PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Congress

September 12th, 2022 by

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi                          The Honorable Chuck Schumer Speaker                                                           Majority Leader U.S. House of Representatives                       U.S. Senate […]

August 10th, 2022 by

“Inflation Reduction Act” Reduces Investment & Innovation, Harms Struggling U.S. Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Dear U.S. House Member: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly opposes “The Inflation Reduction Act” (IRA). The package will not reduce inflation. The Congressional Budget Office reports that it will have “a negligible” effect on reducing inflation. In […]

August 7th, 2022 by

“Inflation Reduction Act” Reduces Investment, Innovation, Job Growth & Productivity U.S. Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Will Be Harmed   Dear Member of the United States Senate: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly opposes “The Inflation Reduction Act” (IRA). The title of the legislation belies what it will actually do, as both common […]

July 12th, 2022 by

Untested and colossal “anti-trust” regulatory interference puts small businesses at risk Small business owners and entrepreneurs have multiple challenges in the current economy. The policy solutions they want from President Biden and Congress do not involve big government interventions, but ones that incentivize businesses to invest and innovate. They want policies that provide relief from […]

June 21st, 2022 by

Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: Open and inclusive access to federal government procurement opportunities is a critical issue that ensures competition and innovation in this sizable marketplace, fairness for the tens of thousands of small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) that want to win a federal contract, and helps to ensure that taxpayers […]

June 8th, 2022 by

Did you know that the first franchise systems were started in the colonies by Benjamin Franklin? This uniquely American model – which has gone global – currently supports 8.2 million jobs in the United States. There are more than 775,000 U.S. franchise businesses, with a 30.8% minority entrepreneurship rate. Franchising has represented an efficient and […]

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 […]

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