Letters to Congress

May 12th, 2022 by

May 11, 2022   The Honorable Peter A. DeFazio Chairman Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure   The Honorable Sam Graves Ranking Member Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure   The Honorable Donald M. Payne, Jr. Chairman Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials   The Honorable Rick Crawford Ranking Member Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous […]

April 5th, 2022 by

Dear Chairman Brown, Ranking Member Toomey, and Members of the Committee, We the undersigned write in strong support of the JOBS Act 4.0 capital formation package and would like to thank Ranking Member Toomey and the Members of the Senate Banking Committee for their leadership on this important issue. Capital markets play a vital role […]

March 24th, 2022 by

Dear Member of Congress: We write in support of the Renewing Investment in American Workers and Supply Chains Act, legislation to allow accelerated depreciation for all structures, introduced by Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) and Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Banks (R-Ind.). This legislation would reduce the depreciation schedule for all nonresidential and residential property to […]

March 21st, 2022 by

The Honorable Tim Scott United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator Scott: The undersigned groups thank you for introducing the Employee Rights Act, a bill that reforms federal labor and employment law to better reflect the American economy and workforce of the 21st Century. We are proud to support this legislation. Over the past […]

March 15th, 2022 by

TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: We, the undersigned associations, urge you to oppose H.R. 963, the “Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act,” which would effectively ban arbitration provisions in private contracts. Federal law has protected arbitration as a means of resolving disputes between businesses, consumers, and employees since 1925. Should it […]

February 28th, 2022 by

Dear Senator/Representative: The diverse group of construction and business associations undersigned below writes in strong support of the Fair and Open Competition Act (S. 403/H.R. 1284), sponsored by Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind. and Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C. The Fair and Open Competition Act would prevent federal agencies and recipients of federal assistance from requiring or […]

January 22nd, 2022 by

This vital policy expired December 31, 2021 SBE Council joined a broad coalition of employer and health care groups urging Congress to reinstate virtual care access that enabled employers and health plans to provide pre-deductible coverage for telehealth services for individuals with HDHP-HSAs. Letters urging this action were sent to key Committee leadership on January […]

January 19th, 2022 by

  The Honorable Dick Durbin                             The Honorable Chuck Grassley Chairman                                                         Ranking Member Senate Judiciary Committee                            Senate Judiciary Committee United States Senate                  […]

January 13th, 2022 by

January 13, 2022 Dear Members of Congress: As America’s small business owners continue to navigate a host of challenges and work to stabilize their firms and recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we believe that Congress must focus on policy solutions that restore their vibrancy and growth. Our national and local economies depend […]

January 12th, 2022 by

On January 12, SBE Council joined over 90 trade associations calling on Congress to end efforts to pass “Build Back Better” and shift its focus by addressing the pressing issues confronting American families and businesses – rising prices, labor shortages and supply chain disruptions.  The letter reads: Today’s Consumer Price Index report showing inflation rising at […]

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