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May 6th, 2019 by

For Immediate Release Contact: Raymond J. Keating 631-909-1122 rkeating@sbecouncil.org Washington, D.C. – At the start of National Small Business Week 2019, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released its 23rd annual look at how public policies in the 50 states affect entrepreneurship, small businesses and the economy. “Small Business Policy Index 2019: Ranking the […]

May 5th, 2019 by

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2019 NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK, 2019 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION During National Small Business Week, we honor America’s entrepreneurs who take a risk on an idea, invest in their neighborhoods, and […]

May 3rd, 2019 by

Urges House Democrats to “join in the country’s economic success” For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Labor Department reported that 263,000 jobs were added in April. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement: “Entrepreneurs are producing new employment opportunities for workers and investing […]

April 30th, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Rules Committee is hosting a hearing on the “Medicare for All Act of 2019,” a step that shows U.S. House Democrats and the bill’s 100 cosponsors are serious about moving legislation that would abolish private health coverage for 180 million Americans, add an eye-popping $32 […]

April 26th, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  – Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported GDP growth of 3.2 percent for the first quarter of 2019. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan cheered the solid start to 2019, and urged Congress to get on board the pro-growth team by […]

April 26th, 2019 by

“IP rights and protections are foundational to bold entrepreneurship and small business growth.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  –  April 26 is World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is collaborating with organizations and thinks tanks both in the U.S. and globally to emphasize the importance of strong […]

April 23rd, 2019 by

On April 22, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined guest host David Asman on Cavuto’s Coast-to- Coast to discuss the newly released 2019 annual trustee report on Social Security and Medicare and the impact for the economy, small business and entrepreneurship. She also discussed “breaking news” on the program regarding Herman Cain pulling […]

April 19th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On April 18, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) released the report, “U.S.- Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement: Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Industry Sectors,” which found that the USMCA agreement would increase U.S. GDP by $68.2 billion and add 176,000 jobs. Small Business & […]

April 17th, 2019 by

News For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – It was a big day for Opportunity Zones on April 17. The White House hosted an Opportunity Zones conference, and the U.S. Treasury released proposed rules  that provide clarity for investors, entrepreneurs and economic development officials.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan attended […]

April 17th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. –  On the afternoon of April 17, the White House will host an “Opportunity Zone” conference attended by a diverse mix of engaged stakeholders. The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) will be represented at this important event, as both SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan and […]

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