Time to support small business Posted in: Opinions Social distancing may be necessary right now, but it’s taking a toll on small businesses. State-specific numbers aren’t available, but I am the Texas director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), and 76 percent of the nation’s small business owners are being impacted in some way by the COVID-19 ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!