LABOR & EMPLOYMENT ISSUE BRIEFS February 22, 2021Support Pension Reform and SimplificationFebruary 22, 2021Seek Reasonable and Economically Fair Immigration ReformFebruary 22, 2021Flexible Scheduling is Important for Small EmployersFebruary 22, 2021Support Fair Union Elections for Small BusinessFebruary 22, 2021Oppose Counter-Productive Minimum Wage IncreasesFebruary 22, 2021Improve Workforce TrainingFebruary 22, 2021Empower Employers to Determine Paid LeaveLoad more LATEST NEWS April 7, 2021PPP Funds Running OutMarch 30, 2021Biden Signs PPP ExtensionMarch 25, 2021Senate Passes Clean PPP ExtensionMarch 25, 2021SBA Increases EIDL CapsMarch 25, 2021Senate Should Pass Clean PPP ExtensionMarch 24, 2021Guzman Sworn in by VP HarrisMarch 24, 2021PPP Extension Gains Support in SenateMarch 17, 2021House Approves PPP ExtensionMarch 17, 2021Senate Approves Guzman NominationMarch 17, 2021American Rescue Plan SignedMarch 17, 2021Senate Hearing on PPPMarch 16, 2021NSBA Welcomes SBA’s Isabel GuzmanMarch 10, 2021The Rescue Plan & Small BusinessMarch 9, 2021Congress OKs American Rescue PlanFebruary 24, 2021Senate Committee to Vote on SBA Nominee GuzmanFebruary 22, 2021Administration Makes Key Changes to PPPFebruary 4, 2021Senate Hearing for SBA Nominee GuzmanJanuary 27, 2021SBA Addresses PPP DelaysJanuary 21, 2021What Biden’s COVID Plan Means for Small BizJanuary 21, 2021PPP Updates & New GuidanceJanuary 9, 2021UPDATE: Detailed Analysis on PPP RulesJanuary 8, 2021PPP Set to Open Jan. 11January 8, 2021Biden Announces SBA NomineeJanuary 7, 2021PPP Regulations ReleasedJanuary 7, 2021Recap: NSBA Webinar on New PPPJanuary 4, 2021NSBA Webinar on New PPP – Jan. 6December 22, 2020Senate OKs COVID Relief BillDecember 17, 2020NSBA, Fundation Urge Fed on Small Biz LendingDecember 16, 2020Possible Action on Stimulus BillDecember 2, 2020PPP Deductibility ExplainedDecember 2, 2020SBA Releases PPP Recipient DataDecember 2, 2020Biden Begins Filling Economic TeamNovember 24, 2020Treasury to End Fed’s Lending ProgramsNovember 18, 2020Outlook on Stimulus Remains UnclearOctober 30, 2020Fed Extends Main Street Lending ProgramOctober 22, 2020Stimulus Bill Outlook UnclearOctober 9, 2020PPP Forgiveness Application SimplifiedSeptember 30, 2020States Could Tax PPP FundsSeptember 23, 2020NSBA Talks PPP with Sen. BennettSeptember 16, 2020SEC Small Business Forum ReportSeptember 16, 2020Targeted Stimulus Bill Fails in SenateSeptember 16, 2020Update on Joint Employment RuleAugust 5, 2020Phase Four Stimulus StalledJuly 22, 2020NSBA Outlines Phase Four PrioritiesJuly 15, 2020Mnuchin, Carranza to Testify on Small Business AidJuly 8, 2020New Survey Shows Uptick in Small-Business OutlookJuly 6, 2020SBA Releases PPP Loan DataJuly 2, 2020House Approves PPP ExtensionJuly 1, 2020Senate OKs Extension to PPPJune 24, 2020SBA, Treasury to Disclose PPP RecipientsJune 10, 2020Paycheck Protection Flexibility Signed into LawJune 5, 2020NSBA Chat: Ask the ExpertsJune 4, 2020Senate OKs Paycheck Protection Flexibility ActMay 14, 2020House Dems Unveil Economic Stimulus BillMay 6, 2020Update: New Data on 2nd Round of PPPMarch 12, 2020UPDATE: Details on Loans for COVID-19 Impacted Small BizFebruary 19, 2020SEC to Update “Accredited Investor” RuleFebruary 12, 2020SBA Lending Rule ChangesJanuary 15, 2020DOL Finalizes Joint Employer RuleDecember 18, 2019Senate Committee OKs SBA NomineeDecember 12, 2019OMB Clears Time-and-a-Half RuleSeptember 25, 2019Final Overtime RuleSeptember 18, 2019DOL Overtime Rule Expected SoonSeptember 4, 2019NSBA Warns Against 7(a) shutdownJuly 25, 2019House OKs Minimum Wage HikeJuly 11, 2019House to Vote on Minimum WageMay 22, 2019Equality Act Passes the HouseMay 22, 2019Merit-Based Immigration ProposalApril 10, 2019Senate Reviews SBA LendingApril 5, 2019Webinar: Why FICO MattersApril 3, 2019DOL Releases Joint Employer RuleMarch 28, 2019DOL Seeks Overtime CommentsMarch 20, 2019Advocacy Roundtable on Overtime RuleMarch 20, 2019Paid Leave Proposals IntroducedMarch 14, 2019DOL Publishes Overtime RuleMarch 6, 2019Vote on $15 Minimum WageMarch 6, 2019New Overtime Rule Expected SoonFebruary 13, 2019Raise the Wage Act of 2019 IntroducedJanuary 31, 2019OSHA Finalizes Electronic Recordkeeping RuleJanuary 31, 2019NLRB Returns Independent-Contractor StandardDecember 12, 2018Legislation to Protect Small Businesses From Predatory LendersSeptember 19, 2018Changes to NLRB Joint-Employer StandardSeptember 5, 2018Bill to Better Protect TrademarksJuly 24, 2018House Passes Jobs 3.0 BillJuly 18, 2018DOL Persuader Rule RevokedJuly 18, 2018Two Small Biz Bills Pass the HouseJuly 11, 2018SEC to Ease Reporting for Smaller CompaniesJune 26, 2018Supreme Court Sides with Amex Over Swipe FeesJune 20, 2018Card-Check Rears its Ugly HeadJune 20, 2018New GAO Report on SBA “Credit Elsewhere” RulesJune 6, 2018Senate OK’s SBA 7(a) Loan BillMay 23, 2018Supreme Court OKs ArbitrationMay 16, 2018USCIS Modernizes E-VerifyMay 2, 2018Small Biz Credit Card Bill IntroducedApril 18, 2018NSBA Comments on Ambush Election RuleApril 18, 2018Action on Beneficial OwnershipMarch 21, 2018Fiduciary Rule HaltedMarch 15, 2018Advocacy Nominee OK’d by CmteMarch 7, 2018Senate Debates Banking Reform BillFebruary 28, 2018NLRB Reinstates Joint Employer StandardFebruary 28, 2018Business Licensing Hearing HeldFebruary 21, 2018Senate Rejects Four Immigration ProposalsFebruary 15, 2018New