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June 24th, 2017 by

SBE Council member Jason Duff is a successful entrepreneur. Also, he is successfully helping to reinvigorate the small town Main Street where he grew up in Ohio.  As he notes in a recent Forbes piece about his experiences: In the post-recession dust of 2010, storefronts in my small hometown of Bellefontaine, Ohio, were shuttering. One […]

June 22nd, 2017 by

For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding the Senate Republican health care overhaul discussion draft, which is a substitute amendment to H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act. “Unraveling the disarray that Obamacare has made out of health insurance is definitely […]

June 21st, 2017 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Raymond J. Keating 631-909-1122 or rkeating@sbecouncil.org How Small Business Friendly is Your State? Washington, D.C. – With 46 of the 50 states beginning new fiscal years on July 1, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) today published the “Small Business Tax Index 2017: Best to Worst State Tax Systems […]

June 14th, 2017 by

In a June 14 Op-ed in the Morning Consult, SBE Council chief economist Ray Keating outlines the key reasons why small businesses desperately need tax reform. The competitiveness of small firms as well as our economy would see a tremendous boost with lower rates and the simplicity that comprehensive reform would bring. As he notes […]

June 8th, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Small Business Group Praises House Passage of H.R. 10: Critical Legislation to Foster Capital Formation, Investment and New Business Creation Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act, H.R. 10, legislation that will reduce excessive red tape on community banks as well as other provisions […]

June 8th, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE It’s refreshing to have Labor Department leadership and staff who actually listen to entrepreneurs Washington, D.C.   – The U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) is listening to entrepreneurs and providing relief from Obama Administration actions and rules that imposed excessive burdens on their small businesses.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) […]

June 2nd, 2017 by

NEWS Washington, D.C. – In a statement about today’s jobs report, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan said May’s disappointing numbers underscore the need for Congress and the Trump Administration to pick up the pace in advancing pro-growth policies. The Department of Labor reported the economy added 138,000 jobs in […]

May 18th, 2017 by

Small Business Group Supports FCC Action to Repair the Damage of Unneeded Internet Regulation Washington, D.C. – Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on a notice of proposed rulemaking, which centers on restoring Internet freedom by lifting public-utility style regulation on broadband providers and returning to a light-touch regulatory framework that has governed […]

May 17th, 2017 by

NEWS For Immediate Release                                    Washington, D.C. – The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased that the House Ways and Means Committee is holding an important tax reform hearing this week, on Thursday, May 18. The title of the hearing is “How Tax Reform Will Grow Our Economy and Create Jobs,” […]

May 17th, 2017 by

NEWS…You can use The recent cyber attacks around the globe are alarming, but many small business owners and entrepreneurs don’t believe it could happen to their firms.  The facts: small businesses are particularly vulnerable, and surviving a cyber attack is difficult and expensive. According to the U.S. National Cyber Security Alliance, 60 percent of businesses […]

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