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 Annual Meeting of Members 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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Latest News

 

State Officials and Unions Will Never Have All the Money They Want

By Ken Monroe, FBA Chairman and president of Holt of California The following commentary was posted on Fox & Hounds on October 21, 2020 Proposition 15, the split-roll property tax measure on the November ballot, would seriously affect family businesses throughout...

FBA takes positions on four November ballot measures

FBA has taken positions on four ballot initiatives that will have an impact on family businesses. No on Prop 15 -- an $11-12 billion tax increase at the worst possible time. Public employee unions always want more money. The property tax on property owned 10 years or...

FBA ‘Disappointed’ Newsom Backs Proposition 15

Contact: Robert Rivinius, Executive Director robert@myfba.org, 916-847-2700 The Family Business Association of California today issued the following statement expressing disappointment in Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to support Proposition 15, the measure on the...

Business friend or foe? Lawmakers have a choice for recovery

By Ken Monroe, FBA Chairman California’s 1.4 million family-owned businesses are in the fight of their lives. Some have been shuttered since March, still waiting nervously for an all-clear from state officials. While their revenue stopped, the bills kept coming. And...

Unleash private enterprise to jumpstart California’s economy with these four moves

By Ken Monroe FBA Chairman Two months into California’s economic lockdown, it’s time to start working on creating a V-shaped economic recovery. Gov. Gavin Newsom has shown strong leadership during the past couple months in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Now he...

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