Jul 04, 2019 - 6:30am

Letter to The Advocate: Courts should support insurance options for small businesses


Chairman of the Board of Directors, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
President, DonahueFavret Contractors Holding Company

Small business owners struggle to provide their employees with health insurance. About 8 in 10 are concerned about health care prices.

Last year, President Donald Trump took steps to change that. His administration finalized a rule that would let small businesses band together and buy less expensive health plans.

I own a small business here in Louisiana — DonahueFavret Contractors in Mandeville — and I know how beneficial such cost-saving measures can be. Unfortunately, the rule is tied up in court. That's disheartening.

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About the Author

Headshot of Maura Donahue, 2019-2020 Chair of the Board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Chairman of the Board of Directors, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
President, DonahueFavret Contractors Holding Company

Maura Donahue is Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is President of DonahueFavret Contractors Holding Company.