PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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September 15th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – A favorite target on both sides of the political aisle these days has been so-called “Big Tech” – in particular, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. Many Democrats, including President Joe Biden, and some Republicans have come to blame large technology businesses for an array of manufactured ills. Does any of […]

September 15th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – The United States has the most productive freight railroad system in the world. The Biden administration has responded to this by effectively calling for a return to a burdensome, misguided regulatory system from decades past that will undermine the productivity and competitiveness of the American freight rail system. As SBE […]

September 13th, 2021 by

  The Honorable Chuck Schumer Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Republican Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Republican Leader United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Leader Schumer, […]

September 13th, 2021 by

To register for the online summit, or to view this week’s activities being hosted by the Small Business Administration click here.

September 13th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – This week has been designated as “National Small Business Week” via a proclamation announced by President Joe Biden and a resolution passed by Congress.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding the marking of this week by the […]

September 10th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – Regulations – including price controls – always fall heaviest on smaller, entrepreneurial enterprises. That is very much the case in the biopharmaceutical industry. Price controls on prescription drugs would undermine entrepreneurship and private investment in the industry, and therefore, would undermine the creation of new and improved drugs, medicines and […]

September 10th, 2021 by

Dear Member of Congress: A few rogue “employer groups” who do not represent the interest of their member companies or the business community are pushing for price controls on prescription drugs, punitive taxes on pharmaceutical companies, and more government meddling in our health care system. Millions of small to mid-size companies across the United States […]

September 9th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – In response to President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement: “President Biden calls his plan a ‘path out of the pandemic’ but this mandate on business is a path to confusion, vastly higher […]

September 8th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – Consumer credit continued to recover in July, according to the latest report on consumer credit outstanding from the Federal Reserve. Rather than a survey of attitudes, reports on actual numbers, like consumer credit, provide a tangible insight on the state of the consumer. Revolving credit (namely, credit cards) provide some […]

September 4th, 2021 by

  by Raymond J. Keating – According to purchasing and supply managers, the economy continued to expand in August. The Institute for Supply Management’s monthly surveys indicated that the economy grew for the 15th month in a row. At the same time, the two surveys pointed to ongoing challenges in keeping up with demand given […]

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