Report: Small Business Climate Vastly ImprovedJanuary 17, 2018Strengthening 7(a) Loan ProgramDecember 20, 2017NLRB Overturns Joint Employer RuleNovember 16, 2017House Passes Micro Investment BillNovember 8, 2017McCracken to Talk Alt Lending November 1, 2017Overtime Rule Going Back to CourtOctober 25, 2017House Committee Talks Lending, ContractingSeptember 13, 2017Parts of Fiduciary Rule DelayedSeptember 13, 2017OMB Suspends Pay Data RulesAugust 30, 2017NSBA Leadership Activates During August RecessAugust 2, 2017DOL Requests Information Regarding Overtime ExemptionsJuly 26, 2017House OK’s Biz Finance BillsJuly 12, 2017Hearings on Small Biz Tax & RegsJune 15, 2017House Approves Financial CHOICE ActMarch 2, 2017Trump’s Congressional Address Light on DetailsMarch 1, 2017NSBA Analysis on Trump AddressFebruary 14, 2017NSBA Webinar: State of RetirementFebruary 8, 2017Trump Directive on Fiduciary RuleFebruary 8, 2017Trump Signs Dodd-Frank EOFebruary 7, 2017NSBA Board Member Tom Secor Testifies on Health CareJanuary 25, 2017Trump Signs Executive OrdersJanuary 24, 2017NSBA Urges Confirmation of SBA Nominee McMahonJanuary 11, 2017House OKs Small Biz Investment BillDecember 22, 2016NSBA Reaches out to Trump Transition TeamDecember 14, 2016Best Timing for Setting up a 401(k)November 23, 2016Judge Issues Delay for Overtime RuleNovember 22, 2016Access Capital FasterNovember 17, 2016Support Grows for Bill to Fix Overtime RuleOctober 20, 2016Lawsuits on Overtime Rule FiledOctober 14, 2016NSBA Talks to Clinton, Trump CampaignsOctober 12, 2016Consider Your Retirement Savings GoalsOctober 11, 2016DOL, SBA Webinar on Overtime Rules October 5, 2016EEOC Will Collect Summary Pay Data in 2018October 5, 2016House Passes Overtime DelaySeptember 28, 2016DOL Sick Leave Final Rule ExpectedSeptember 28, 2016House to Vote on Overtime RuleSeptember 28, 2016EEOC Releases New Online Resource CenterSeptember 21, 2016Save for the Future… Your Retirement ChecklistSeptember 14, 2016Congress Returns to Long To-Do ListSeptember 6, 2016New Survey: Small Business Has Mixed Economic OutlookAugust 25, 2016Clinton Unveils Small Business PlanJune 29, 2016Stop Dramatic Changes to Overtime RegsJune 15, 2016Lawmakers Debate Overtime RuleMay 25, 2016“Blacklisting” Rule to be Finalized in AugustMay 25, 2016Next Steps: Final Overtime RuleMay 18, 2016Final Overtime Rule PublishedMay 18, 2016JOBS Act Crowdfunding Goes Into EffectMay 4, 2016Bill to Protect Small Biz Credit CardsMay 4, 2016AXA: Meeting Small Biz NeedsApril 27, 2016IRS Withdraws Proposed RegsApril 20, 2016NSBA Testifies on CybersecurityApril 13, 2016Hearing on Small Biz Finance Bills April 13, 2016DoL’s Final Fiduciary Rule ReleasedApril 6, 2016Final Silica Rule ReleasedMarch 30, 2016NSBA Comments on EEOC Pay Data Collection ProposalMarch 30, 2016NSBA Comments on Accredited InvestorMarch 30, 2016DOL Publishes Final Persuader RuleMarch 30, 2016Micro Investment Bill IntroducedMarch 30, 2016NSBA Letter on Joint Employer RuleMarch 29, 2016NSBA Joins Forces with Non-Traditional Small-Business Lending CoalitionMarch 16, 2016Overtime Rule Sent to OMBMarch 16, 2016Two Small Biz Finance Bills OKdMarch 11, 2016NLRB’s Ambush Elections Latest StatisticsMarch 2, 2016DOL Requires Paid Sick Leave for Fed. ContractorsFebruary 17, 2016NSBA’s 2016 Legislative OutlookFebruary 10, 2016Survey: Small-Business Outlook MixedFebruary 10, 2016Final DOL Fiduciary Rule Sent to OMBFebruary 10, 2016Obama Releases Final BudgetFebruary 3, 2016House Approves Small Business BillsFebruary 3, 2016EEOC Aims to Require Pay DataJanuary 20, 2016SEC Reviews “Accredited Investor” DefinitionDecember 16, 2015SBA Office of Advocacy Chief Counsel ApprovedDecember 16, 2015House Committee OK’s SEC BillDecember 2, 2015New White House Regulatory AgendaNovember 4, 2015Bill to Clarify Joint Employer Standard AdvancesNovember 4, 2015SEC Approves Final Crowdfunding RegulationsNovember 4, 2015EEOC Rule on Wellness and Genetic InformationOctober 22, 2015House Committee Holds Hearing on Regulatory BurdensOctober 22, 2015NSBA Files Amicus Brief on SEC Registrations LawsuitOctober 14, 2015House Committee Examines Overtime RulesOctober 13, 2015Which Retirement Plan Is Best for Your Business?October 7, 2015New Credit Card Liability in EffectOctober 6, 2015Five Ways to Grow Your Business with Extra CapitalSeptember 23, 2015Are Your Loved Ones Protected?September 15, 2015Are You Ready for New Credit Card Processing Rules?September 10, 2015NLRB Extends Reach to Small BusinessSeptember 9, 2015Overtime Rules: Hurry up and WaitSeptember 9, 2015Obama Mandates Contractors to Offer Sick LeaveSeptember 3, 2015NSBA Cautions Against New Overtime RulesAugust 9, 2015Download NSBA Teleconference on Overtime RulesJuly 29, 2015NSBA Economic Report: Small-Business Outlook DimsJuly 29, 2015Funding Restored for SBA 7(a) Loan ProgramJuly 22, 2015Impending 7(a) Program ShutdownJuly 22, 2015DOL Releases Independent Contractor GuidanceJuly 22, 2015Webinar: What Business Lenders Actually Look ForJuly 14, 2015NSBA Seeks Input on Overtime RulesJuly 8, 2015What’s More Important to a Business Lender: Credit History or Character?July 1, 2015Proposed Overtime Rules Could be DisastrousJuly 1, 2015NSBA Seeks Input on Small Biz InvestmentJune 16, 2015DOL to Release Independent Contractor GuidanceJune 10, 2015Committee Markup of Small Business BillsJune 10, 