PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Congress

April 8th, 2019 by

Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: The broadband internet is flourishing, and small business owners continue to benefit from a contemporary regulatory structure that has encouraged entrepreneurs and private sector investment to produce innovative tools and services that are bringing us faster service, which has led to more efficient business growth. Much to […]

April 4th, 2019 by

The Honorable Tim Walberg U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   Dear Representative Walberg: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our nationwide membership of entrepreneurs and small businesses, I am writing to voice our strong support for the “PURPA Modernization Act of 2019” (H.R. 1502). The cost of […]

April 2nd, 2019 by

The Honorable Maxine Waters Chairwoman Committee on Financial Services U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   The Honorable Patrick McHenry Ranking Member Committee on Financial Services U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   Dear Chairwoman Waters and Ranking Member McHenry: Access to capital and strengthening U.S. capital markets remain priority issues for the […]

April 2nd, 2019 by

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, D.C. Dear Majority Leader McConnell: We write to urge you to confirm the only current nominee to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”, “Agency” or “Commission”), Janet Dhillon. Confirming her is essential so that the Commission will have a quorum that […]

March 28th, 2019 by

Sen. Jerry Moran, Chairman Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Ranking Member Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection 512 Dirksen Senate Building Washington, DC 20510   Dear Chairman Moran and Ranking Member Blumenthal: Thank you for convening a hearing to bring greater attention to “Small Business Perspectives on a Federal Data Privacy Framework.” Our organizations – the […]

March 25th, 2019 by

The Honorable Marco Rubio                                      The Honorable Ben Cardin Chairman                                                                       Ranking Member Committee on Small Business                                   Committee on Small Business […]

March 6th, 2019 by

SBE Council joined over 200 business organizations in opposition to H.R. 1, disingenuously titled the “For the People Act of 2019.” The legislation is clearly designed to push certain voices – i.e., the business community – out of the political process altogether.  A letter signed by the business community was sent to every Member of […]

March 6th, 2019 by

Repeals “Cadillac Tax” On March 1, SBE Council joined a coalition of over over 500 business organizations, nonprofits, chambers of commerce, insurers, brokers, unions and patient advocacy groups in support of H.R. 748, the “Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019,” which would repeal the impending 40% tax on employer-provided health care. As […]

January 24th, 2019 by

On January 24, 2019 SBE Council joined a large coalition of business organization in an Open Letter to President Trump and all Members of the United States Congress urging an immediate resolution to the partial government shutdown: On behalf of the American business community, we urge Congress and the administration to immediately take steps to restore […]

January 22nd, 2019 by

The Honorable Nydia Velázquez Chairwoman Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   The Honorable Steve Chabot Ranking Member Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   Dear Chairwoman Velázquez and Ranking Member Chabot: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our […]

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