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Letters to Congress

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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Davis-Bacon Repeal Amendment to the FY15 Water and Appropriations Bill

By at 9 July, 2014, 3:59 pm

Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), I am writing to urge your support for an amendment to the FY15 Water and Appropriations bill to repeal the Davis-Bacon Act for public works projects. Taxpayers are not receiving fair value for the projects they […]

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U.S. HOUSE VOTE: H.R. 4718- A bill to make permanent and modify Bonus Depreciation

By at 8 July, 2014, 11:20 am

UPDATE: On July 11, the U.S. House passed H.R. 4718 by a vote of 258-160.  Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council and our nationwide membership of small business owners and entrepreneurs, I am writing to urge your support for H.R. 4718, legislation to modify […]

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Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, H.R. 3086

By at 25 June, 2014, 12:55 pm

The Honorable Bob Goodlatte Chairman House Judiciary Committee U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515   Dear Chairman Goodlatte: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council and our nationwide membership of entrepreneurs and small business owners, I am writing in support of the “Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act” (H.R. 3086). H.R. 3086 would […]

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SCRUB Act, “Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act of 2014,” H.R. 4874

By at 17 June, 2014, 9:12 am

The Honorable Jason Smith U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515   Dear Congressman Smith: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our more than 100,000 members nationwide, we congratulate you on introducing H.R. 4874, the “Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act of 2014” (SCRUB Act). […]

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H.R. 4457, “America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014″ (Makes Expanded Sec. 179 Expensing Permanent)

By at 9 June, 2014, 9:27 am

UPDATE: On June 12, the U.S. House passed “America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014” with strong bipartisan support (272-144).   The Honorable Pat Tiberi 106 Cannon Building Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable Ron Kind 1502 Longworth Washington, DC 20515   Dear Representatives Tiberi and Kind: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) […]

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H.R. 4564, the “Equity Crowdfunding Improvement Act of 2014″

By at 9 June, 2014, 9:24 am

The Honorable Patrick McHenry 2334 Rayburn Building Washington, DC 20515   Dear Representative McHenry: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to support H.R 4564, the “Equity Crowdfunding Improvement Act of 2014.” Under your leadership, SBE Council and our members helped to advance equity crowdfunding legislation to President Obama’s desk. We remain […]

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H.R. 4718, to Modify and Make Permanent Bonus Depreciation

By at 28 May, 2014, 11:02 am

UPDATE:  On May 29, the House Ways and Means Committee approved H.R. 4718.    Dear Member of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council and our nationwide membership of small business owners and entrepreneurs, I am writing to urge your support for H.R. 4718, which […]

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The Equity Crowdfunding Improvement Act of 2014, H.R. 4564

By at 16 May, 2014, 4:47 pm

The Honorable Patrick McHenry U.S. House of Representatives 2334 Rayburn Building Washington, DC  20515   Dear Representative McHenry: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to support H.R 4564, the “Equity Crowdfunding Improvement Act of 2014.”  Under your leadership, SBE Council and our members were engaged in helping to advance equity crowdfunding […]

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