PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Congress

October 10th, 2017 by

UPDATE: On October 11, the House Financial Services Committee approved H.R. 2201 by a vote of 34-26 The Honorable Tom Emmer U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515   Dear Representative Emmer: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our nationwide membership of entrepreneurs and small business owners, I am writing […]

October 10th, 2017 by

HOUSES PASSES H.R. 477: On December 7, the U.S. House passed H.R. 477 by a recorded vote of 426-0. UPDATE:  On October 11, 2017 the House Financial Services Committee approved H.R. 477 by a vote of 37-23  The Honorable Bill Huizenga United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515   Dear Congressman Huizenga: The Small […]

October 2nd, 2017 by

Entrepreneurship and the American Dream Need a Boost Support H.R. 3441 – SAVE LOCAL BUSINESS ACT Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our nationwide membership of more than 100,000 entrepreneurs and small businesses across the country, I urge your full support […]

September 28th, 2017 by

SBE Council joined a coalition of small business groups in support of President Trump’s nomination of Emily Murphy to be the Administrator of the General Services Administration. See the letter to the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs here.

September 27th, 2017 by

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate   The Honorable Chuck Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our nationwide membership of entrepreneurs and small business owners, I am writing to express strong support […]

September 22nd, 2017 by

As members of the Senate were debating a health care reform bill (which, ultimately, was not voted upon), SBE Council joined other members of the business community urging negotiators to include repeal of the “health insurance tax” and the “Cadillac tax” in the bill, as repeal of both would help stabilize insurance markets as well […]

September 12th, 2017 by

One hundred and fifty organizations joined a coalition letter sent to GOP leaders and the Chairmen of the tax-writing committees in Congress.  SBE Council is one of those groups. The groups outlined the core benefits of death tax repeal for the small business community and the overall economy. Read the letter here.

September 8th, 2017 by

SBE Council joined a coalition of groups in support of the “Free File Permanency Act of 2017,” H.R. 3641. Making the Free File program a permanent one would guarantee “that millions of taxpayers across the country will continue to have access to quality, free, and efficient online tax preparation and electronic filing services,” as the […]

September 7th, 2017 by

The Honorable Blaine Luetkemeyer U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   Dear Representative Luetkemeyer: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our nationwide membership of entrepreneurs and small business owners, I am writing to express our strong support for H.R. 3312, the “Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017.”  […]

August 3rd, 2017 by

The Honorable Mitch McConnell                               The Honorable Charles Schumer Majority Leader                                                             Minority Leader 317 Russell Senate Office Building                             322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510                                                Washington, DC 20510   Dear Leader McConnell and Leader Schumer, As associations representing businesses of all industries, forms, and sizes in all 50 states, we urge the Senate to take […]

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