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July 20th, 2017 by

IN THE NEWS A July 20, 2017 PJ Media article reported on a U.S. House Small Business Committee hearing where the decline in entrepreneurship was explored and discussed.  Karen Kerrigan, president & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, testified at the July 19 hearing and was quoted extensively in the piece. As reported […]

July 19th, 2017 by

(Media release courtesy of House Small Business Committee) SBC Examines Small Business Trends, Challenges and Opportunities WASHINGTON – Today, the House Small Business Committee heard from industry experts on the challenges facing entrepreneurs and how the success of our small businesses have a major effect on the strength of our economy. “New and small businesses […]

July 17th, 2017 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Small Business Groups and Entrepreneurs Call on Congress to Prioritize Passage of Permanent, Comprehensive Tax Reform in 2017 Small businesses urge Senate and House leaders to cut rates, enact full, immediate expensing, and move to a territorial system Washington, D.C., July 17, 2017 – Fixing our broken tax code is critical to […]

July 13th, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Enacting tax reform must move forward in 2017 to help boost the economy and put the U.S. and its businesses in a stronger and more competitive position as we close in on year twenty of the 21st century said an advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Today at […]

July 11th, 2017 by

In a June 11 CNBC piece, reporter Elaine Pofeldt provides a solid snapshot into how states are improving their environments for small business.  She interviews SBE Council chief economist Raymond Keating about the policy issues important to entrepreneurs, and our latest Small Business Tax Index is mentioned. Some of the key ways states are taking […]

July 7th, 2017 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) President & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on the June employment report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics today: “The solid job gains made in June show steady optimism among business owners.  America’s entrepreneurs and small businesses are […]

June 30th, 2017 by

Small Business Group Urges GOP Senate Leaders to Keep Working on a Legislative Solution FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – A leading advocate for entrepreneurs is urging U.S. Senators to keep health care negotiations going during the July 4th recess in order to vote on a bill following their return to Capitol Hill.  According to […]

June 27th, 2017 by

MEDIA ADVISORY To watch the recording of this program, please click here. Startup Summer Policy Forum June 28, 2017 Program:    2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. ET Reception:  5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. AT&T Forum- Capitol Hill 601 New Jersey Avenue,   N.W. Washington, D.C. CONTACT:   Karen Kerrigan, President & CEO, SBE Council           […]

June 27th, 2017 by

Kerrigan Statement on Latest EPA Action to Restore Balance and Small Business Fairness to Federal Rulemaking  For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to repeal the controversial Obama-Era “waters’ rule,” and […]

June 24th, 2017 by

SBE Council member Jason Duff is a successful entrepreneur. Also, he is successfully helping to reinvigorate the small town Main Street where he grew up in Ohio.  As he notes in a recent Forbes piece about his experiences: In the post-recession dust of 2010, storefronts in my small hometown of Bellefontaine, Ohio, were shuttering. One […]

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