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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 […]

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U.S. House Set to Vote Today on Bipartisan Foxx-Davis Amendment to Reform Outdated and Unfair U.S. Sugar Program For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House is currently debating the 2018 Farm Bill, and an important amendment is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
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