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Entry Title Date
Farewell Address October 29, 2015
John Boehner, R-OH
"I leave with no regrets, no burdens. If anything, I leave the way I started—just a regular guy, humbled by the chance to do a big job. That is what I am most proud of. I am still just me, the same guy who came here 25 years ago as a small-business man and spent all these 25 years trying to just be me."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 597, Reform Exports And Expand The American Economy Act October 26, 2015
Bill Huizenga, R-MI
"Mr. Speaker, I would like to know which committee chair of another committee would approve of having the process be short-circuited out of their committee. Would it be the Energy and Commerce Committee? the Ways and Means Committee? Because I can tell you I have not been real happy, as a small business owner on some of the lack of progress that we have made on that. Maybe it would be the Ag Committee. Why did it take so long for things to reach the floor? How about any other committee that we are all dealing with?"
Health Insurance Tax October 22, 2015
Robert Dold, R-IL
"One business owner at the roundtable, Rick, reiterated that politicians in Washington need to understand that each new tax or expense isn’t just some exercise in congressional budget scorekeeping—these are a real-world burdens that harm businesses and make it difficult to keep the doors open and workers employed. This business owner wasn’t talking about it as an abstract economic theory; rather, he was worried that his business cannot handle the influx of new expenses. Rick asked me to make sure that leaders in Washington are fighting for Main Streets across the nation. Rick is right. As a small business owner myself, I believe that we need to continue to remind Members of Congress that small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy and that we need to encourage a healthy environment that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship."
Honoring Subway Founder Fred Deluca October 2, 2015
Rosa DeLauro, D-CT
"Fred was a reflection of what we all define as the American Dream. What began as a small business to pay his way through college became one of our nation’s most beloved fast food chains. Fred never forgot from where it was he started. Whether through scholarships to help young students realize their dreams, grants to local non-profit organizations, or sharing his experiences and inspiring a new generation of young entrepreneurs, Fred gave back to his community and fellow man in so many ways."
Federal Contractors September 17, 2015
Cresent Hardy, R-NV
"As a small business contractor for more than two decades, I understand the unique relationship between a contractor and a subcontractor. In the end, the joint employer decision will disrupt this relationship and potentially discourage future contract arrangements."

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