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February 6th, 2016 by

Tonight’s ABC News-Independent Journal Review debate at St. Anselm College in New Hampshire is the seventh GOP presidential debate of the campaign season. The New Hampshire primary is February 9. Seven candidates vying for the Republican nomination will face off at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) believes issues impacting […]

February 4th, 2016 by

Ranking the States on Policy Measures and Costs Impacting Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released its 20th “Small Business Policy Index 2016: Ranking the States on Policy Measures and Costs Impacting Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth.” The Index, which SBE Council has published […]

January 21st, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has signed a letter, along with a wide array of other organizations, addressed to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid in support of the permanent extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) included in […]

January 13th, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on President Obama’s State of the Union address: “President Obama expressed his desire to get things done to help entrepreneurs and the economy grow during his last year in office, and we look […]

December 22nd, 2015 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released “Chief Economist’s Outlook 2016: Threat of Diminished Expectations.” Raymond J. Keating, chief economist for SBE Council, examined key economic trends and the impact of policy on the economy. Keating has several concerns heading into 2016, but also made a […]

December 18th, 2015 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  The omnibus package passed by the U.S. Congress, and now on its way to President Barack Obama’s desk, includes an important measure that lifts the antiquated ban on crude oil exports.  Small businesses and entrepreneurs dominate the U.S. energy sector, and lifting the ban means growth opportunities for these […]

December 18th, 2015 by

President Obama Expected to Sign Tax Measure Passed by Congress that Supports Startups and Small Business Growth FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president and CEO Karen Kerrigan congratulated the U.S. Congress for working together on a year-end package that will help small businesses and the economy grow. […]

December 17th, 2015 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president and CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement following U.S. House passage of a year-end tax package, which makes permanent and extends critical tax provisions that will provide a boost to small business confidence, and strengthen the environment for risk-taking, investment […]

December 16th, 2015 by

“This is a tax package every member of Congress must support.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The year-end “tax extenders” package unveiled by House and Senate negotiators centers on making permanent key provisions that will serve to boost small business investment, innovation and growth. The package was praised by a top advocate for entrepreneurs, […]

December 11th, 2015 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – In a letter today to all members of the United States Congress, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan urged House and Senate members to vote “yes” on the conference report that authorizes U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which includes important customs modernization and […]

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