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September 15th, 2017 by

President Trump Sends “Powerful” Message, Says Advocate for Entrepreneurs Washington, D.C. – Whether he knows it or not, Frank Giaccio, the young entrepreneur who asked President Trump in a letter if he could mow the White House lawn, is a member of the “gig economy” – those self-employed entrepreneurs making a living or bringing in extra […]

September 13th, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  A leading advocate for entrepreneurs said small business owners are pleased that the U.S. Senate passed key pieces of legislation to strengthen capital formation and access, while also improving a tool that helps startups and small businesses attract and retain the employees they need to successfully scale their enterprises. […]

September 11th, 2017 by

There are several federal government initiatives underway right now, which aim to streamline and improve the regulatory system, and identify rules that are excessive, outdated or need to be changed in some way. The voice of entrepreneurs and small business owners is needed in these efforts, so please take the time to provide input and […]

September 10th, 2017 by

PREPARE FOR EMERGENCIES Smart planning can help you keep your business running if disaster strikes. You’ll want to take the right steps to prevent and prepare for disaster, and know where to get aid if disaster strikes. An estimated 25 percent of businesses don’t open again after a major disaster, according to the Institute for […]

September 6th, 2017 by

NEWS Tax Reform Will Fuel Small Business Growth and More Entrepreneurship In America FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump traveled to North Dakota to talk about the critical need for tax reform. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) President & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding his remarks: […]

September 6th, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                         Washington, D.C. – The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) joined a coalition of over 20 leading grassroots and taxpayer organizations calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to seize the present opportunity to deliver transformative tax reform for the American people. In an open letter, the coalition highlighted the […]

September 1st, 2017 by

NEWS SBE Council Notes Troubling Shortage of Entrepreneurship FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Looking ahead to Labor Day, Raymond J. Keating, chief economist for the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), explained that the holiday is a day for celebrating all human capital, especially the entrepreneurs who drive economic and employment growth. Writing […]

September 1st, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the number of jobs increased by 156,000 in August. The unemployment rate is 4.4 percent.  Job gains for June and July were revised down by 41,000.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement […]

August 30th, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Long Overdue, Tax Reform Will Boost Entrepreneurship, Small Business Success, and Quality Job Growth Washington, D.C. – Today in Missouri, President Donald Trump’s call-to-action on tax reform zeroed in on the key reasons why hard-working entrepreneurs, small business owners and their employees desperately need tax reform. “There is no nice way […]

August 30th, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported today that the economy grew at an annual rate of 3 percent in the second quarter of 2017, which was revised up from its first estimate of 2.6 percent.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan noted […]

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