2015Forthcoming Overtime Rules Subject of House HearingMay 26, 2015Patent Reform UpdateMay 19, 2015Overtime Rules to be UnveiledMay 13, 20155 Ways to Hire Loyal Employees on a Small BudgetApril 29, 2015Senate Small Business Committee Approves 8 BillsApril 29, 2015CardHub Releases 2015 Small Biz Credit Card StudyApril 8, 2015Obama Vetoes House Bill on “Ambush” ElectionsApril 8, 2015SEC Adopts Final Rules for ‘A-Plus’ JOBS Act ProvisionMarch 18, 2015Bill Introduced to Expand Small Biz Access to CapitalMarch 4, 2015NSBA Leadership Testifies on State of Small BusinessFebruary 19, 2015NSBA Survey: Small-Business Outlook Vastly ImprovedJanuary 14, 2015Advocacy Releases Small Business Lending ReportJanuary 7, 2015New Congressional Committee LeadershipDecember 3, 2014Five Ways to Save Money on Payment ProcessingNovember 12, 2014SBA Lending Sets Another Record in FY 2014November 12, 2014Senate Panel to Hold Hearing on SBA Advocacy NomineeNovember 6, 2014Elections Analysis: Labor and Health CareNovember 6, 2014Election Analysis: Capital, Contracting, Patents and CybersecuritySeptember 30, 2014Owner Beware: Tax Gimmicks Can Hinder Financing OptionsSeptember 24, 2014House Bill Introduced to Modernize SBA Loan ProcessSeptember 16, 2014House Hearing with SBA AdministratorSeptember 16, 2014NLRB Pushes Back Against ArbitrationSeptember 4, 2014Congress Returns with a Full Legislative PlateSeptember 4, 2014NLRB Case Redefines Joint Employer StandardAugust 6, 2014Obama EO Raises Scrutiny on Contractor Labor ViolationsJuly 30, 2014SBA Advocacy Submits Comments on Min Wage RuleJuly 30, 2014Government Contracts and the Need for Working CapitalJuly 16, 2014Bipartisan Workforce Bill Heads to President’s DeskJuly 16, 2014Bill Introduced to Expand Overtime PayJune 25, 2014SBA Administrator Talks with NSBA DelegationJune 11, 2014NSBA President Testifies on Background ChecksJune 11, 2014SBA Administrator Outlines New Credit Scoring ModelJune 4, 2014NSBA Supply Chain Survey – Your Responses NeededMay 21, 2014NSBA President Speaks to NY Fed on Small Biz LendingMay 21, 2014Dealing with Loan Brokers Can Be a Slippery SlopeMay 7, 2014New Study on Small Business Credit Card ProtectionsApril 30, 2014Senate Judiciary Expected to Mark Up Patent Reform BillApril 29, 2014Senate Test Vote on Minimum Wage This WeekApril 29, 2014NSBA & Dealstruck Held Lending TeleconferenceApril 10, 2014NSBA President Attends SBA Administrator Swearing-InMarch 27, 2014NSBA Applauds Confirmation of SBA AdministratorMarch 26, 2014Why Tax Time is the Right Time to Seek FinancingMarch 19, 2014NLRB Seeks Court Reversal on Arbitration RulingMarch 19, 2014Senate Committees to Move Forward on Patent BillsMarch 12, 2014Overtime Pay Expansion Planned by AdministrationMarch 11, 2014NSBA President Todd McCracken Testifies on ObamacareMarch 5, 2014Senate Small Biz Committee Approves SBA NomineeMarch 5, 2014President Releases 2015 Budget ProposalMarch 5, 2014Sen. Cantwell Chairs Her First SBC HearingFebruary 27, 2014Small-Business Outlook Continues to ImproveFebruary 26, 2014NSBA Supports Nominee Maria Contreras-SweetFebruary 26, 2014NSBA Leadership Kicks off 2014February 11, 2014NSBA Comment Letter to SEC on CrowdfundingFebruary 5, 2014Immigration Reform: All Talk?February 5, 2014New Advocacy Study on Credit Scores and Capital AccessFebruary 5, 2014NLRB Revisits NSBA-Opposed Elections RuleFebruary 5, 2014NSBA State of the Union PodcastJanuary 29, 2014State of the Union: What it Means for Small BizJanuary 28, 2014Small Business Reaction to State of the Union AddressJanuary 16, 2014Obama Nominates New SBA AdministratorJanuary 16, 2014Supreme Court Weights “Recess” AppointmentsJanuary 16, 2014Deadline to Submit Crowdfunding Comments ApproachingJanuary 8, 2014NLRB Gives Up on Union Poster RuleJanuary 8, 2014Baucus Nomination Will Lead to Committee Shake-UpJanuary 8, 2014Minimum Wage Hikes in 2014December 18, 2013Senate Committee Examines Patent Litigation ReformDecember 18, 2013Advocacy Report Shows Link Between Capital and HiringDecember 18, 2013NLRB Arbitration Decision OverturnedDecember 4, 2013House Moves on Patent Litigation Reform BillDecember 4, 2013Retirement Reality for Small BusinessNovember 20, 2013Dems Pushing Minimum Wage HikeNovember 6, 2013Senate Takes up Employment Non-Discrimination ActOctober 30, 2013JOBS Act Implementation Moves ForwardOctober 30, 2013Griffin Confirmed as NLRB General CounselOctober 9, 2013Small-Business Services Suffer Under ShutdownOctober 1, 2013NSBA President Weighs in on Government ShutdownSeptember 25, 2013NSBA Testifies on DOL and NLRB IssuesSeptember 25, 2013NSBA Files Comments on Regulation D Proposed RulesSeptember 18, 2013SBA, USPTO Still Lack Permanent Top LeadershipSeptember 11, 2013Traps for the Unwary: Employer Notices on Health ExchangesSeptember 11, 2013NSBA Releases White Paper on Capital AccessSeptember 11, 2013NLRB Recess Appointment Litigation UpdateSeptember 11, 2013U.S. District Court Overturns Fed Swipe Fee RuleAugust 14, 2013Small Businesses Needed for Research on E-VerifyAugust 14, 2013Efforts to Stop EEOC Background Screening InitiativeAugust 7, 2013NSBA Survey Shows Small-Business Economic Outlook ImprovingAugust 7, 2013NSBA Seeks Reg Relief for Finders and Business BrokersAugust 7, 2013Fed Report Shows Slightly Eased Lending StandardsJuly 31, 2013House Over-Criminalization Task Force Starts