PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Administration

February 2nd, 2024 by

The Honorable Lina M. Khan Chair Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20580 Via email   Dear Chair Khan, As an organization dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship and protecting small business, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is focused on ensuring that the federal regulatory process is fair, transparent and inclusive […]

November 3rd, 2023 by

President Joseph R. Biden The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, District of Columbia 20500 Re: The Imperative for U.S. Government Support of Startups, Small Businesses, and Entrepreneurs in the Global Digital Economy The undersigned, representing a broad and diverse community of entrepreneur, small business, and startup innovators, collectively share our deep concern with […]

October 20th, 2023 by

Stakeholder Letter Urging Swift Action on Practitioner Reportng of Home Address for Medicare Enrollment and Billing SBE Council joined a letter signed by 110 organizations requesting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) take action on preserving the benefits of telehealth by ensuring telehealth practitioners working from a home-based (or other) location do not […]

October 17th, 2023 by

The coalition letter encourages President Biden to push back against policies that restrict trade, undermine U.S. competitiveness, and stifle innovation.   Dear Mr. President: As you prepare for the October 20 U.S.-EU Summit, the undersigned associations encourage you to push back against regulatory overreach and protectionist tendencies in Europe that threaten to restrict trade, undermine […]

October 17th, 2023 by

In response to President Biden promoting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB’s) new credit card late fee price cap at the White House, SBE Council signed a coalition letter to the president and the CFPB urging them to reconsider the rule. The letter is signed by 31 groups and advocacy organizations dedicated to promoting pro-growth, pro-consumer policies. “History indicates […]

September 25th, 2023 by

Jessica Looman Principal Deputy Administrator Wage and Hour Division Department of Labor Room S-3502 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20210 RE: Extension Request for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees” (RIN 1235-AA39) Dear Principal Deputy Administrator Looman: The Partnership to Protect Workplace […]

March 7th, 2023 by

The Honorable Gina Raimondo Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce 1401 Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC 20230   Dear Secretary Raimondo: The diverse group of construction and business associations undersigned urge the U.S. Department of Commerce to ensure public investments in the semiconductor industry are not needlessly constrained by anti-competitive and inflationary policies imposed through unlawful […]

June 2nd, 2022 by

On June 2, SBE Council joined a coalition letter to United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine C. Tai and U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to express opposition to the proposal before the World Trade Organization (WTO) that would waive IP protections for COVID-19 vaccines that exists under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property […]

February 15th, 2022 by

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden Jr. The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC  20500   Dear President Biden: The diverse coalition of undersigned associations and organizations representing the interests of tens of thousands of companies and millions of skilled employees in the U.S. construction industry—building the foundation of America’s economy—strongly opposes your administration’s efforts […]

January 25th, 2022 by

On January 25, 2022, 110 employer organizations, including SBE Council, sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh urging the Department of Labor (DOL) to hold stakeholder meetings prior to the development and issuance of its anticipated proposed rulemaking on the “white collar” exemptions to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In […]

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