As posted at SBECouncil.org:
Most members of Congress exclaim to support small business owners and entrepreneurs through their work on Capitol Hill. However, when it comes to how U.S. Senators and Representatives actually vote on legislation that impacts the profitability and survivability of small firms, their actions sometimes don’t match up to all the talk.
SBE Council released its Small Business Scorecard for the 111th Congress this week to get beyond the “talk” and posturing. The scorecard can be found on the SBE Council website. A handy scorecard “quick finder” is also available – a map of the U.S. that allows you to click on your state to see how your U.S. House and Senate Members cumulatively scored on small business KEY VOTES.
“The scorecard is a solid measurement of how Members of Congress voted on issues important to entrepreneurs,” said SBE Council President & CEO. “Politicians often talk a good game of supporting small business and entrepreneurship, but how they actually vote on legislation is what really matters,” she added. SBE Council scored members of the U.S. Senate on 27 KEY VOTES, and members of the U.S. House of Representatives on 22 votes.