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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 […]

December 15th, 2017 by

ICYMI: TAX REFORM NEWS On December 14, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined Charles Payne on Making Money to discuss skyrocketing small business optimism, consumer confidence and how the favorable policy environment is fueling these conditions. Specifically, the discussion focused around tax reform and the importance of getting a tax bill to President […]

December 14th, 2017 by

SBE Council Praises FCC for a Return to Light-Touch Internet Regulation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted to approve Chairman Ajit Pai’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” order.  SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to this action by the FCC to restore a […]

December 13th, 2017 by

NEWS Washington, D.C. – Today, the House-Senate conference committee hosted a public meeting to debate and discuss the differences between the two versions of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” and President Trump hosted middle-class families at the White House for a speech on tax reform. The positive movement continues on tax reform, but Democrats are […]

December 7th, 2017 by

On December 5, we hosted a media teleconference call where SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan and chief economist Ray Keating covered specifics of the two tax reform bills advanced by the House and Senate, and the need for reform and relief for our economy and entrepreneurial success.  Entrepreneurs Derek Volk, owner of Volk […]

December 7th, 2017 by

By Karen Kerrigan- “Net neutrality.”  “Title II.”  “The Communications Act of 1934.” These are all important terms in today’s debate about internet regulation.  But to many small businesses, entrepreneurs, and consumers, their meaning and context are unclear.   That’s why this week, SBE Council has released a new video to help explain this convoluted issue. […]

December 5th, 2017 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   CONTACT: Katie Lee info@sbecouncil.org   **MEDIA ADVISORY** Small Business Owners Weigh In: Tax Reform Bills Will Boost Competitiveness, Sustainability WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, December 6th at 1:00 P.M. ET, the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) will host a media conference call to discuss ways the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will boost […]

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