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December 10th, 2020 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On December 9, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a final rule on “Increasing Consistency and Transparency in Considering Benefits and Costs in the Clean Air Act (CAA) Rulemaking Process.” The Small Business & Entrepreneurship (SBE Council) submitted comments on July 1, 2020, in support of […]

December 10th, 2020 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – In response to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 48 states’ action against Facebook, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement: “At a time when government needs to be doing all it can to support U.S. businesses, innovation, startup activity […]

December 4th, 2020 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW SURVEY: Businesses and Local Governments at Risk of Closures and Cuts in Services Without Additional Coronavirus Aid 91 percent of respondents say their business or government’s condition will worsen without new aid WASHINGTON – Millions of jobs, small businesses and essential government services are at risk if Congress fails to pass […]

December 2nd, 2020 by

Urges congressional leaders to dig in and get a package done NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan is urging congressional leaders and negotiators to take another shot at developing a relief and recovery package for America’s small businesses. According to Kerrigan, […]

December 2nd, 2020 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – On November 30, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai announced that he would depart the agency on January 20, 2021. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement about Chairman Pai’s departure and legacy: “Chairman Pai is a one-of-a-kind […]

November 19th, 2020 by

Biz Tech Magazine recently compiled a solid list of experts, entrepreneurs, trend watchers and policy influencers for its 2020 list of “Small Business IT Influencers to Follow.”  SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan is among the list of terrific experts including our longtime friends and supporters: Smart Hustle’s Ramon Ray, Small Biz Daily’s Rieva […]

November 12th, 2020 by

NEWS Immediate Release Washington, D.C. –  The Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program has been a bust for small businesses, and billions of additional dollars are sitting idle in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) due to its expiration. Still, Main Street businesses across America are in desperate need of capital to readapt, operate effectively, or […]

November 9th, 2020 by

 

November 2nd, 2020 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) took important and needed steps to improve access to capital by enhancing investment crowdfunding. According to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan, these smart reforms advanced by the SEC will serve to boost regulated crowdfunding […]

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 […]

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