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Letters to Congress

December 3rd, 2018 by

Dear Member of the United States Senate: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), I am writing to express our organization’s strong support for the “First Step Act of 2018” (S.3649).  SBE Council and our more than 100,000 members and supporters nationwide urge the Senate to act on this bipartisan legislation […]

November 26th, 2018 by

Dear United States Senator: Small businesses and entrepreneurs are feeling upbeat about the economy and the outlook for their businesses. But as you know, access to capital is one of those enduring challenges that hinders startups, growth-oriented firms and small businesses that require capital to take advantage of growth opportunities. The 115th Congress can finish […]

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 […]

October 10th, 2018 by

Dear United States Senator: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly opposes S.J. Res 63, the Disapproval of the Short-Term Limited-Duration Insurance (STLDI) Rule. The flexibility provided to STLDI plans under the final rule adopted by the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services is a welcome development for America’s entrepreneurial […]

September 12th, 2018 by

Dear Conferees to the Defense and Labor, HHS and Education “Mini-Bus” Appropriations Bill: SBE Council opposes the Durbin-Grassley amendment within the Defense, Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations minibus. SBE Council urges that the amendment be rejected and stripped from the final minibus package. ●  The amendment would force biopharmaceutical companies to include list prices in […]

September 12th, 2018 by

Dear Member of the United States Senate: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly supports action by the Congress to forcefully and effectively attack the opioid crisis. Beyond the distressing human toll that the opioid crisis and deadly fentanyl have placed upon our families and country, America’s workforce is being wounded and drained […]

September 10th, 2018 by

The Honorable Ted Budd United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20036 Dear Congressman Budd: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), thank you for introducing the “Unlocking Capital for Small Businesses Act,” H.R. 6127.  SBE Council strongly supports this legislation, which has long been needed to provide clarity on a […]

August 22nd, 2018 by

Dear Member of the United States Senate: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly opposes a proposed amendment to the Defense-Labor-HHS Appropriations package that would force biopharmaceutical companies to include list prices in direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertisements. This regulation would only confuse the public and waste valuable resources that are needed to bring new […]

August 15th, 2018 by

Dear Member of the United States House of Representatives: One of the big myths presented by those supporting onerous and inappropriate regulation of the internet through a congressional review act (CRA) resolution to overturn the “Restoring Internet Freedom” order is that smothering red tape will be good for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Nothing could be […]

July 16th, 2018 by

Support Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses:  Vote YES on JOBS Act 3.0 UPDATE: On July 17, the U.S. House passed JOBS Act 3.0 by a vote of 406-4. Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our more than 100,000 members and supporters nationwide, […]

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