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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U.S. House Set to Vote Today on Bipartisan Foxx-Davis Amendment to Reform Outdated and Unfair U.S. Sugar Program For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House is currently debating the 2018 Farm Bill, and an important amendment is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
May 7th, 2018 by

In a March 7 Fox News op-ed, SBE Council chief economist Raymond Keating reviews the big benefits of NAFTA for entrepreneurs and small businesses and urges negotiators to maintain the agreement – including key provisions – that have boosted commerce across borders and certainty for business. As he notes in the piece: “The investor-state dispute […]

April 30th, 2018 by

In an April 30 Real Clear Policy Op-ed, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan reviews the damaging effects of the 80-year old federal sugar program – especially for America’s small businesses. As she notes in the piece: First enacted more than 80 years ago, the sugar subsidy program was originally intended to help small sugar growers. It has […]

April 26th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today is World IP Day, an annual event to educate citizens and government leaders about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.  For entrepreneurs and small business owners, as well as those who hope to start a business someday, strengthening IP rights […]

April 20th, 2018 by

  In a CNBC Nightly News report and article, reporter Kate Rogers talked with small business owners about the impact of President Trump’s proposed tariffs on their operations and livelihood. A soybean farmer from Nebraska said the proposed tariffs “might mean make or break for the farm that’s been in her family for more than […]

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