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March 22nd, 2018 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted affirmatively on an order that will accelerate investment in and deployment of 5g technology, which is critical to the competitiveness and future success of America’s small businesses.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the […]

March 13th, 2018 by

Making America #5gReady: The Benefits to Entrepreneurs and Small Business What:     Small Business Roundtable Discussion with FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr When:    Wednesday, March 14th, 3:00-4:00 pm Where:   The Loft at 600 F Street NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20004 Mobile technology not only revolutionized the way we do business, but it also gave […]

March 9th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) issued the following statement on the February 2018 jobs report, which found that payroll employment increased by 313,000: “There’s a lot of solid news in the February jobs report. Job creation at this pace indicates sustained confidence among business owners […]

March 6th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                             Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & […]

March 6th, 2018 by

March 7 is Railroad Day 2018 and in an Op-ed in The Hill commemorating the day and its importance to small businesses and entrepreneurs, SBE Council chief economist Raymond Keating writes about the big role small businesses play in the freight railroad system and why re-regulation is a very bad idea.  He writes: “As the American […]

March 1st, 2018 by

SBE Council Applauds FCC Plan to Modernize Rules for 5G Deployment Washington, D.C. – Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the text of an order that paves the way for the deployment of 5G wireless networks by modernizing the outdated regulatory procedures that apply to wireless infrastructure deployments.  FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr is leading this important […]

March 1st, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump announced massive new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, and a leading advocacy organization for entrepreneurs and small businesses voiced disappointment and alarm regarding the forthcoming action. At a meeting with industry executives at the White House, President Trump said that he plans to […]

February 28th, 2018 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On February 26, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) vacated their December 2017 decision that overturned the expansive, vague and impractical definition of “joint employer” adopted in the Obama-era.  The latest move by the NLRB, triggered by an Inspector General report, means small businesses must abide by the vague […]

February 20th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Department of Labor (DOL) and U.S. Treasury Department issued a proposed rule on short-term limited-duration health insurance plans. The rule would increase the coverage period of the plans from less than three months to less than twelve months. Small […]

February 20th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                              Vienna, VA – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released its 22nd annual look at how public policies in the 50 states affect entrepreneurship, small businesses and the economy. […]

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