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January 18th, 2018 by

President Trump Hears First-Hand from H&K in Pittsburgh  Washington, D.C. – President Donald Trump visited the H&K Equipment Company today, a small business in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The management of the firm provided a first-hand account of how the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” is benefitting the business. Their positive outlook on the economy and prospects for […]

January 10th, 2018 by

Crushing health coverage costs are a top issue for America’s small businesses and entrepreneurs.  While small business owners are very optimistic about the economy and their prospects for business growth in 2018, burdensome health coverage costs hurt their competitiveness and bottom-lines.  According to an early December 2017 CNBC/Survey Monkey small business poll, the cost of […]

January 4th, 2018 by

NEWS “…the burden of obscene health coverage costs must be addressed…” Washington, D.C. – The crushing cost of health coverage is a massive pain point for entrepreneurs and small businesses, and as such the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) welcomed today’s release of a proposed rule by the Department of Labor aimed at […]

January 2nd, 2018 by

A New Year and Policy Agenda for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Issue One: Regulatory System Transformation and Accountability Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs said business owners are excited about the 2018 economy and overall business climate. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan said the group […]

December 20th, 2017 by

This historic tax relief bill is a powerful measure that will fuel economic growth, boost entrepreneurship and encourage small business success. Washington, D.C. – Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to the U.S. House vote to concur with the Senate-passed tax relief package, and […]

December 20th, 2017 by

Entrepreneurs and small business owners are optimistic about the future and are ready for a tax system that supports their dreams and growth. Washington, D.C. – Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to U.S. Senate passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (or, […]

December 19th, 2017 by

Sustained and strong economic growth, more entrepreneurship and small business growth, more opportunity and quality jobs for America Washington, D.C. – Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to U.S. House passage of H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:” “Our nation and […]

December 19th, 2017 by

On December 19, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined radio host Jim Blasingame – the Small Business Advocate – to discuss the progress of President Trumps’ regulatory agenda and its positive impact on economic growth, investment and business confidence. Listen to the five minute segment here.

December 18th, 2017 by

The House and Senate have each passed their versions of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” A conference committee will now work out the differences and develop a consensus package, which will then be voted upon by each chamber. President Trump wants to sign a tax bill this year. Here are some of the key […]

December 15th, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement about the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” conference report unveiled today: “The conference report is a solid bill that will enable strong and sustainable economic growth, which is critical to healthy entrepreneurship […]

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