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Coalitions and Partnerships

Alliance for Aviation Across AmericaA non-profit, non-partisan coalition of over 5,500 members including individuals, businesses, agricultural groups, FBO’s, small airports, elected officials, charitable organizations, and leading business and aviation groups that support the interest of the general aviation community across various public policy issues.  

Broadband for AmericaBFA is dedicated to ensuring every American citizen has high quality access to the Internet. Broadband for America promotes well-informed public policy choices to create the right incentives for the private sector to build advanced networks and offer innovative services throughout the Nation, and to encourage all Americans to adopt and use the broadband Internet. Broadband for America believes that our economy, national security and future prosperity are dependent on a world-class broadband infrastructure.

Business Coalition for Fair Competition: BCFC is working to elevate the issue of unfair government competition, promoting legislation and policies to eliminate unfair competition, and opposing efforts to mandate government monopoly performance of commercially available goods and services.

Coalition for Patent Fairness: A Coalition committed to the passage of patent legislation that will foster innovation and economic growth. Representing a broad range of companies and trade associations in the financial services, technology, energy, chemical, manufacturing and media industries.

Coalition Supporting Equity for Our Nation’s Self-Employed:  A coalition of small business organizations representing millions of small business owners dedicated to reducing health insurance costs. Our goal is to ensure that the health insurance costs of self-employed business owners are treated equitably by the tax code.

Government Withholding Relief Coalition: GWRC was formed to repeal a sweeping new requirement mandating that federal, state, and local governments withhold 3% from payments for goods and services from government contractors. A repeal bill was signed by President Barack Obama on November 21, 2011.

Oil Sands Fact Check:  A coalition dedicated to checking facts and providing the proper context — making sure that the best and most accurate information is available when it comes to the development, delivery and impact of secure sources of energy derived from Canada’s oil sands.

Save LIFO.org:  A coalition of organizations dedicated to Saving LIFO – which stands for “last in, first out” – an inventory accounting method used by companies throughout the U.S. economy to determine both book income and tax liability. Primarily, LIFO is used to manage the costs of inflation. If inventory costs are rising, LIFO is a more accurate way of measuring financial performance and calculating tax. LIFO takes into account greater costs of replacing inventory, thereby giving a more conservative measure of the financial condition of the business and the economic income to which tax should apply.  LIFO is not a tax loophole.

Small Business Coalition for Affordable Health Care:  A group of more than 150 organizations dedicated to increasing access and affordability of private health insurance for small business owners, the self-employed, employees and their dependents.

Small Business Coalition for Regulatory ReliefA coalition made up of small businesses and supporting organizations that are interested in federal regulatory developments.  SBCRR provides coalition members with regular updates on regulatory proposals and opportunities for small business to provide input that can positively impact final agency decisions.

Women Impacting Public Policy:  WIPP is a national nonpartisan public policy organization that advocates for and on behalf of women and minorities in business in the legislative processes of our nation, creating economic opportunities and building bridges and alliances to other small business organizations. Through WIPP, our collective voice makes a powerful impact on Capitol Hill and with the Administration.

 


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