WorkJuly 24, 2013August Recess Approaches, To-Do List Remains LongJuly 24, 2013Presidential Nominees Move Forward in SenateJuly 24, 2013NLRB Nominees Likely to Move ForwardJuly 17, 2013JOBS Act Implementation Finally UnderwayJuly 17, 2013Retirement Reform Bill Introduced by Sen. HatchJuly 17, 2013Senate Leaders Reach Agreement on Filibuster RulesJuly 17, 2013Senate Committee Approves Non-Discrimination ActJuly 10, 2013Immigration Bill Passes Senate; House Judiciary ActsJune 26, 2013Senate Expected to Pass Immigration Reform This WeekJune 26, 2013Supreme Court to Consider NLRB Authority to ActJune 26, 2013EEOC Files Suits on Criminal Background ChecksJune 26, 2013DOL Increases Union Reach in OSHA InspectionsJune 19, 2013Immigration Debate: Senate Could Vote by July 4 RecessJune 19, 2013Bill Introduced to Protect Small Biz Credit CardsJune 12, 2013Senate Takes Up Immigration BillJune 5, 2013DOL and NLRB Nominations Move ForwardJune 5, 2013President Nominates Two SEC CommissionersJune 5, 2013Immigration Update: NSBA Call & Bill StatusMay 22, 2013House Passes JOBS Act Implementation BillMay 22, 2013NSBA Participates in Senate Roundtable on E-VerifyMay 22, 2013Senate Immigration Reform UpdateMay 15, 2013House to Vote on Expediting JOBS Act ImplementationMay 15, 2013Senate Committee Continues Immigration Bill Mark-UpMay 8, 2013Federal Appeals Court Invalidates NLRB Poster RuleMay 8, 2013Immigration Reform Bill Moves Ahead in SenateMay 8, 2013Coalition Seeks E-Verify Error Rate ImprovementsMay 8, 2013House to Take up Flex Time BillApril 25, 2013NSBA President Talks Middle Class and Small BusinessApril 25, 2013NSBA Urges Small Businesses to Contact SEC on JOBS ActApril 25, 2013Supreme Court Rules on FLSA Collective Action CaseApril 17, 2013Bipartisan Immigration Reform Bill IntroducedApril 17, 2013Report: Not All SBLF Banks Increased Small Biz LendingApril 10, 2013NSBA President Calls for Improved Lending at Capitol Hill SummitApril 10, 2013House Subcommittee Addresses JOBS Act ImplementationApril 10, 2013President’s FY 2014 Budget ReleasedApril 10, 2013Gang of Eight to Release Immigration PlanApril 4, 2013NSBA Releases New Survey on Immigration and WorkforceMarch 27, 2013Immigration UpdateMarch 7, 2013Sequestration Cuts Go Into EffectFebruary 27, 2013E-Verify Proposal Highly ProblematicFebruary 20, 2013Advocacy Report on Small Business EconomyFebruary 12, 2013This week on the Hill: Immigration and Small Business HearingsFebruary 11, 2013NSBA Report: Small Business Outlook Not GoodJanuary 30, 2013Three Immigration Plans Recently IntroducedJanuary 30, 2013Appeals Court Rules NLRB Lacks Authority to ActJanuary 16, 2013SEC Misses Two Key JOBS Act DeadlinesJanuary 16, 2013DOL Persuader Rule Due Out by AprilJanuary 16, 2013Traps for the Unwary: Credit, Consumer Reports & HiringJanuary 9, 2013Recent NLRB Decisions Overturn PrecedentDecember 19, 2012NSBA Testifies on Criminal Background ScreeningDecember 12, 2012Support Increased Credit Union LendingDecember 4, 2012Small Business Congress Wrap-UpDecember 4, 2012STEM Visa Bill UpdateNovember 28, 2012Contracting, Lending and Visa Bills Await ActionNovember 21, 2012SBA Office of Advocacy Report on Small Business LendingNovember 13, 2012NSBA Urges Congress to Increase Credit Union LendingNovember 13, 2012STEM Visas Likely Topic for Lame Duck SessionOctober 24, 2012NLRB Decisions on Courtesy and Social MediaSeptember 20, 2012NSBA Testifies on SequestrationSeptember 18, 2012STEM Visa Measures IntroducedSeptember 18, 2012NSBA Testifies for Reasonable JOBS Act ImplementationSeptember 13, 2012NSBA Leadership Testifies on JOBS Act ImplementationSeptember 11, 2012Policy Briefing on Small Business Access to CapitalSeptember 11, 2012NSBA Urges Small Biz to Comment on JOBS ActSeptember 11, 2012NSBA Leadership to Testify on JOBS Act ImplementationSeptember 5, 2012SEC Issues Proposed JOBS Act Private Placement RuleSeptember 5, 2012NSBA Provides Crowdfunding Comments to FINRAAugust 8, 2012SEC Crafts Investor Solicitation Rules Under JOBS ActAugust 1, 2012Senate Takes up Cybersecurity LegislationAugust 1, 2012Immigrant Entrepreneur Bill IntroducedJuly 31, 2012NSBA Members: Get Big Discounts on UPS ShippingJuly 24, 2012NLRB Rules on Employer Off-Duty Access PoliciesJuly 18, 2012Proposed Settlement in Swipe Fee LitigationJuly 18, 2012NSBA Teleconference: Small Biz Access to CapitalJuly 17, 2012New Details on “Deferred Action” Immigration PolicyJuly 17, 2012NSBA Meets with SEC on JOBS Act ImplementationJuly 17, 2012Testimony: Background Checks, Diploma RequirementsJuly 11, 2012President Announces Small Business ProposalsJuly 10, 2012NSBA Small Business Access to Capital Issue BriefingJuly 10, 2012NSBA Meets with SEC on JOBS Act ImplementationJuly 10, 2012Small Biz Urged to Support JOBS ActJuly 9, 2012House Small Business Committee Hearings ScheduledJune 28, 2012Limits Defined for State Immigration LawsJune 28, 2012Agreement on Student Loan Interest RateJune 20, 2012EEOC Issues Background Checks “Guidance”June 20, 2012Immigration Update: Deferred Action and H-2B VisasJune 19, 2012NSBA Submits Comments to SEC on JOBS ActJune 13, 2012NLRB Guidance on Employer Social Media PoliciesJune 13, 2012H-1 B Temporary Worker Visa Quota FilledJune 13, 2012New Advocacy Report on Immigrant EntrepreneurshipJune 6, 2012Startup Act 2.0 Introduced in HouseMay 15, 2012GAO Recommends