PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Congress

July 9th, 2024 by

The Honorable Tom Cole Chairman House Appropriations Committee 2207 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Rosa DeLauro Ranking Member House Appropriations Committee 2413 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515   Dear Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro: As you continue the work of drafting the Fiscal Year 2025 Labor, Health and […]

June 27th, 2024 by

The Honorable Nancy Mace Chairwoman Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Government Innovation Committee on Oversight and Accountability U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Gerald E. Connolly Ranking Member Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation Committee on Oversight and Accountability U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   Dear Madam […]

June 27th, 2024 by

On June 27, the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, IT and Government Innovation hosted the hearing: “Cutting Competition in Contracting: The Administration’s Pricey Project Labor Agreement (PLA) Mandate.” The hearing explored the challenges and big problems with PLAs. Specifically, the Biden administration published a final rule, Federal Acquisition Regulation: Use of […]

June 27th, 2024 by

In a June 26 letter to the Chairs and Ranking members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Subcommittee on Innovation, Data and Commerce, the 20 members of the Main Street Privacy Coalition (SBE Council is a member) highlight a significant problem with H.R. 8818, which disproportionately affects small businesses in terms of the […]

June 26th, 2024 by

The Honorable Bill Cassidy Ranking Member Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Washington, DC 20510   Dear Ranking Member Cassidy: The undersigned organizations write to express support for policies that seek to advance independent work opportunities and support the millions of Americans who choose to pursue careers and income as independent contractors. We […]

March 28th, 2024 by

RE: Contributions of Business Partnerships to the U.S. Economy Dear House and Senate Republican Members of Congress: For 30 years, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has advocated for policies that lead to a more favorable environment for strong startup activity and small business growth. Today, I am writing you about a new […]

March 26th, 2024 by

The Honorable Joni Ernst (R-IA) United States Senate 260 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Ernst, Thank you for your long commitment to enhancing policy circumstances for America’s new and small businesses. On January 31st, the House of Representatives voted 357 to 70 to approve H.R. 7024 – the Tax Relief for […]

March 22nd, 2024 by

Earlier this year, U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced the Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act. The bipartisan legislation will support artists and small businesses in creative industries by increasing access to federal resources to help them grow. “Local artists, writers, performers, and the […]

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March 19th, 2024 by

The Honorable Sherrod Brown Chairman, Committee on Banking United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Tim Scott Ranking Member, Committee on Banking United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Chairman Brown and Ranking Member Scott: The undersigned organizations, representing millions of small businesses, urge you to delay the filing deadlines of the Corporate Transparency […]

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