect with customers online rather than in person, but here’s the catch:  Some businesses can’t easily do that.  I grew…

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RALEIGH — NFIB State Director Gregg Thompson says North Carolina’s leading small business advocacy organization is telling lawmakers it will “key vote” a proposed state constitutional amendment that would stop eminent domain abuse. SB 378 and HB 271 would put a state amendment on the 2021 general election ballot that would stop the government from…

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NFIB State Director Gregg Thompson says small business owners are concerned about HB196, a $1.7 billion COVID-19 relief bill he says could do more to help North Carolina’s small businesses. “It’s a step in the right direction, but it doesn’t do enough to help the employers who have really taken a beating during the pandemic,” Thompson said.…

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