NH: How Hidden Business Fines In Build Back Better Are Hurting Granite State Businesses - January 4, 2022
Acting President of the NH BIA talks about the hidden business fines in the Build Back Better budget reconciliation bill, these fines are from the PRO Act which they are now trying to pass.
AK: Letter: Congress interference - January 3, 2021
Small-business owners in Alaska face cascading crises. Congress shouldn’t make it worse. The global pandemic, the economic shutdown of 2020, the worst inflation in a generation, supply chain disruptions, and a worker shortage have many Alaska businesses wondering what’s next.
AZ: Hurting Small Businesses - December 21, 2021
Even with the economy on the rebound, the pandemic has already done so much damage on small business, impacting everything from consumer demand to the global supply chain. Many local businesses haven’t been able to weather the storm, and now the ones that have managed to keep their doors open face an even bigger threat from elected officials who should be working to make things better, not worse.
ME: Fines on employers should be stripped from the Build Back Better bill - December 22, 2021
Every day we speak with business owners who are facing a crisis. The crisis is not always the same. Throughout Maine, small and mid-sized employers are dealing with labor shortages, supply chain problems, rampant inflation, COVID, and COVID mandates. To this grim list, some in Washington seek to slap employers with punishing civil penalties.