The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Texas office announced its endorsement of Republican Ken Paxton for Attorney General. The endorsement of Paxton comes from NFIB SAFE (Save America’s Free Enterprise) Trust, the organization’s political action committee.

Will Newton, NFIB/Texas Executive Director, said, “As a state legislator, Ken Paxton has consistently supported the small business community and has a decade-long voting record of standing in support of free enterprise, limited government, and entrepreneurship.   Senator Paxton knows that small businesses are our state’s primary job creator and the cornerstone of our economy.  Ken Paxton will continue to keep Texas strong as Attorney General and the NFIB will urge our 24,000 Texas members to support his candidacy on November 4.”

Senator Paxton has recently earned key endorsements from leading organizations and associations which represent thousands of Texans, including the political arm of the Texas Association of Business (the Business and Commerce Political Action Committee), the Manufacturing PAC of Texas (MPACT), Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLRPAC), Texas Medical Association (TEXPAC), Texas Association of Builders (HOMEPAC), and the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA PAC).

The National Federation of Independent Business is the nation’s leading small business association, with offices in Washington, D.C., 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 business.   NFIB’s mission is to promote and protect the right of their members to own, operate, and grow their businesses.

On May 27th, Ken Paxton won the Republican nomination for Texas Attorney General, earning almost 64% of the vote.  A defender of our free enterprise system, Senator Paxton has opposed government regulations which harm Texas jobs and economic growth.  As a Texas State Senator, he vig­orously opposed the expansion of Obamacare and will continue to do so as Attorney General.