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July 29th, 2021 by

In a July 28 Washington Times Op-Ed, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan writes that federal government policy is moving in a direction that is not supported, or helpful to, small businesses. She points to a recent Morning Consult survey sponsored by SBE Council that reveals key findings: Unfortunately, the solutions being advocated and […]

July 29th, 2021 by

by RAYMOND J. KEATING – According to the latest GDP (gross domestic product) report, the U.S. economy grew at a real annualized rate of 6.5 percent in the second quarter of 2021. After four straight quarters of growth, U.S. real economic output recovered to where it was before the pandemic hit. That’s a noteworthy accomplishment […]

July 22nd, 2021 by

Please Join Us for a Capitol Hill Briefing July 22, 2021 1:00 p.m.-3:00 ET The digital economy grew significantly under COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns. Millions of entrepreneurs transformed their businesses and business models using digital tools and technology platforms. How did COVID-19 transform the small business and entrepreneurial sector? What trends will stick in a […]

July 13th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) reacted to the news that Consumer Price Index inflation ran at 0.9 percent in June, and 5.4 percent over the past year. SBE Council chief economist Raymond J. Keating said, “Inflation went from running hot to red hot. If annualized, […]

July 13th, 2021 by

  by Raymond J. Keating – Inflation was running hot heading into June, and according to the latest Consumer Price Index report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it got even hotter in June. Indeed, the 0.9 percent increase in the CPI in June was red hot. Over the past year, CPI inflation ran […]

July 9th, 2021 by

Government-Wide Edict Advances Government Control, Not Competition FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2021 Washington, D.C. – Today, President Biden is issuing an Executive Order (EO) on “Promoting Competition in the American Economy” and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) issued the following response to the sweeping regulatory drive across the federal government being […]

July 7th, 2021 by

In this week’s Growth Without Barriers podcast, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan discusses why it is important for Congress and the Biden Administration to listen to small business owners on health care policy. According to a new Morning Consult survey sponsored by SBE Council, small business owners want freedom and flexibility, they want […]

June 30th, 2021 by

“72% agree that employers and employees, not government, should decide the type of health plans offered to workers.” For Immediate Release June 30, 2021 Washington, D.C. – Rising health care costs and limited options are hurting small businesses and their employees, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) revealed today. A new survey released […]

June 28th, 2021 by

Webinar: What do Employers Want in Health Care? Join Us on Wednesday, June 30 at 3:00 PM EST to Find Out! For more than a decade, health reform has focused on the Affordable Care Act, the individual health insurance market, and government program expansion. ● Congress is considering several policies to address health coverage and […]

June 24th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – As the House Judiciary Committee races to finish up a voting marathon on hastily crafted antitrust and regulatory bills aimed at U.S. technology leaders, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan urged committee members and other House members expressing concern about the legislative […]

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