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Health Care Reform that Works for All

Single-payer schemes and proposals to incrementally give government more control and power over health care spending and decisions would harm access and erode quality. Policy initiatives that promote competition, and encourage investment in new drugs, treatments and innovative solutions for delivering health care are the type of reforms that will make the system more responsive to America’s health care consumers.

November 16th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider By Karen Kerrigan- At a November 15 Small Business Roundtable (SBR) event on Capitol Hill, members of the coalition unveiled the results of a post-election survey, which found that health care ranks #1 when it comes the chief concerns of small business owners. In a question posed by the SBR survey: “If […]

November 15th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Featuring Special Guest Speakers Sen. Ben Cardin, Rep. Steve Chabot, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, and Deputy Assistant to the President Stephen P. Munisteri Washington, D.C. – Today the Small Business Roundtable (SBR), the premier coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, hosted a special luncheon at the Capitol Visitor Center in […]

November 14th, 2018 by

The Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker of the House   The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Majority Leader   The Honorable Steve Scalise Majority Whip   The Honorable Cathy McMorris Rogers Chair, Republican Conference   The Honorable Luke Messer Chairman, Republican Policy Conference Committee   RE: Health Insurance Tax (HIT Tax) Impact on Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs and […]

November 13th, 2018 by

Unfinished Business: JOBS Act 3.0, HIT Tax Relief, Regulatory Improvements FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Congress is back in session, and the nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses is urging congressional leaders and all members to focus on legislation that will fuel small business confidence and growth into 2019.  Small Business & […]

November 13th, 2018 by

Vice President Michael R. Pence The White House Office of the Vice President Washington, D.C.  20500   Dear Mr. Vice President, Entrepreneurs and small business owners remain confident about the U.S. economy and the outlook for their firm’s growth. The many policy initiatives pursued and implemented by the Trump Administration have made a big difference […]

November 12th, 2018 by

President Donald J. Trump The White House Washington, D.C.  20500   Dear Mr. President, Entrepreneurs and small business owners remain confident about the U.S. economy and the outlook for their firm’s growth. The many policy initiatives pursued and implemented by your Administration have made a big difference for the health of small business finances, expansion […]

November 12th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider The 3 Key Areas: Access to capital via JOBS Act 3.0, cost certainty with HIT Tax Relief, regulatory improvement and reform By Karen Kerrigan– Congress reconvenes on November 13, and there is much work to do before the 115th session ends sometime in December.  America’s entrepreneurs remain confident about the economy, but […]

October 24th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – On October 23, the Department of Labor issued a proposed rule on health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) that provides more flexibility for their use among small businesses.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan said this type of flexibility is exactly what small businesses […]

October 19th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider A proposed government mandate for advertising won’t lower prices, and will confuse consumers By Karen Kerrigan– The issue of price transparency and prescription drugs is getting some attention. The federal government just proposed a new regulation mandating that pharmaceutical companies include list prices in their direct-to-consumer (DTC) television advertisements. If you are […]

October 10th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) applauded the outcome of a vote in the U.S. Senate, which turned back an effort led by Democrats to repeal a rule that has made short-term limited-duration health insurance plans a more practical option for entrepreneurs, employees and the self-employed. SBE […]

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