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.

Recording of FBA 9th Annual Capitol Conference now available on our legislative page for FBA members and sponsors. To get the password, contact Robert Rivinius at Robert@myfba.org.

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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FBA Names Petrie-Norris Outstanding Legislator for 2021

The Family Business Association of California has named Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris as its Outstanding Legislator for 2021 for her strong support of family businesses and efforts to improve California’s business climate. Petrie-Norris, a Democrat, represents...

Repealing Death Tax will help family businesses stay afloat

Ballot measure would help parents pass their family business along to their childre The COVID-19 pandemic hit many family-owned businesses hard. Now as California emerges from the crisis, those businesses are still struggling to stay afloat. There are 1.4 million...

FBA offers recommendations on moving economy forward

FBA Executive Director Robert Rivinius was invited by Assembly Member Cottie Petrie-Norris, D-Laguna Beach, to be on a panel at today's Select Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing. Following is a letter sent to committee members afterwards summing...

If lawmakers are looking for solutions to help business, start with repealing PAGA

Shortly after Dee Dee Myers became director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-BIZ) late last year, she said she understood the challenges the state’s high costs and strict regulations impose on businesses. “Continuing to dig into those...

Family businesses can’t be left holding the bag

In recent months, there’s been a lot of attention paid to some high-profile California businesses who have decided to move some or all of their operations to lower-cost states. Oracle, the second-largest software maker in the world, is moving its corporate...

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