New OSHA RegulationsMay 15, 2012NLRB Union Election Rule Held InvalidMay 15, 2012NDAA Improves Small Business ContractingMay 1, 2012NLRB Issues Union Election GuidanceMay 1, 2012House Passes Bill to Freeze Student Loan RatesApril 24, 2012EEOC May Revise Background Check RulesApril 24, 2012Hearing on Mandatory E-VerifyApril 19, 2012NLRB Poster Requirement Temporarily on HoldApril 17, 2012Debate on Credit Union Lending Bill Heats UpMarch 20, 2012House To Markup Contracting Reform BillsMarch 14, 2012E-Verify Debate May Heat UpMarch 9, 2012District Court Decides NLRB Poster CaseMarch 6, 2012Contracting Bills Slotted for House MarkupMarch 6, 2012House To Consider JOBS ActFebruary 15, 2012NSBA Registers Opposition to New EEOC PolicyFebruary 14, 2012Bipartisan Small Biz. Contracting Bills IntroducedFebruary 9, 2012Rep. Mulvaney Bill to Improve Small Biz. ContractingFebruary 9, 2012EEOC Bars Certain Job Requirements by EmployersFebruary 9, 2012SBA Publishes New Small Biz Size StandardsFebruary 9, 2012House Members Introduce Contract Bundling BillFebruary 1, 2012House Introduces Federal Contracting BillsJanuary 31, 2012NSBA Report Shows Small Business Climate ImprovingJanuary 10, 2012NLRB Update:Recess Appointments and MoreJanuary 10, 2012NSBA Opposes Bill Allowing Unemployed to SueNovember 29, 2011Decision on NLRB Union Elections Rule ExpectedNovember 8, 2011House Passes Three Small Biz Capital Access BillsNovember 1, 2011SBA Final Rule to Address Contract BundlingOctober 13, 2011Jobs Council Unveils RecommendationsOctober 13, 2011NLRB Posting Requirement DelayedOctober 12, 2011Bill Introduced to Stop NLRB Election Rule ChangesOctober 5, 2011NSBA Testimony on DOL’s Proposed Persuader RuleOctober 5, 2011NSBA Fights DOL Advice RegulationSeptember 27, 2011NSBA Files Comments on DOL “Persuader” RegulationsSeptember 27, 2011House Committee Approves Bill to Mandate E-VerifySeptember 20, 2011SBA Budget Approved by Appropriations CommitteeSeptember 13, 2011NSBA Testifies On Medium-Sized Contracting BillSeptember 8, 2011New NLRB Posting Requirement AnnouncedAugust 22, 2011NSBA Submits Comments on NLRB Elections RuleAugust 2, 2011DOL Extends Deadline on Persuader RuleJuly 20, 2011NLRB Hearing on Elections RuleJuly 13, 2011Unions and Labor Round-upJuly 6, 2011Fed Weakens Final Swipe-Fee RuleJune 28, 2011Feds Just Shy of Small-Biz Contracting GoalJune 22, 2011Mandatory E-Verify Proposal IntroducedJune 8, 2011Senate to Vote Today on Swipe-Fee Reform DelayMay 24, 2011Study Warns of Risks from Small-Biz Credit CardsMay 14, 2011Amid Immigration Reform Push, Everify EmergesMay 10, 2011New Small-Biz Credit Card SurveyMay 10, 2011Fed: Credit Improving for Small BusinessApril 19, 2011House Examines Davis-Bacon ReportMarch 29, 2011Bill Increasing Credit Union Lending IntroducedMarch 23, 2011Bills Introduced to Delay Swipe Fee ReformMarch 10, 2011NSBA Speaks out in Favor of Swipe Fee ReformFebruary 1, 2011Labor Law Round-UpJanuary 18, 2011FDIC Hotline for Small-Biz Lending ComplaintsJanuary 11, 2011Access to Capital a Top Small-Biz ConcernJanuary 4, 2011NLRB Proposed Rule on Posting RequirementsJanuary 4, 2011SBA Lending Up, SBLF Materials AvailableOctober 20, 2009Health Care Reform: Testimony of NSBA Chair Keith AshmusJune 10, 200847 Million & Counting: Why the Health Care Marketplace is Broken: Testimony of Raymond Arth on behalf of NSBAAugust 25, 2007Small Business Health Coverage: NSBA Written TestimonyApril 27, 2006Health Care and Small Businesses: Testimony of Paul HenseApril 6, 2006Health Care Challenges for Small Businesses: Testimony of Todd McCrackenApril 20, 2005Opposition to AHPs: Testimony of NSBA Board Member Bill LindsayLoad more RECENT ACTIVITY April 12, 2021NSBA Checklist: What the Infrastructure Proposal Means for Small BusinessMarch 15, 2021Letter in Support of Providing Accountability Through Transparency ActMarch 12, 2021Letter in Support of PPP Extension Act of 2021March 6, 2021Letter of Support for Prison to Proprietorship ActFebruary 26, 2021Letter in Support of Main Street Tax Certainty ActFebruary 3, 2021NSBA Endorses Isabel Guzman for SBA AdministratorSeptember 9, 2020Letter in Support of Title IV in “Skinny” COVID-19 Stimulus BillJuly 30, 2020NSBA Letter on Phase Four Stimulus: the Continuing Small Business Recovery and Paycheck Protection Program ActJune 29, 2020NSBA Letter of Opposition on Beneficial Ownership / ILLICIT CASH ActMay 27, 2020NSBA Letter in Support of Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, H.R. 7010April 16, 2020NSBA Letter Calling for Additional PPP & EIDL FundsApril 15, 2020NSBA Coalition Letter Urging Additional PPP Loan FundsApril 2, 2020NSBA Urges Treasury to Update GuidanceMarch 21, 2020NSBA Letter Urging Inclusion of 501(c)6 in PPPMarch 20, 2020NSBA Letter to Senate on COVID-19 Relief ProposalsMarch 20, 2020Coalition Letter: COVID-19 Relief for Small BusinessMarch 20, 2020Coalition Letter: COVID-19 & Retirement SecurityMarch 20, 2020NSBA Coalition Letter on Retirement SecurityMarch 19, 2020NSBA Letter Calling for COVID-19 Aid for ContractorsMarch 18, 2020NSBA Coalition Letter Urging COVID-19 Relief for Small BusinessMarch 14, 2020NSBA Letter Urging Senate Action on COVID-19 ReliefMarch 13, 2020NSBA Coalition Letter to Treasury on PPP LoansDecember 18, 2019NSBA Letter of Support for Jovita Carranza as SBA AdministratorJuly 24, 2019NSBA Testifies