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December 11th, 2018 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to an announcement by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) that the Senate will act on criminal justice reform before the close of the 115th session of Congress. “Especially […]

December 6th, 2018 by

Advocate for Entrepreneurs Praises Recommended Steps, Urges Congress to Help Small Businesses Right Away Thru Health Insurance Tax (HIT) Relief FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – A new report from the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury and Labor offers a hopeful title “Reforming America’s Healthcare System Through Choice and Competition” along with […]

December 2nd, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan praised the progress and outcome of President Donald Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Kerrigan issued the following statement: “There is some very good news coming out of the G20 gathering in Argentina, and the […]

November 30th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading advocacy group for entrepreneurs praised the signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in Argentina today, which will foster trade and enable business expansion through modernization of NAFTA. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan said this modern accord addresses key […]

November 29th, 2018 by

by Raymond J. Keating- In the second estimate of third quarter GDP, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis points to real business investment growth not being as lackluster as initially calculated. The topline real GDP growth number for the third quarter was unchanged at 3.5 percent. But looking at the underlying data, we see mainly […]

November 24th, 2018 by

SAVE THE DATE: December 4, 2018 One Set of Privacy Rules for Everyone: Why Our Digital Economy Depends on Passing a National Privacy Bill What: Small business discussion on the importance of a national privacy bill When: Tuesday, December 4 at 9:00AM Where: Reserve Officers Association, One Constitution Ave, NE The internet fuels and empowers small businesses across our […]

November 23rd, 2018 by

SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan appeared on Neil Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast on Black Friday, November 23. She discussed how small businesses and small retailers are responding to the disruptive environment in retail and the digital economy generally. As she notes in her interview, small retailers are faring quite well, as they’ve seen revenues increase […]

November 18th, 2018 by

The State of Small Business Policy Going into 2019 SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan looks at “unfinished business” when it comes to key policy issues for small businesses, and what is on the agenda that will impact many small firms. She looks at key issues, including access to capital and regulatory reform items […]

November 15th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Featuring Special Guest Speakers Sen. Ben Cardin, Rep. Steve Chabot, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, and Deputy Assistant to the President Stephen P. Munisteri Washington, D.C. – Today the Small Business Roundtable (SBR), the premier coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, hosted a special luncheon at the Capitol Visitor Center in […]

November 13th, 2018 by

Unfinished Business: JOBS Act 3.0, HIT Tax Relief, Regulatory Improvements FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Congress is back in session, and the nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses is urging congressional leaders and all members to focus on legislation that will fuel small business confidence and growth into 2019.  Small Business & […]

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