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October 27th, 2020 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  – Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) acted on four orders that are of great importance to small businesses and entrepreneurs nationwide. According to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan the advancement of these orders will continue the long streak of policy initiatives […]

October 20th, 2020 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate will act on “Continuing Paycheck Protection Program” legislation today, and the nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses is urging every Senator to get behind this critical legislation, as capital is needed right now to help small businesses keep their doors open in the […]

October 20th, 2020 by

To Members of the United States Senate: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), I am writing to urge your support of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) legislation being advanced today, which would reopen, renew and make practical PPP reforms to aid many more struggling Main Street businesses. Each and every day, […]

October 15th, 2020 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is joining a broad array of voices to express alarm about the Department of Defense’s hurried foray into nationalizing America’s advanced 5G networks. SBE Council has joined a coalition of organizations in voicing opposition to the nationalization of 5G, and […]

October 14th, 2020 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – In response to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement that the Senate will move on a targeted COVID-19 package on October 19 – including vital small business relief and support – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement: […]

October 14th, 2020 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Forty years ago today, President Jimmy Carter signed the Staggers Rail Act, which partially deregulated railroads in terms of setting prices for services and setting rail rates. The impact of the policy, which continues to allow freight railroads to make decisions based on market conditions, remains clear.  As […]

October 6th, 2020 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The following statement can be attributed to Karen Kerrigan, president & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) regarding President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of negotiations on a COVID-19 package until after the November 7, 2020 elections: “To close the door and scrap […]

September 30th, 2020 by

COVID RELIEF NOW COALITION For Immediate Release Wednesday, September 30, 2020  Contact:         Maura Morton, 202-381-8644; mmorton@ahla.com                           Jennifer Myers, 202-289-3148; jmyers@ahla.com   NEW COALITION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR LEADERS CALL ON CONGRESS TO ACT ON COVID RELIEF BEFORE ELECTION  The COVID Relief NOW Coalition calls for “No Recess Without Relief” imploring Congress to find bipartisan solution to move […]

September 29th, 2020 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Tonight is the first presidential debate, and the nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small business owners is urging debate moderator Chris Wallace to direct pointed questions about the state of Main Street businesses and local economies to the candidates during the portion of the debate he has […]

September 28th, 2020 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  – In a letter sent to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives today, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan warned about the potential closure of millions of small businesses and why it is important to take immediate steps to modify and […]

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