PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Congress

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 […]

January 16th, 2019 by

The Honorable John Barrasso United States Senate   The Honorable Cory Gardner United States Senate   The Honorable Krysten Sinema United States Senate   Dear Senators Barrasso, Gardner and Sinema: On behalf of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), I am writing to thank you for introducing “The Jobs and Premium Protection Act” […]

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 […]

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