POLITICIAN WATCH

This page serves as a resource to grade politicians’ support of small business. We include links to other organizations’ judging resources as well as our own discussions and research on certain politicians that have supported or not supported our direction.

 

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DOL Proposes Rule to Encourage Pay Transparency for...

Monday September 29th, 2014 06:39:50 PM egulbrandsen

On September 17, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) of the Department of Labor released a proposed rule that would prohibit federal contractors from maintaining pay secrecy policies.  The rule, which implements Executive Order 13655, would require most contractors and subcontractors to change the nondiscrimination provisions in their contracts to state that they will not discharge or discriminate against their employees and job applicants for disclosing or inquiring about their pay.


Regulatory Capital Rules: Regulatory Capital, Implementation...

Tuesday September 9th, 2014 01:45:46 PM egulbrandsen

On September 4, 2014, the Farm Credit Administration (FCA) published a proposed rule on Regulatory Capital Rules: Regulatory Capital, Implementation of Tier 1/Tier 2 Framework.  FCA is seeking comments on this proposed rule that would revise the regulatory capital requirements for Farm Credit System (System) institutions to include tier 1and tier 2 risk-based capital ratio requirements (replacing core surplus and total surplus requirements), a tier 1leverage requirement (replacing a net collateral requirement for System banks), a capital conservation buffer, revised risk weightings




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Who is supporting small business?

DEMOCRATS
• Mary L. Landrieu (LA) - Chair
• John F. Kerry (MA)
• Carl Levin (MI)
• Tom Harkin (IA)
• Joseph I. Lieberman (CT)
• Maria Cantwell (WA)
• Mark L. Pryor (AR)
• Ben L. Cardin (MD)
• Jeanne Shaheen (NH)
• Kay Hagan (NC)
REPUBLICANS
• Olympia J. Snowe (ME) - Ranking Member
• Christopher S. Bond (MO)
• David Vitter (LA)
• John Thune (SD)
• Michael B. Enzi (WY)
• Johnny Isakson (GA)
• Roger Wicker (MS)
• James Risch (ID)
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