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July 17th, 2018 by

SBE Council Urges All U.S. House Members to Vote for the Bipartisan Package of Capital Access Bills FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) voiced its strong support for the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018 (JOBS Act 3.0), a package of bipartisan bills that will improve […]

July 12th, 2018 by

“A Key Piece to the 5G Puzzle” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  Today, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted on an Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to help advance the rollout of 5G technology by making mid-band spectrum in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band available for expanded flexible use.  As noted by Small Business […]

July 9th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  President Donald J. Trump has nominated Brett M. Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the United States Supreme Court.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination: “Judge Kavanaugh said his job is to […]

July 6th, 2018 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Labor Department reported a solid increase of 213,000 new jobs along with a significant jump in the number of Americans who entered the labor force. This is a good sign for both the economy and businesses looking for employees, according to Small Business & Entrepreneurship […]

June 28th, 2018 by

For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan praised today’s action by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which voted to expand the definition of a “smaller reporting company” (SRC). This change will allow a greater number of small companies to qualify for certain scaled disclosure accommodations. […]

June 25th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The following statement can be attributed to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan with regard to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on credit card transaction fees: “We’ve always been leery of government intervention in the ‘swipe fee’ debate given technological innovation and the […]

June 21st, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states now have the power to force small businesses outside of their borders to collect taxes on remote sales. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on the South Dakota vs. Wayfair ruling: […]

June 19th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) will unveil its final rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs), which broadens the types of associations that can be formed and who can join those plans. According to the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, the crushing cost of health coverage is a […]

June 1st, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on the latest jobs numbers by the Department of Labor (DOL), which reported that 223,000 new jobs were created in the month of May and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent: […]

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 […]

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