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Thank you for your interest in the Protect Small Business Jobs Act. This bill would provide a grace period for small businesses.
As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been winding down, we have welcomed roughly 100,000 veterans back to our communities. Unfortunately, these brave men and women are returning to a stagnant economy. An American hero who participated in the raid against Osama bin Laden recently talked about the difficulties many soldiers face as they transition back to ordinary life. With few job prospects and no income after his retirement from service, he told Esquire magazine, "I still have the same bills I had in the Navy.
Congressman Bentivolio has been appointed to House Committee on Small Business in Washington D.C., and would like to invite you to participate in a Small Business Round table with the congressman. The purpose of this event is for businesses from the district to inform the congressman about issues affecting our small business community and share ideas with other business owners.
Join us and share ideas on how your representative can better serve you. There are three venues being held and hope that one will accommodate your schedule:
WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio (MI-11) introduced his first bill, The Protect Small Business Jobs Act (H.R. 746). This common-sense legislation offers small business owners a 6-month grace period to correct a violation of federal regulations as long as the violation does not pose an imminent threat to life.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio fulfilled a commitment he made to his constituents by introducing his first House Joint Resolution, H.J.Res 27, which would amend the Constitution of the United States to prevent Congress from using its taxing authority in order to force someone to engage in commerce. Most notably, this amendment would prohibit the federal government from inflicting financial penalties on individuals who decline to purchase health care in the marketplace.
Small businesses need protection from the encroaching regulatory state, and Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, a
Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio announced his co-sponsorship of the Prioritize Spending Act of 2013 (H.R. 149). This bill prioritizes spending in a way that protects Medicare, Social Security, Medicaid, military benefits, and debt interest payments by ensuring that they are paid for with the revenue received by the federal government each month rather than with borrowed money.
The massive national debt we are accruing will leave our children with a weaker nation than the one we inherited from our parents.
In 2012, the Congressional Budget Office reported that the federal government ran a $1.1 trillion deficit — the fourth consecutive year the deficit topped a trillion dollars.
The persistence of these deficits will hinder our savings and future investments, inhibiting the American Dream for far too many.
For too long, Washington has battled over spending cuts and increased revenues.
Congressman Bentivolio has been appointed to House Committee on Small Business in Washington D.C., and would like to invite you to participate in the Small Business Round-table with the congressman. The purpose of this event is for businesses from the district to inform the congressman about issues affecting our small business community.
We hope you will be able to join us and share ideas on how your representative can better serve you.
Date: Monday 1/28/2013
Location: Plymouth Library