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Letters to Congress

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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S.J. Res. 19 Eliminates Free Speech Protections Guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution (Multi-Industry Letter)

By at 9 September, 2014, 9:31 am

(A PDF copy of the letter can be accessed HERE.)   TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE: We write to express our strong opposition to S.J. Res. 19, which would eliminate many of the free speech protections guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights. First, the resolution goes against the First Amendment’s bedrock […]

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H.R. 5184, The National Regulatory Budget Act of 2014

By at 8 August, 2014, 11:27 am

The Honorable Steve Scalise Majority Whip United States House of Representatives 2338 Rayburn Building Washington, DC 20515   Dear Majority Whip Scalise: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to support H.R. 5184, the National Regulatory Budget Act of 2014. According to SBE Council’s Center for Regulatory Solutions national poll, Americans overwhelmingly […]

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H.R. 5145, “Open Government Technology Work to More Businesses Act of 2014″ (Federal Procurement)

By at 21 July, 2014, 8:10 am

The Honorable Scott Peters 2410 Rayburn Building Washington, DC 20515   Dear Representative Peters: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to support H.R. 5145, the “Open Government Technology Work to More Businesses Act of 2014.” SBE Council’s small business and self-employed entrepreneur members are innovators who deliver products and services that […]

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H.R. 5018: The “Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014″

By at 17 July, 2014, 8:14 am

The Honorable Bill Huizenga 1217 Longworth Building Washington, DC 20515   Dear Representative Huizenga: Thank you for your leadership in introducing H.R. 5018, the “Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014.” The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to support this important legislation. The small business and self-employed entrepreneurs who comprise […]

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