PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Congress

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 […]

July 13th, 2021 by

The Honorable Patty Murray                  The Honorable Richard Burr Chair                                                       Ranking Member Committee on Health, Education,          Committee on […]

July 1st, 2021 by

Dear Member of Congress: Rising healthcare costs and limited options are hurting small businesses and their employees. A new survey released this week by SBE Council finds that small business owners want policies that support their efforts to offer more health insurance options, not government intrusions that could undermine those efforts. In our survey of more than 500 small […]

June 9th, 2021 by

The Honorable Peter DeFazio Chair, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 2165 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable Sam Graves Ranking Member, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 2164 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515   Dear Chair DeFazio and Ranking Member Graves: On behalf of the Small Business & […]

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