PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Congress

September 29th, 2021 by

September 17, 2021   The Honorable Ben Cardin Chair Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship United States Senate   The Honorable Rand Paul Ranking Member Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship United States Senate   Dear Chair Cardin and Ranking Member Paul: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), I am […]

September 24th, 2021 by

TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: We, the undersigned organizations, represent the interests of every sector and segment of the business community and together unequivocally oppose H.R. 3, the “Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019.” Promises to pass along government price controls to the employer-sponsored market do not change our fervent […]

September 15th, 2021 by

Dear U.S. House Member: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has long supported an open, fair and competitive federal procurement marketplace that makes it simple for small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) to bid on and win federal contracts.  We are pleased to see interest by Congress to accelerate the testing of different e-commerce […]

September 13th, 2021 by

  The Honorable Chuck Schumer Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Republican Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Republican Leader United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Leader Schumer, […]

September 13th, 2021 by

Dear Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader McCarthy: As Congress continues work on the Build Back Better Act, we write to express our ongoing concerns and opposition to any proposal that would require financial institutions to report to the IRS on transactions in business and personal accounts. 1 We represent small businesses in […]

September 10th, 2021 by

Dear Member of Congress: A few rogue “employer groups” who do not represent the interest of their member companies or the business community are pushing for price controls on prescription drugs, punitive taxes on pharmaceutical companies, and more government meddling in our health care system. Millions of small to mid-size companies across the United States […]

September 9th, 2021 by

The Honorable Richard Neal Chairman Committee on Ways & Means U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable Kevin Brady Ranking Member Committee on Ways & Means U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   Dear Chairman Neal and Ranking Member Brady: We, the undersigned associations, write to state our unequivocal support for […]

September 8th, 2021 by

Honorable Richard E. Neal Chairman, House Ways and Means Committee 1102 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Neal: The undersigned organizations representing millions of individually- and family-owned businesses strongly urge you to reject any measures that would raise taxes on Main Street employers as part of the upcoming reconciliation bill. Individually- and […]

August 24th, 2021 by

August 24, 2021 Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly opposes the partisan $3.5 trillion budget resolution that will soon be considered by the U.S. House.  The massive package is a tax-and-spend blowout that does not serve the interests of small businesses and entrepreneurs. Higher […]

August 10th, 2021 by

SBE Council supports S. Amdt #3106 to S.Con Res. 14, the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Resolution, introduced by Senator John Thune (R-S.D.)   SBE Council urges all Senators to vote YES on the amendment.  This amendment would preserve step-up in basis, which is critical to counter efforts underway in Congress to impose an even deadlier Death Tax […]

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