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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 & […]

November 13th, 2018 by

Finding, recruiting and retaining talent is today’s top challenge for small to mid-size firms. Join SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan and a team of experts on this Tweetchat, where tips will be shared on navigating this competitive and challenging area!   Join us on Twitter: #SMBExperts  

November 7th, 2018 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding the results of the mid-term congressional elections: “SBE Council congratulates all House and Senate candidates on their election victories.  Our team and members look forward to working with members on both […]

October 30th, 2018 by

In an October 30 Op-ed in The Washington Times, SBE Council chief economist Ray Keating reviews the dominant role played by U.S. entrepreneurs and small businesses in trade with China. He notes that the economy has benefitted tremendously from a range of tax and regulatory initiatives implemented by Congress and President Trump, but tariffs undermine […]

October 25th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Women’s Business Ownership Act (H.R. 5050), a law signed by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 that set the stage for the explosive growth of women’s […]

October 24th, 2018 by

News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald J. Trump signed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, comprehensive legislation to address the nation’s opioid crisis. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response: “The opioid crisis is deeply affecting America’s communities, families […]

October 24th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – On October 23, the Department of Labor issued a proposed rule on health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) that provides more flexibility for their use among small businesses.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan said this type of flexibility is exactly what small businesses […]

October 17th, 2018 by

…says current international system is “indefensible” and Trump’s action a “huge win for American small businesses” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump Administration announced forceful action to address the disparity in global postal rates paid by U.S. businesses, which especially undercuts small businesses. The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) praised […]

October 16th, 2018 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On October 16, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) officially notified Congress about the Trump Administration’s intention to negotiate separate trade agreements with the European Union (EU), Japan and Great Britain. The nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs cheered the move, as removing barriers in these key markets will […]

October 16th, 2018 by

On September 25, the U.S. House unanimously passed S. 791. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation is the Senate companion bill to H.R. 2655, which passed the House in July and was led by Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).  S. 971 was introduced by Senators Jim Risch (R-ID) and Gary Peters (D-MI). The […]

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