NSBA President Testifies on Health Insurance Tax Credit

November 15, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz Washington, D.C. – National Small Business Association (NSBA) President Todd McCracken testified today before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight on the small-business tax credit as passed under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). In his testimony, McCracken pointed to various problems with...

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NSBA President Calls for Broad Tax Reform

November 2, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz Washington, D.C. – NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken today joined Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Dan Coats (R-Ind.) at an event on tax reform. In his remarks, McCracken urged lawmakers to embrace broad, bipartisan tax reform as a means to spur small-business growth. “Lawmakers miss...

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NSBA Calls on Super Committee to Embrace Key Tax, Regulatory Reform

October 25, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz Washington, D.C. – The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today sent detailed comments to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction outlining the key elements critical to the growth and survival of America’s small businesses. Given the critical role small businesses have played in economic recovery...

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NSBA Releases Energy Survey of Small Business

October 24, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz Washington, D.C. – The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today  released its 2011 Energy Survey. Among the key findings: rising energy costs weigh heavily on the majority of small businesses with 87 percent reporting negative impacts on their business. This is likely driving the fact that, over the past...

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NSBA President Urges Congress to Act with Bold Bipartisanship

October 6, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz   Washington, D.C. –NSBA President Todd McCracken today briefed the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee on the various tax proposals that will help America’s small businesses. The briefing was led by JEC Chairman Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), and Dr. Donald Marron, Director of the Urban-Brookings Tax...

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NSBA Names Grafton “Cap” Willey Advocate of the Year

September 15, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz Washington, D.C. – The National Small Business Association (NSBA) has named Grafton H. “Cap” Willey IV of CBIZ Tofias in Providence, R.I. as the winner of the 2011 Lewis Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year. Announced during NSBA’s Annual Advocate of the Year Award Luncheon on Wednesday,...

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NSBA Announces Finalists for Advocate of the Year Award

September 9, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz Washington, D.C. – NSBA today announced the finalists for the 2011 Lewis Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. The award winner will be announced during NSBA’s Annual Advocate of the Year Award Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m., which is the kick-off...

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NSBA Reaction to President Obama’s Jobs Address

September 8, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz   Washington, D.C. – Following President Barack Obama’s jobs address to the joint session of Congress this evening, NSBA echoes the President’s calls for bipartisanship, and urges Congress and the administration to act now and act in a bipartisan manner on proposals that will help America’s lagging small-business...

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NSBA Cautions Lawmakers Against Patent Reform

September 7, 2011

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz   Washington, D.C. – With the U.S. Senate scheduled this week to consider patent reform legislation, NSBA is urging lawmakers to vote only once they have a full understanding of how the America Invents Act will negatively impact small businesses.NSBA strongly opposes to the America Invents Act due to its severe tilting...

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NSBA Signs on as Supporter of Upcoming Forum on Patent Law

August 22, 2011

NOTE: The Forum has been postponed to Tuesday, Aug. 30. Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz   Washington, D.C. – NSBA this week signed on as a supporter of the upcoming Forum on the Overhaul of U.S. Patent Law on Monday, August 29, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C....

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