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July 10th, 2019 by

USMCA FACT SHEET The United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) is a vital pact that fully modernizes the NAFTA agreement. The agreement will enhance and expand growth opportunities for small businesses and startups, and will strengthen U.S. entrepreneurship and investment. USMCA is critical to U.S. entrepreneurship and small business growth. Congress must ACT NOW to pass […]

June 28th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – A leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses applauded an analysis of Trump Administration regulatory reform and deregulatory actions taken to date, which finds big savings from these actions. The report, The Economic Effects of Federal Deregulation Since January 2017: An Interim Report, published today by the White […]

June 27th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on the G-20 meeting, and the importance of U.S. leadership at the gathering with regard to policy and global economic growth: “It’s great to see President Trump encouraging other world leaders to […]

June 25th, 2019 by

WASHINGTON – This week the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions is expected to mark-up the “Lower Health Care Costs Act” (S. 1895), which among other things, attempts to address the problem of surprise medical bills. As members of Congress on both sides of the aisle propose ways to tackle the surprise billing […]

June 17th, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) submitted comments to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on the proposed changes to the Section 301 tariffs on China. In the comments, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan urged the Trump Administration to reconsider imposing additional tariffs on Chinese […]

June 14th, 2019 by

News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The Trump Administration has released a final rule on health reimbursement accounts (HRAs), and Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on this important action: “The new rules on HRAs will address a big gap in the marketplace for […]

June 8th, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan released the following statement in response to the announcement that the U.S. and Mexico have reached an agreement on border control and migration issues, and the tariffs will not go into effect on June 10. “Small […]

May 31st, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – The following statement can be attributed to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan in response to President Trump’s threat of new tariffs on Mexican imports as a strategy to deal with border control issues: “The use of tariffs as leverage or a […]

May 23rd, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released a report titled “Railroads and Small Business: Cull the Outdated Regulation and Embrace Greater Opportunity.” (pdf copy) SBE Council chief economist Raymond J. Keating, author of the report, noted, “Freight railroad is critical to our economy, and to the well-being of […]

May 19th, 2019 by

SBE Council member Adam Rammel, founder of Brewfontaine and The Syndicate, was featured in a CNBC TV interview and print story about a top concern of small business owners – finding and retaining the workers they need to operate and grow. As noted in the story: Adam Rammel is gearing up for an expansion. The […]

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