PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Congress

June 13th, 2017 by

The Honorable Orrin G. Hatch Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Hatch: As the Senate continues to make progress on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, we urge you and your colleagues to include repeal of the nearly 20 taxes imposed by the law. During a […]

June 13th, 2017 by

Open Letter to Congress: Include Three Critical Pro-Growth Provisions in Comprehensive Tax Reform On behalf of the undersigned organizations and our millions of supporters, we urge you to swiftly pass comprehensive tax reform that overhauls the tax code for individuals, families, and businesses of all sizes. While advocates of reform may disagree on certain provisions, there is […]

June 9th, 2017 by

SBE Council joined more than 50 business organizations and signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urging them to protect the employer-sponsored health insurance system by repealing damaging taxes and preserving improvements to consumer-directed health options proposed in the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA). The letter urged […]

June 7th, 2017 by

H.R. 10 Reforms will Encourage Capital Formation and Access for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly supports the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 (H.R. 10). Access to capital remains a critical challenge for many entrepreneurs, and the Financial CHOICE Act […]

May 10th, 2017 by

Dear Members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly opposes efforts to undermine entrepreneurship and innovation in the prescription drug manufacturing industry by directly or indirectly imposing price controls on life-saving and enhancing medicines. The HELP Committee is likely to face amendments […]

May 1st, 2017 by

The Honorable Jeb Hensarling Chairman House Financial Services Committee United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C.   20515   Dear Chairman Hensarling: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly supports the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 (H.R. 10). Following the economic and financial crisis of 2008-09, Congress and President Obama reacted by advancing the […]

April 5th, 2017 by

UPDATE: On April 6, 2017 the U.S. House passed H.R. 1219 by a vote of 417-3. SUPPORT INVESTMENT IN AMERICA’S ENTREPRENEURIAL SECTOR Vote YES: Supporting America’s Innovators Act of 2017 (H.R. 1219)   Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our 100,000 […]

April 4th, 2017 by

UPDATE: On April 5, H.R. 1304 passed the House by a vote of  400-16. Support Health Insurance Choices for Small Businesses Vote YES on H.R. 1304, the Self-Insurance Protection Act Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our 100,000 members nationwide, I urge […]

April 3rd, 2017 by

UPDATE: On April 4, the U.S. House passed H.R. 1343 by a vote of 331-87. A VOTE FOR ENTREPRENEURS & THEIR WORKFORCE Vote YES: Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017, H.R. 1343   Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our 100,000 […]

April 3rd, 2017 by

On April 3, 2017, SBE Council joined a broad coalition of state, local, and national small business organizations in support of the “Small Business Regulatory Improvements Act,” S. 584, sponsored by Senator James Lankford (R-OK). The legislation would reform the regulatory process to ensure that all federal agencies appropriately consider the impact of their rules on […]

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