on Tax ComplexityMay 7, 2019NSBA Member Spotlight: Alan PentzApril 10, 2019Letter of Support for David Tyrion as Office of Advocacy Chief CounselMarch 14, 2019NSBA Testifies on Cybersecurity/NISTFebruary 6, 2019NSBA 2019 Technology SurveyJanuary 24, 2019Shutdown Impacting Small BusinessJanuary 14, 2019House OKs Small Biz BillsSeptember 25, 2018House OKs Small Biz BillsSeptember 19, 2018Lawmakers Seek Action on SubcontractingAugust 22, 2018NSBA 2018 Mid-Year Economic ReportJuly 13, 2018NSBA Letter of Support for Prompt Pay Act (S. 2893)July 8, 2018NSBA 2018 Politics of Small Business SurveyJune 6, 2018Small Biz Contracting Reforms in NDAAJune 6, 2018Dodd-Frank Reforms ForthcomingMay 23, 2018House Talks DoD SubcontractingApril 16, 2018NSBA Comment Letter on the Request for Information on the 2014 “Ambush” Election RuleApril 3, 2018BE HEARD. Register Today for Washington PresentationMarch 15, 2018House Cmte OK’s Small Biz BillsMarch 15, 2018Bill Ups Biz Competition with FedsMarch 7, 2018Senate Debates Banking Reform BillMarch 5, 2018NSBA Comment Letter on the Definition of Employer under ERISA – Association Health PlansJanuary 31, 2018NIST Rules for Federal ContractorsJanuary 24, 2018SBA Report: Small Biz Lending Has Not RecoveredDecember 20, 2017NSBA Letter of Support for Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Conference ReportDecember 13, 2017NSBA Comment Letter to Conferees on Tax Cuts and Jobs ActDecember 6, 2017Feds Prompt Payment Policy ExpiringNovember 13, 2017NSBA Letter of Support for the Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act (H.R. 2201)October 25, 2017House Committee Talks Lending, ContractingOctober 17, 2017NSBA Comment Letter on the Uniform Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax CodeOctober 11, 2017NDAA Moves to ConfereesSeptember 18, 2017NSBA Letter of Support for the HUBZone Uniformity and Business Stability (HUBS) Act of 2017 (H.R. 3294)July 25, 2017NSBA Letter to Senate Finance Committee on Tax Reform RecommendationsJuly 25, 2017NSBA Leadership Council Member Robert Luft Testifies on Cybersecurity InsuranceJuly 18, 2017House Passes FY 2018 NDAAJune 19, 2017NSBA Honors Small Biz OwnersJune 15, 2017Look-Ahead to NSBA Lobbying DaysApril 5, 2017SBA Nominee Brings Acquisition ExpertiseMarch 13, 2017NSBA Letter of Support for the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act (S. 584)February 16, 2017NSBA Survey: Small Business Outlook Significantly ImprovedFebruary 7, 2017NSBA Board Member Tom Secor Testifies on Health CareJanuary 24, 2017NSBA Urges Confirmation of SBA Nominee McMahonJanuary 12, 2017NSBA Letter of Support for the Regulatory Accountability Act (H.R. 5)December 14, 2016Congress OK’s NDAA, SBIR ReauthDecember 7, 2016SBIR Reauth Bill Poised for Full PassageNovember 23, 2016House Passes Midnight Rules BillNovember 17, 2016Lame-Duck: Spending CR CloseNovember 3, 2016NSBA Comments on Estate Gift Tax ValuationOctober 12, 2016Bill Could Shrink Small Biz ContractsSeptember 14, 2016Congress Returns to Long To-Do ListAugust 25, 2016Clinton Unveils Small Business PlanJune 29, 20162016 Politics of Small Business SurveyMay 25, 2016House Passes NDAAMay 25, 2016“Blacklisting” Rule to be Finalized in AugustMay 18, 2016Committee Approves SBIR/STTR BillMay 16, 2016NSBA Supports RIF LegislationMay 13, 2016NSBA Supports S-Corp Crowdfunding (H.R. 4831)May 12, 2016NSBA Letter of Support for the Main Street Fairness Act (H.R. 5076)May 4, 20162016 Small Business Exporting SurveyMay 4, 2016SBA Releases Procurement ScorecardMay 3, 2016NSBA Letter of Support for the Small Business Credit Card Act of 2016 (H.R. 5156)April 20, 2016NSBA Board Member Rick Snow Testifies on CybersecurityApril 14, 2016NSBA Comments: House Small Business Committee Hearing on Burdensome RegulationsApril 14, 2016NSBA Trustee Michael Canty Testimony on EPA RegulationsMarch 29, 2016NSBA Comments on SEC Report on the Definition of Accredited InvestorMarch 29, 2016NSBA Supports Micro Offering Exemption Act (H.R. 4850)March 28, 2016NSBA Comments to DOL on Administrator’s Interpretation of Joint Employment under FLSA and MSPAMarch 28, 2016NSBA Comments to EEOC on Employer Information Report (EE0-1)March 23, 2016Committee Approves SBIR/STTR ReauthorizationMarch 16, 2016Feds Exceed Contracting GoalsMarch 2, 2016DOL Requires Paid Sick Leave for Fed. ContractorsJanuary 28, 2016SBTC’s Jere Glover Testifies on SBIR ReauthorizationJanuary 13, 2016House Committee To Markup Contracting BillJanuary 12, 2016NSBA Letter Supporting Small Business Contracting Bill (H.R. 4341)December 2, 2015NDAA Signed with Small Biz ProvisionsNovember 19, 2015NSBA Letter of Support for Protecting Local Business Opportunity ActOctober 28, 2015NDAA Veto Stymies Small Biz Contracting ImprovementsOctober 14, 2015House Examines Contracting Executive OrderOctober 14, 2015Senate Approves NDAAOctober 9, 2015NSBA Letter Supporting Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015 (S. 2006)October 9, 2015NSBA Letter Supporting the Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2015August 5, 2015NSBA Committee Chair Testimony on Solutions to Relieve the Tax Compliance BurdensAugust 5, 2015NSBA Letter of Support for the 504 Refinancing Program at SBAJuly 23, 2015NSBA Letter in Support of Raising 7(a) Lending CapJuly 20, 2015NSBA Letter of Support for Senate Finance Committee Extending