NASE News

    President Trump Issues Five Executive Orders

  • President Trump wasted no time and issued five executive orders within the first three days of his presidency. All of the executive orders fulfilled promises he made on the campaign trail.
    Posted on Jan 31, 2017
  • Small Business Agenda Items for the Trump Administration

  • As President-elect Donald J. Trump prepares to take the oath of office of President of the United States tomorrow, Katie Vlietstra, Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations for the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses released the following statement encouraging the new president to “work with the small business community and across the aisle to find common ground in making our economy stronger.”
    Posted on Jan 19, 2017
  • Small Business Community Looking for Clear Action to Stabilize Health Care Marketplace

  • As the U.S. Congress begins initial legislative actions to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Katie Vlietstra, Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations for the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses is available to discuss how best Congress should move forward with the replace process the health care law.
    Posted on Jan 12, 2017
  • Washington Watch - January 11, 2017

  • <ul class="WashWatchBullets"> <li><a href="/about-us/nase-publications/washington-watch/latest-issues/2017/01/11/washington-watch---january-11-2017#H1">115th Congress Sworn in Ahead of Trump Inauguration</a></li> <li><a href="/about-us/nase-publications/washington-watch/latest-issues/2017/01/11/washington-watch---january-11-2017#H2">NASE’s Katie Vlietstra Comments on Trump Administration Action and SBA nominee Linda McMahon on MSNBC</a></li> <li><a href="/about-us/nase-publications/washington-watch/latest-issues/2017/01/11/washington-watch---january-11-2017#H3">Congressional Committee Leadership of Importance to the Self-Employed</a></li> </ul>
    Posted on Jan 11, 2017
  • Small Business Community’s Open Letter to the 115th Congress

  • As the 115th Congress convenes today, Katie Vlietstra, Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations for the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, published the below open letter calling for bipartisan support for the small business community to help strengthen the nation’s economic engine, by specifically addressing the areas of health care, regulatory evaluation and tax reform.
    Posted on Jan 03, 2017
  • Starting Off Your New Year Right

  • As 2016 draws to a close and the New Year stretches out ahead with so much promise, many small business owners and self-employed people wonder, how can I make next year more successful than the last? Many of us have checklists and calendars we go through, there are past-year audits that are recommended, some even advocate a good old fashioned scrubbing and cleaning to promote clarity and a fresh start! While each of those methods have their merits, creating an actionable plan for success in the upcoming year can be a daunting task. As such, many people make it too large of an endeavor and don’t know where to begin. This year, I suggest you condense your end-of-year audit and future planning into one activity, borrowed from the Agile software development world, called a retrospective.
    Posted on Dec 20, 2016
  • 3 Ways Text Messages Help Improve HR Communications

  • If you’re able to effectively communicate with your employees, you’ll be able to provide them important information when it’s necessary and you’ll have the opportunity to build a strong relationship with them.
    Posted on Dec 20, 2016
  • Picture Yourself in the Spotlight

  • Do you want free publicity for your business? If you're an NASE Member, the NASE can help you promote your business! Simply fill out our "Get Publicity!" form here, and you and your business could be featured in an NASE publication, like our monthly member e-newsletter, SelfInformed.
    Posted on Dec 20, 2016