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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Financial Institution Customer Protection Act Of 2015 February 4, 2016
Roger Williams, R-TX
"As a small-business owner for 44 years, I have seen it all—or at least I thought I saw it all—and I am deeply troubled over a Federal Government program that I believe to be, at best, immoral and, at worst, illegal: Operation Choke Point."
Student Loan Debt February 4, 2016
Patty Murray, D-WA
"We have all heard the numbers of student debt. Overall, Americans hold more than $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. That is a huge number, and it is actually a little hard to wrap your head around, so let’s try this: Every second that goes by, student debt in our country grows by nearly $3,000. That is every second. And behind those numbers are people who invested in themselves by furthering their education but are now saddled with debt, preventing them from buying a home or even starting a small business or a family."
Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act Of 2015— Veto Message From The President Of The United States February 2, 2016
Rick Allen, R-GA
"A small-business owner’s premiums more than doubled and benefits have been reduced. An individual projects 16 percent of his income will go toward health care this year alone."
Sec Small Business Advocate Act Of 2016 February 1, 2016
Scott Garrett, R-NJ
"Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 3784) to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to establish an Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation and a Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee, and for other purposes, as amended."
Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act February 1, 2016
Tom Emmer, R-MN
"In my home State of Minnesota, 1.2 million workers—nearly half of our State’s private workforce—is employed by a small business. When one of the more than 500,000 small businesses in Minnesota contacts our office, it is most often about how well-intended, yet short-sighted, regulations are inhibiting their ability to utilize the financial products they rely on."

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