Expired Tax ProvisionsJuly 20, 2015NSBA Coalition Letter Supporting the Small Business Healthcare Relief ActJuly 14, 2015NSBA Letter of Support Small Business Tax Compliance Relief ActJuly 13, 2015NSBA Letter Supporting Repeal of the Medical Device TaxJuly 1, 2015Letter of Support for Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act (S. 426)May 13, 2015Small Business Contracting Reforms Included in NDAAApril 27, 2015NSBA Letter of Support for the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act of 2015March 24, 2015NSBA Letter Supporting Small Contractors Improve Competition Act (H.R. 1481)March 24, 2015Small Biz Contracting Reform Bill Introduced in HouseMarch 24, 2015NSBA Letter Supporting Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (H.R. 1105)March 20, 2015SBTC Co-Chair Bob Schmidt Testifies on Patent SystemMarch 11, 2015SBA Seeks Comment on Rules Affecting Small BizFebruary 11, 2015SBA Seeks Input for Contracting RuleFebruary 4, 2015NSBA Letter in Support of Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements ActJanuary 14, 2015NSBA Letter of Support Fair Tax Act (H.R. 25)December 10, 2014NDAA Passes House with Small Business Contracting ReformsDecember 3, 2014Small Business Federal Contracting in JeopardyNovember 13, 2014NSBA Letter Urging Action on Tax ExtendersNovember 12, 2014SBA Lending Sets Another Record in FY 2014November 12, 2014Senate Panel to Hold Hearing on SBA Advocacy NomineeNovember 6, 2014Election Analysis: Capital, Contracting, Patents and CybersecuritySeptember 26, 2014NSBA Letter Supporting Small Business Loan Simplification Act (H.R.5599)September 16, 2014House Hearing with SBA AdministratorSeptember 4, 2014NLRB Case Redefines Joint Employer StandardAugust 6, 2014Obama EO Raises Scrutiny on Contractor Labor ViolationsAugust 6, 2014Feds Reached Small Biz Contracting GoalJuly 30, 2014NSBA Letter Supporting National Regulatory Budget Act (H.R.5184)July 30, 2014NSBA Letter Supporting Open Government Bill (H.R.5154)July 30, 2014SBA Advocacy Submits Comments on Min Wage RuleJuly 30, 2014Government Contracts and the Need for Working CapitalJuly 23, 2014Bill Introduced to Ease Federal Contracting ProcessJuly 16, 2014White House Launches SupplierPay InitiativeJuly 16, 2014House Hearing Examines Procurement Reform DelaysJune 25, 2014VotingGuideJune 18, 2014Advocacy Releases Small Business Procurement ReportApril 10, 2014NSBA President Attends SBA Administrator Swearing-InApril 9, 2014NSBA First Vice Chair Tim Reynolds Testifies on Small Biz Tax BurdenMarch 27, 2014NSBA Applauds Confirmation of SBA AdministratorMarch 12, 2014House Small Biz Committee Approves Contracting BillsMarch 11, 2014NSBA President Todd McCracken Testifies on ObamacareMarch 6, 2014NSBA Coalition Letter Judiciary Committee on Patent ReformMarch 5, 2014Sen. Cantwell Chairs Her First SBC HearingFebruary 26, 2014NSBA Supports Nominee Maria Contreras-SweetFebruary 26, 2014NSBA Letter in Support of Contreras-Sweet for SBA AdministratorFebruary 5, 2014NSBA State of the Union PodcastJanuary 29, 2014State of the Union: What it Means for Small BizJanuary 29, 2014President to Increase Min. Wage on Federal ContractsJanuary 28, 2014Small Business Reaction to State of the Union AddressNovember 6, 2013NSBA Amicus Brief in Patent Litigation CaseOctober 9, 2013Small-Business Services Suffer Under ShutdownOctober 9, 2013SBA Publishes Final Small Business Contracting RuleOctober 1, 2013NSBA President Weighs in on Government ShutdownSeptember 16, 20132013 Small Business Technology SurveySeptember 11, 2013NSBA White Paper on Access to CapitalAugust 7, 2013NSBA Letter to SEC on Business Brokers and FindersJuly 31, 2013NSBA Letter to Senate Finance Committee on Tax ReformJuly 9, 2013Federal Gov’t Misses Small Biz Contracting GoalJune 19, 2013NSBA Letter of Support for Small Business Credit Card Act of 2013June 12, 20132013 Small Business Exporting SurveyApril 25, 2013Small Businesses Need SEC to Move Ahead on JOBS Act!April 17, 2013NSBA Letter of Support for the CREED ActApril 3, 2013NSBA Letter Urging Pro-Small-Business Immigration ReformMarch 7, 2013Sequestration Cuts Go Into EffectFebruary 13, 2013NSBA State of the Union AnalysisJanuary 23, 2013New Procurement Guide from Braddock and MicrosoftJanuary 16, 2013NSBA Comments on SEC Proposed Rule on General SolicitationJanuary 16, 2013NSBA Comments on JOBS Act RegulationsJanuary 16, 2013NSBA Comments to FINRA on CrowdfundingJanuary 16, 2013NSBA Supplemental Comments on JOBS Act RegulationsJanuary 16, 2013NSBA Comments to DOL on the Proposed “Persuader” RuleJanuary 9, 2013FY 13 NDAA Enacted, Contracting Reforms IncludedDecember 26, 2012NSBA Applauds Passage of Contracting Reforms in NDAADecember 19, 2012NDAA Enters the Home StretchDecember 14, 2012Letter to Congress Urging Increased Credit Union Lending CapDecember 12, 2012NDAA Passes Senate and Heads to ConferenceNovember 28, 2012Contracting, Lending and Visa Bills Await ActionNovember 28, 2012Traps for the Unwary: Selling Stock in Your CompanyNovember 28, 2012NSBA Comments on General Solicitation Proposed RuleNovember 21, 2012Traps for the Unwary: Social Media PoliciesNovember 13, 2012Senate To Do List: NDAA and CybersecurityNovember 13, 2012Traps for the Unwary: Arrest Records & EmploymentNovember 7, 2012Inclusion of Small Biz Contracting Reforms in NDAASeptember 20, 2012NSBA Leadership