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November 9th, 2019 by

Teleconference Discussion Please join EXIM’s President and Chairman Kimberly Reed for a teleconference discussion on international trade and EXIM’s resources available to support small businesses. Featuring: Small Business Roundtable Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship National Small Business Association U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Wednesday, November 13, 2019 1:00 […]

November 6th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – In response to U.S. Senator Roger Wicker’s (R-MS) introduction of  The Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act (STAR Act), legislation that would prevent a TV blackout of 870,000 Americans and protect the FCC’s “good faith” authority during retransmission consent negotiations, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & […]

November 1st, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following response to the plan of Democrat presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) on how she will pay for her $52 trillion “Medicare for All” program: “Wow. There’s a reason why Senator Warren wanted […]

November 1st, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Upon receiving news that President Donald Trump will make Florida his official state of residence, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted and said “Good Riddance.” According to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan, that general message is not a new one for […]

November 1st, 2019 by

National Entrepreneurship Month Provides Opportunity to Act on Bipartisan Initiatives NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that 128,000 jobs were added for the month of October. Job growth for August and September was also revised up (160,000 to 219,000 and 136,000 to 180,000 respectively.) The unemployment rate […]

October 30th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- As President John Adams once said, “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” And the stubborn fact is that the U.S. economy has slowed notably over the past two quarters, and […]

October 23rd, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. –  SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on passage of the “Copyright Alternatives in Small Claims Enforcement Act” (CASE Act), H.R. 2426, which passed the U.S. House by a vote of 410-6 on October 22, 2019: “The U.S. system and laws that protect intellectual […]

October 23rd, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, Karen Kerrigan, President and CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, released the following statement about the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization (STELAR): “SBE Council’s mission is to encourage entrepreneurship and small business growth, especially in disadvantaged areas. In small towns and rural communities, […]

October 22nd, 2019 by

News For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – In response to President Trump’s announcement on the formation of the “Governors’ Initiative on Regulatory Innovation” taskforce, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement: “Entrepreneurship and small business growth are undermined by complex, burdensome and inconsistent regulation. Barriers can […]

October 9th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – A leading advocacy group for entrepreneurs and small businesses is applauding Executive Orders that President Trump will sign today to bring more accountability, fairness and transparency to regulatory procedures for entrepreneurs and small businesses.  The practice of issuing federal regulatory “guidance” has been misused by government regulators and […]

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