PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Press Releases

January 17th, 2017 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan welcomed Ramon Ray, Editor & Founder of Smart Hustle Magazine and seasoned entrepreneur, to the organization’s Advisory Council team.  Ray will bring extraordinary talent and passion to SBE Council’s advocacy and education work, according to Kerrigan, […]

December 21st, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Rick Perry, former Governor of Texas, as U.S. Energy Secretary, and urged the U.S. Senate to quickly act upon the nomination once the new Administration begins: “As our research […]

December 21st, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  –  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, as U.S. Labor Secretary and is urging the U.S. Senate to quickly confirm the nomination once the new Administration begins: “For small business […]

December 13th, 2016 by

President Obama Signs Bill that Allows Small Businesses to Use Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) Again FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs praised President Barack Obama for signing the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) into law. The legislation includes a host of measures to promote innovation in health care […]

December 10th, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses issued the following statement regarding U.S. Senate passage last evening, by unanimous consent, of H.R. 3784, the “Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Advocate Act.” According to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan, a voice […]

December 7th, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses praised the U.S. Senate for advancing the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) today, which President Barack Obama is expected to sign. The legislation, passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week, includes a host of measures to promote innovation […]

December 5th, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House unanimously passed the “Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act” (H.R. 6427) by a vote of 391-2 on the evening of December 5, an important bill to improve the operation of U.S. capital markets and strengthen capital formation and access for entrepreneurs and small businesses. […]

November 30th, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act), which includes a host of measures to promote innovation in health care, and accelerate the discovery of disease cures and drugs and devices to market. The Cures Act also restores Health Reimbursement […]

November 22nd, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following response to a judge’s decision to grant an emergency injunction against the Department of Labor’s overtime regulation: “The overtime rule is totally disconnected from reality. It undermines opportunity and paycheck certainty for the hard-working employees of […]

November 9th, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Small Business Advocate Hopeful About a Trump Presidency Bold Leadership and Action Needed to Restore Strong Entrepreneurship and Healthy Small Business Growth Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses – Karen Kerrigan, President & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) – congratulated […]

News and Media Releases