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 the FBA Annual Meeting of Members on November 13th, 2019

Join us on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM PST for the FBA Annual Meeting of Members.
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 Senator Nielsen Outstanding Legislator for 2019

The Family Business Association of California, the only organization advocating exclusively for California’s thousands of family businesses, has named Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Tehama, as its Outstanding Legislator for 2019. FBA Executive Director Robert Rivinius said the...

Are 1,061 Pages Enough?

By Robert Rivinius, FBA Executive Director When I have a chance to meet with someone in the Legislature or from the Governor's Office, I take them a copy of the Cal-Chamber's 2019 California Labor Law Digest. The book is 8" x 11", 2 1/2" inches thick, and has 1,061...

PAGA Reform Would Help Grow Our Economy

By Ken Monroe Chair, Family Business Assn. of CA and president, Holt of California This op-ed originally appeared in the Orange County Register on July 5, 2019 You can’t watch TV or go online these days without hearing about more and more politicians who are calling...

Modern Monetary Theory Is Voodoo Economics Redux

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. | June 1, 2019 There is currently widespread frustration with the performance of the global economy. Traditional policy approaches are not delivering the economic results they have in the past. In the U.S., millennials are poorer, have lower...

More than 70 Members get latest information at Family Business Day

NEW! See photos from Family Business Day. More than 70 FBA Members and guests heard the latest information about developments at the Capitol at last week's Family Business Day and Legislative Conference -- including the hot-off-the-presses news that legislation to...

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