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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 (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for Fair Sugar Policy (AFSP) released a broad-based coalition letter to Congress, encouraging members to modernize the outdated and outrageous U.S. sugar program.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 […]

April 16th, 2018 by

ICYMI At a Rose Garden event yesterday, President Donald Trump welcomed workers from across America to hear their stories about how the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” was positively impacting their finances, families and lives.  SBE Council member Brittany Saxton, owner of 600 Downtown in Bellefontaine, OH was on hand, along with a delegation of […]

April 12th, 2018 by

SBE Council members will participate in White House event today (UPDATED with event photos below) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  –  President Donald J. Trump will host an event at the White House today with small business owners and their employees, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) will be represented by businesses […]

April 11th, 2018 by

…U.S. Must Reclaim Global Leadership on Trade FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  The U.S. House Small Business Committee hosted a hearing today on “The State of Trade and Small Business,” and Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) Chief Economist Raymond Keating provided testimony on several key issues, including: the many benefits of trade […]

April 3rd, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DeVere Kutscher ​ New coalition launches to form America’s small business hub Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations band together to form the Small Business Roundtable (SBR), a coalition dedicated to advancing policy, securing access, and promoting inclusion to benefit the 30 million businesses at the […]

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 […]

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