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May 24th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Washington, D.C. –  The following statement can be attributed to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan in regards to today’s signing of the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act” (S.2155) by President Trump: “Access to capital remains a challenge for many entrepreneurs and […]

May 22nd, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House passed the bipartisan “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act” (S. 2155), and according to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan, the bill is an important measure that will help return small business lending to healthy levels. U.S. […]

May 17th, 2018 by

U.S. House Set to Vote Today on Bipartisan Foxx-Davis Amendment to Reform Outdated and Unfair U.S. Sugar Program For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House is currently debating the 2018 Farm Bill, and an important amendment is expected to be voted on today to modernize the 80-year old U.S. sugar program –  the […]

May 16th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The United States Senate is expected to vote on a congressional review act (CRA) resolution to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” order, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is urging Senators to reject the move as it will burden small providers, small […]

May 14th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs is voicing strong support for a new rulemaking to address the confusion and harm of the Obama-era “joint employer” standard.  The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is considering a new rulemaking, which Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen […]

May 11th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Entrepreneurs need strong IP standards in NAFTA to compete, raise capital, expand globally Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading advocacy group for entrepreneurs and small businesses is urging U.S. leaders re-negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to immediately focus on strengthening intellectual property (IP) standards, as a modernized pact […]

May 9th, 2018 by
April 26th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today is World IP Day, an annual event to educate citizens and government leaders about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.  For entrepreneurs and small business owners, as well as those who hope to start a business someday, strengthening IP rights […]

April 18th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) commended President Trump’s creation of the new Task Force on the United States Postal Service (USPS). The Administration’s Executive Order, announced on April 13, appropriately takes aim at the Postal Service’s deteriorating fiscal condition, which is on “an unsustainable financial path […]

April 17th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Stratton Kirton skirton@hamiltonps.com (202) 527-4837 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Alliance for Fair Sugar Policy (AFSP) released a broad-based coalition letter to Congress, encouraging members to modernize the outdated and outrageous U.S. sugar program. Backed by American small businesses, manufacturers, food and beverage companies, think tanks, environmental advocates, and other […]

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