Representing Family Businesses at the State Capital

The Family Business Association of California (FBA) represents family businesses at the legislature and in the courts to help overcome regulatory and economic obstacles and ensure they maintain freedom to operate with as little government intervention as possible.

Supporting California's Most Valuable Asset

Family businesses are California's most valuable asset. They are the backbone of the economy, both nationally and in California. FBA is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization that is the only association in California that solely focuses on representing family businesses at the state Capitol.

The Leading Voice for Family Business in California

We are a proactive voice for family businesses in California and identify opportunities for and threats against family businesses, thereby providing a voice for solving the problems they face.
Family Business Association of California

Who We Are

FBA is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization that is the only association in California that solely focuses on representing family businesses at the state Capitol.

Family Business Association of California

What We Do

FBA introduces legislation to support family business, takes a stand against bad legislation, and fights for bills that are good for family businesses.

Family Business Association of California

Why We Do It

Family businesses are California’s most valuable asset. They are the backbone of the economy, both nationally and in California.

Family Business Association of California

Membership Advantages

The many advantages of membership include legislative advocacy, a weekly news summary, economic updates, peer-to-peer meetings, and more.

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Economic Forecast 2019: Good, But Not as Good as 2018

By Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. Despite increasing political uncertainty, a split Congress, trade concerns, financial-market volatility, and slowing global growth, from an economic perspective, the next 12 months should be decent. The odds of a recession have roughly...

Frivolous PAGA lawsuits are making some lawyers rich, but they aren’t helping workers or employers

This op-ed by FBA Chairman Ken Monroe appeared in the Los Angeles Times on December 6, 2018 Fourteen years ago, California set up a new method for enforcing its complex wage and hour laws. The legislation, called the Private Attorneys General Act, or PAGA, allows...

Family businesses celebrate milestone anniversaries

While family businesses are the bedrock of California’s economy and its communities, keeping a business going for decades is extremely difficult. Studies show that only 30 percent of family businesses survive into the second generation, 12 percent to the third, and...

Family Business Assn. Presents Its First Outstanding Legislator Award to Adam Gray

The Family Business Association of California, the only organization advocating exclusively for California’s thousands of family businesses, has awarded its first Outstanding Legislator Award to Assembly Member Adam C. Gray, D-Merced, for his record on legislation...

FBA’s public policy goals for 2019

FBA's Board of Directors has adopted the following public policy goals for 2019 State tax issues. FBA needs to be diligent in this debate to maintain fair and equitable business and personal taxes in California: Continue our leadership role to maintain prohibition on...

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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