Press Releases

Press Release Date:
Thursday, January 21, 2010

Statement by John Arensmeyer, CEO, Small Business Majority

The election Tuesday in Massachusetts changed the course of the healthcare reform debate. But it doesn't change the fact that healthcare is still the number one problem facing this country's 28 million small business owners, and to be able to survive and thrive, they need comprehensive reform now.

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Thursday, December 24, 2009

Statement by John Arensmeyer, CEO, Small Business Majority

The passage today of the Senate's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act brings the country to the threshold of vital change. We are closer than we've ever been to fixing many of the flaws in our broken healthcare system, and getting America's 28 million small business owners some real relief.

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Saturday, December 19, 2009

Statement by John Arensmeyer, CEO, Small Business Majority

The manager's amendment to the Senate healthcare bill, introduced today, includes new provisions essential for small business protection and survival. It gives small business owners a huge boost and will not only help them afford health insurance for themselves and their employees, but will save small business jobs.

This amendment addresses small business owners number one priorities in healthcare reform: controlling costs and increasing accessibility. Most importantly for small businesses, the amendment:

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Amendments to Senate Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Provide Support Small Businesses Need

Sausalito, CA, Dec. 9, 2009: The small business amendments introduced during a press conference today show that members of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship have listened to what the small business community wants out of healthcare reform, and crafted a package of amendments that provide the kind of additional support small business owners need from the Senate bill.

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Statement by John Arensmeyer, CEO, Small Business Majority

The cost containment package of amendments introduced today by the Freshmen senators addresses small business owners number one priority in healthcare reform: cutting costs. These amendments go a long way in providing them relief from the soaring price of health insurance.

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Thursday, November 19, 2009

Statement by John Arensmeyer, CEO, Small Business Majority:

The Senate's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is a clear win for small businesses and constructively addresses past criticisms of healthcare reform. It puts us on the cusp of reforming our nation's broken healthcare system, and getting the country's 28 million small business owners some desperately needed relief from skyrocketing healthcare costs. Small business owners have been stuck in a financial morass due to exorbitant healthcare costs and limited choice.

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Saturday, November 7, 2009

The passage today of H.R. 3962 by the US House of Representatives was historic. We are finally within reach of effecting real change change that has been hard fought, is long overdue and essential to small businesses survival. Providing Americas 28 million small business owners with high-quality, affordable healthcare got one huge step closer to becoming a reality today.

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, November 4, 2009

New Analysis Reveals That Any Reform Whether Shared Responsibility, Single-Payer, or Market Reform Would Offer Key Improvements

November 4, 2009 (NEW YORK): Inaction on health care reform represents the worst scenario for New York State's small businesses, according to a report released today by the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) and Small Business Majority. Compared to maintaining the status quo, a health care reform plan similar to that being considered by Congress, as well as other types of reform plans, would bring positive improvements for small business owners and their workers.

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Monday, November 2, 2009

South Carolina Small Business Owners Join 100 Others in DC on Nov. 3 to Discuss Need for Healthcare Reform with Congress Members and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Washington DC, Nov. 2, 2009: Two South Carolina small business owners will join a group of more than 100 other small business owners in Washington, DC, on Nov. 3, where they will spend the day speaking about small businesses need for healthcare reform with their Congressional representatives on Capitol Hill, and with US Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the White House.

Topic(s):
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Monday, November 2, 2009

Utah Small Business Owners Join 100 Others in DC on Nov. 3 to Discuss Need for Healthcare Reform with Congress Members and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Washington DC, Nov. 2, 2009: Three Utah small business owners will join a group of more than 100 other small business owners in Washington, DC, on Nov. 3, where they will spend the day speaking about small businesses need for healthcare reform with their Congressional representatives on Capitol Hill, and with US Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the White House.

Topic(s):
Healthcare

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