Testifies on Impacts of Sequestration on Small BusinessSeptember 20, 2012NSBA Testifies on SequestrationSeptember 11, 2012NSBA’s Jeff Van Winkle Testifies on JOBS Act ImplementationAugust 8, 2012Senate Fails to Advance Key Cybersecurity LegislationJuly 27, 2012NSBA Letter in Support of JOBS ActJuly 27, 2012NSBA Letter in Support of Contracting Reform BillsJune 20, 2012NSBA Comments on the EEOC’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2012 – 2016June 20, 2012NSBA Comments to HHS on Federally Facilitated Health Insurance Exchange GuidanceJune 13, 2012NSBA Comments to SEC on JOBS ActMay 22, 20122012 Small Business Taxation SurveyMay 21, 2012NSBA comments urging DOL to withdraw its proposed “persuader rule” regulationsMay 21, 2012NSBA letter to NLRB urging an extended comment period and additional hearings on proposed elections ruleMay 21, 2012NSBA filed a reply brief in the Stephens Media, LLC case.May 21, 2012Background on Stephens Medica, LLC case at the NLRBMay 21, 2012NSBA filed an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board in the Stephens Media, LLC case.May 21, 2012Coalition comments on NLRB proposed workplace posting requirements.May 21, 2012Coalition letter on NLRB case in relation to workplace access.May 21, 2012Overview of the National Labor Relations Act and National Labor Relations Board.May 21, 2012NSBA letter opposing the Family and Medical Leave Enhancement Act of 2011May 21, 2012Letter of Opposition to H.R. 3991May 21, 2012Letter to Congress on Workplace FlexibilityMay 21, 2012Letter to Congress on the Healthy Families ActMay 21, 2012NSBA labor policy coalition letter in support of H.R. 1976, the Jobs Protection Act.May 21, 2012NSBA labor policy coalition letter in support of S. 964, the Job Protection Act.May 21, 2012NSBA letter opposing the Paycheck Fairness Act of 2011May 21, 2012NSBA comments on the National Labor Relations Board’s proposed workplace posting requirement rules.May 21, 2012Letter in support of the Small Business Regulatory Freedom Act (S.474), which would achieve a number of longtime NSBA regulatory-reform objectives, including requiring federal agencies to consider the indirect impact of proposed regulations on small businesses.May 21, 2012Letter in support of the Job Impact Analysis Act (S. 3024), which would—among other things—require federal agencies to consider the indirect impact of proposed regulations on small businesses.May 21, 2012No Testimony AvailableMay 21, 2012NSBA letter opposing the Health Care Choice Act — H.R. 371.May 21, 2012NSBA letter in support of legislation repealing the annual tax on health insurers, which analyst predict is a direct tax on small business health plans.May 21, 2012NSBA letter of support for comprehensive medical malpractice reform legislation.May 21, 2012NSBA comments on the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee hearing, “The Pressures of Rising Costs on Employer Provided Health Care.”May 21, 2012NSBA comments to House Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member George Miller.May 21, 2012NSBA letter of support for the Patient’s Freedom to Choose Act.May 21, 2012NSBA letter in support of H.R. 2 and H.Res. 9.May 21, 2012Joint Letter to Obama administration officials on good faith compliance under PPACA. **cover letter**May 21, 2012Joint Letter to Obama administration officials on good faith compliance under PPACA.May 21, 2012Sen. Snowe Publishes NSBA Letter Opposing Health Care in Chart for Floor RemarksMay 21, 2012NSBA Letter to White House Health Care Reform Summit InviteesMay 21, 2012Joint Letter to House and Senate Leadership Outlining Reform Time-line ConcernsMay 21, 2012NSBA Letter to House and Senate Leaders on Merged Health Care BillMay 21, 2012Comments on Affordable Health Care for American ActMay 21, 2012Comments on Health Benefits Advisory CouncilMay 21, 2012Comments on American’s Healthy Future Act of 2009May 21, 2012Letter to Finance Committee on Tax ExclusionMay 21, 2012Comments on Comprehensive Health Care ReformMay 21, 2012Comments on Financing Comprehensive Health Care ReformMay 21, 2012Comments on Expanding Health Care CoverageMay 21, 2012Comments to Leadership on Small Business Representation on Proposed Independent CommissionMay 21, 2012Comments on Transforming Health Care Delivery SystemMay 21, 2012COBRA Under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.May 21, 2012NSBA comments to HHS on Health Insurance Exchange RegulationsMay 21, 2012NSBA letter to the IRS on the free-rider provision of PPACAMay 21, 2012NSBA letter to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on the establishment of essential health benefits.May 21, 2012NSBA comments to the Institute of Medicine on the essential health benefits package study.May 21, 2012NSBA response to the draft NAIC American Health Benefit Exchange Model ActMay 21, 2012NSBA response to the HHS Request for Comments on the establishment of American Health Benefits ExchangesMay 21, 2012NSBA comments on interim final rules implementing grandfathered health plan requirements under PPACA.May 20, 2012COBRA Under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.May 20, 2012NSBA Urges Congress to Extend Expired Tax ProvisionsMay 20, 2012NSBA Letter in Support of AGREE ActMay 20, 2012NSBA submitted comments to the Senate Finance Committee on international tax reform proposals.