NASE News

  • NASE Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill

    Jun 22, 2017

    With this morning’s release of the Senate Republican Health Care legislation, 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, issued the following statement:

  • NASE Supports Preventive Health Savings Act Legislation

    Jun 21, 2017

    The NASE along with 117 organizations sent congressional legislation a letter of support in increasing opportunities for individuals to access preventive health resources. Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the House, led by Congressman Burgess (R) and Congresswoman DeGettee (D).

  • NASE Supports House Legislation to Overturn DOL Fiduciary Rule

    Jun 12, 2017

    The NASE applauds legislation introduced by Representatives Roskam (R-IL) and Roe (R-TN) that would overturn the Department of Labor's recently enacted fiduciary rule.

  • Senate Leaders Urged Not to Tax Employer Health Benefits in Letter

    Jun 09, 2017

    As Senate leaders work to draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, NASE along with 49 other organizations, sent a letter requesting that any repeal legislation refrain from adding any additional taxes on employer provided benefits.

  • NASE Applauds Effort to Overturn Burdensome Fiduciary Rule

    Jun 09, 2017

    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, today applauded an effort by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy, to overturn the Obama Administration’s Fiduciary Rule.

  • A Look at Small Businesses

    May 26, 2017

    Usually, when people see the word “business,” they think in terms of the behemoths of industry such as Google, Amazon, Exxon, Tesla, Facebook, and so forth. However, small businesses have a huge impact on the U.S. economy. Indeed, small businesses—meaning firm size is fewer than 500 employees—account for over 99% of employer firms operating in the U.S. Furthermore, 48% of U.S. employees work for small businesses. Yet, those statistics are just the tip of the iceberg:

  • Introducing NASE’s NextBizThing

    May 26, 2017

    The NASE Member Directory as you know it just got a whole lot better! We’ve been listening carefully and working hard to implement the features you’ve been asking for. In fact, the directory has so much new stuff to offer we made it into a website of its own! The NASE Member Directory is now NextBizThing.com!

  • What's Happening with Health Care

    May 26, 2017

    Question: With all that is happening in Health Care and insurance what should I do. Will ObamaCare still be around, will there be something new? I don’t know how to plan for the future? Answer: Your questions are very good ones and unfortunately, I don’t have an easy answer. There are a number of proposals being discussed and the House has even passed a new version that will be debated in the Senate over the next few months.