NSBA Applauds Senate on Moving Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Forward

July 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 28, 2020

Contact:
Molly Day
202-552-2904
press@nsba.biz

Washington, D.C. – NSBA applauds the bipartisan efforts by lawmakers  on Capitol Hill as the Senate voted 67-32 on a motion to proceed on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, which would provide $550 billion in new federal money for much needed infrastructure updates. Infrastructure improvements are critical to the continued growth and success of America’s small businesses.

Below is a statement from NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken.

“Broad improvements to our national infrastructure are long overdue and stand to help small businesses uniquely as they seek to survive and grow in their local communities. These improvements will help them compete digitally, expand their markets, and attract a greater range of potential workers.

“While we are continuing to analyze the new legislation, we are encouraged that a bipartisan agreement has been struck and are hopeful that the final package will be one that small businesses across the country can support and be helped by.

“Furthermore, I commend lawmakers for scrapping the massive financial outlay to increase IRS enforcement as a pay-for. The so-called “tax gap” has been a major concern for small businesses who are severely misunderstood by many tax enforcers and could have faced significant new burdens had that particular pay-for been included.”

Please click here for more on NSBA’s priorities for infrastructure legislation.

Celebrating more than 80 years in operation, NSBA is a staunchly nonpartisan organization advocating on behalf of America’s entrepreneurs. NSBA’s 65,000 members represent every state and every industry in the U.S., and we are proud to be the nation’s first small-business advocacy organization. Please visit www.nsba.biz or @NSBAAdvocate.

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