Letters to Congress

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Letters to CongressMay 13, 2020 - 2:30pm

Coalition Letter Regarding Single Employer Funding Relief

May 13, 2020 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS:

Letters to CongressMay 10, 2020 - 8:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on Section 171 of the Dodd-Frank Act

This letter was sent to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and the House Committee on Financial Services, on Section 171 of the Dodd-Frank Act (the "Collins Amendment").

Letters to CongressMay 06, 2020 - 9:15am

Coalition Letter on Separating 7(a) and PPP Loan Commitments

The International Franchise Association sent this Coalition letter to Congressional leadership, urging the separation of commitments of the SBA 7(a) loan program from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Letters to CongressMay 04, 2020 - 11:30am

Coalition Letter - Nonprofit Organizations and the PPP

This Coalition letter was sent to the members of the United States Congress, urging eligibility for all nonprofit organizations in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This letter was signed by organizations from all 50 states, plus American Samoa, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Mariana Islands.

Letters to CongressMay 01, 2020 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber Letter Urging Treasury to Revise Employee Retention Tax Credit FAQs #64 and #65

On May 1, 2020 the Chamber delivered this letter to Secretary Mnuchin regarding comments and recommendations for revisions to the Employee Retention Tax Credit FAQs #64 and #65 released by the IRS.

Letters to CongressApr 29, 2020 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber Letter on Financial Relief for Businesses During Future Pandemics

This Hill letter was sent to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs, and the House Committee on Financial Services, on potential pandemic insurance and other financial relief in the event of future pandemics.

Letters to CongressApr 28, 2020 - 11:30am

Coalition Letter to Congressional Leadership Urging Swift Action to Protect Americans’ Health Care Coverage

The magnitude of the COVID-19 crisis is extraordinary. It has taxed our health care system like never before, and it has stressed the economy as consumers and businesses limit commerce and adhere to social distancing to reduce the transmission of the disease. These actions have undoubtedly saved lives, but they also have cost millions of jobs – more than 26 million by the latest employment reports. Because nearly 180 million Americans get their health care coverage through their work, it is critical to ensure millions of Americans continue to have employer coverage.

Letters to CongressApr 28, 2020 - 9:00am

Joint Letter on Reopening the Economy

This letter was sent, signed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Council of State Chambers, to the White House, National Governors Association, U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National Association of Counties, and to Congress, on guidance for reopening the economy.

Letters to CongressApr 16, 2020 - 2:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter to Federal Reserve and Treasury on Liquidity Programs

The Honorable Jerome PowellChairmanBoard of Governors of the Federal Reserve System20th Street & Constitution Ave., NWWashington, DC 20551 The Honorable Steven Mnuchin SecretaryU.S. Department of the Treasury1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20220 Dear Chairman Powell and Secretary Mnuchin: