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.

Register for our 7th Annual Family Business Day & Legislative Conference

Join us on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm for our 7th Annual Family Business Day & Legislative Conference in Sacramento, CA. Click below to register.
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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The Green New Deal is a bad deal

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. | March 1 While advocates of the Green New Deal (GND) suggest it will solve a multitude of problems by combating global warming and creating millions of well-paid jobs, the reality is that the GND is a profoundly expensive plan that takes leave...

FBA sponsors landmark bill that would define a California Family Business

Senate Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, has agreed to carry legislation sponsored by FBA that will provide a definition for family businesses in California. SB 483 will be amended to assist state and local governments in identifying family businesses that meet the...

FBA signs on to letter supporting federal death tax repeal

At a time when more and more progressives are seeking to reinstate higher estate tax levels -- and significantly raise taxes for many family business owners -- FBA is proud to be one of more than 150 associations and trade groups that are backing legislation to fully...

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...

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