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Letters to Congress

H.R. 5814: Lifting the Ban on Crude Oil Export

By at 10 December, 2014, 3:52 pm

      The Honorable Joe Barton 2107 Rayburn Building Washington, DC  20515   Dear Representative Barton: The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to support H.R. 5814, a bill that lifts the 40-year ban on the export of crude oil from the United States. As you know, the U.S. is in […]

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H.R. 5771: Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014

By at 2 December, 2014, 12:35 pm

The Honorable Dave Camp Chairman Committee on Ways and Means U.S. House of Representatives 1102 Longworth Building Washington, DC  20515   Dear Chairman Camp: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), I am writing to express support for H.R. 5771, the “Tax Increase Prevention Act” of 2014. The legislation extends many […]

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H.R. 4569: “Disclosure Modernization and Simplification Act of 2014″

By at 1 December, 2014, 11:48 am

UPDATE:  On December 2, 2014 the U.S. House passed H.R. 4569 on a voice vote.   The Honorable Scott Garrett 2232 Rayburn Building Washington, DC  20515   Dear Representative Garrett: The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to support H.R. 4569, the “Disclosure Modernization and Simplification Act of 2014.” H.R. 4569 directs […]

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H.R. 4200: “Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) Advisers Relief Act”

By at 1 December, 2014, 11:48 am

UPDATE:  H.R. 4200 passed the U.S. House on December 2, 2014 on a voice vote.   The Honorable Blaine Luetkemeyer United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C.   20515   Dear Representative Luetkemeyer: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to support H.R. 4200, the Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) Advisers Relief Act.  […]

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Support Letter for S. 2280: A Bill to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

By at 17 November, 2014, 4:18 pm

UPDATE: On November 18, the Senate voted on S. 2280, but failed to reach the 60 votes needed for passage. The final vote was 59-41. To see how your U.S. Senators voted, please click here. Keystone XL: Entrepreneurial Opportunities, Affordable Energy The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate S-221, The Capitol Washington, DC […]

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H.R. 1422: “EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2013″

By at 17 November, 2014, 8:42 am

UPDATE: The House passed H.R. 1422 on November 18, by a vote of 229-191 (14 members not voting.) To see how your House member voted, please click here.   The Honorable Chris Stewart U.S. House of Representatives 323 Cannon Building Washington, DC 20515   Dear Representative Stewart: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) […]

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H.R. 4795: “Promoting New Manufacturing Act”

By at 17 November, 2014, 8:13 am

UPDATE: The House passed H.R. 4795 on November 20, by a vote of 238-172 (24 not voting.) To see how your House member voted, please click here.   The Honorable Steve Scalise United States House of Representatives 2338 Rayburn Building Washington, DC 20515   Dear Representative Scalise: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council is pleased […]

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Capital Access and Formation Package: H.R. 5405, Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act

By at 15 September, 2014, 7:35 am

UPDATE:  On September 16, 2014 the U.S. House passed H.R. 5405 on a bipartisan vote of 320-102.   The Honorable Mike Fitzpatrick United States House of Representatives 2400 Rayburn HOB Washington, D.C. 20515   Dear Representative Fitzpatrick: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council strongly supports H.R. 5405, the “Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens […]

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S. 2199: A Flawed and Intrusive Approach to Paycheck Fairness (Coalition Letter)

By at 10 September, 2014, 8:32 pm

The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510   The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510   Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell: The undersigned urge you and your colleagues to oppose cloture on the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 2199), as well as the underlying bill itself. […]

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Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, H.R. 5078

By at 9 September, 2014, 11:35 am

          (UPDATE:  On September 9, 2014, the U.S House passed H.R. 5078 by a vote of 262-152.)  The Honorable Steve Southerland United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515   Dear Congressman Southerland: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and it nationwide membership of more than 100,000 small business […]

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