PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Congress

October 31st, 2023 by

Dear Members of Congress, When the Inflation Reduction Act was passed and signed into law a year ago, the legislation granted the federal government broad power to set and control the price of certain prescription drugs through a new Medicare price negotiation program run by the Department of Health and Human Services. Just last month, […]

October 31st, 2023 by

The Honorable Mike Johnson Speaker of the House United States Capitol Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable Hakeem Jeffries Minority Leader United States Capitol Washington, DC 20515   Dear Speaker Johnson and Leader Jeffries: Thank you for your ongoing leadership in expanding access to virtual care and for your commitment to consideration of permanent telehealth […]

September 28th, 2023 by

The Honorable Jason Smith Chairman Ways and Means Committee U.S. House of Representatives 1100 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C.  20515   The Honorable Richard Neal Ranking Member Ways and Means Committee U.S. House of Representatives 1100 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515   Dear Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Neal: On behalf of […]

August 31st, 2023 by

The Honorable Joni Ernst Ranking Member Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship United States Senate Washington, D.C.  20510   Dear Senator Ernst: The Prove It Act, legislation you recently introduced, could not come at a more important time for our nation’s small businesses. Federal regulatory agencies are working at full-speed generating new rules, compliance regimes […]

August 28th, 2023 by

Dear Lawmakers, As the August recess comes to an end, the undersigned small business organizations urge policymakers to avoid adding to the growing patchwork of state privacy laws that have been passed or proposed in recent years. These bills carry unintended consequences in the form of burdensome and costly obligations for small businesses. Over the […]

August 25th, 2023 by

The Honorable Debbie Stabenow Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture 328(A) Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510   The Honorable John Boozman Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Agriculture 328(A) Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510   The Honorable Glenn “GT” Thompson Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture 1301 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 […]

July 27th, 2023 by

To the Members of the United States Congress: The undersigned organizations strongly oppose numerous bills attempting to prohibit arbitration and class action waiver provisions that have been introduced or proposed in the 118th Congress. Arbitration has been an important alternative dispute resolution mechanism since the enactment of the Federal Arbitration Act in 1925. Unfortunately, there […]

July 18th, 2023 by

(UPDATE: The Small Business Committee advanced the Regulatory Reduction Act on July 18, by a vote of 14-12.) The Honorable Roger Williams Chairman Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   The Honorable Nydia Velazquez Ranking Member Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   Dear Chairman […]

July 18th, 2023 by

(UPDATE: The Small Business Committee advanced the POST IT Act on July 18, by a vote of 26-0.)   The Honorable Roger Williams Chairman Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   The Honorable Nydia Velazquez Ranking Member Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   Dear […]

July 13th, 2023 by

Dear Members of Congress: The undersigned individuals write to express concerns with the Railway Safety Act (S. 576). Safety advancement in any mode of transportation, including U.S. freight railroading, is critical; but public policy should be written to address specific problems. It should be rooted in data and pass the muster of cost-benefit analysis. While the legislation […]

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