FBC Chairman Opposes FCC nominee Sohn

FBC Shines Light on Rural Broadband Access for Family Businesses and Farms FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Washinton, DC -- Today, Family Business Coalition Chairman Palmer Schoening announced his opposition to embattled FCC nominee Gigi Sohn.  In a statement released to the media today, Schoening said: "Family owned and operated businesses depend on rural broadband to keep their businesses running and while significant strides have been made in closing the rural digital divide in recent years with broadband services, there is still important work to be done. Unfortunately nominee Sohn has made comments that show…continue reading →

FBC Submits Comments on Student Loans

Today the Family Business Coalition filed comments with the Department of Education, opposing proposed changes to the Borrower Defense to Repayment rule. As an organization that is dedicated to protecting family businesses as America’s economic engine, we are deeply concerned with the Biden Administration’s proposed Borrower’s Defense Rule (BDR) that would provide a pathway for full forgiveness of the roughly 1.6 trillion dollars in direct loan debt held by the US government. American families are already busy contending with record inflation, rising consumer costs and economic uncertainty. They should not be forced to…continue reading →