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April 20th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. –  As Congress and the Biden Administration continue to ramp up legislative and policy activity, a leading small business advocacy organization is urging restraint when it comes to new regulatory burdens or taxes on small businesses that could throw cold water on the economic recovery and undermine positive activity […]

March 31st, 2021 by

Infrastructure Package Tax Hikes Would Harm Competitiveness, and Undermine Recovery from the Pandemic NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – President Joe Biden unveils a $2 trillion infrastructure-spending package today, and while rebuilding and modernizing infrastructure is important to the competitiveness and productivity of America’s small business sector, its emphasis on raising taxes during the […]

March 25th, 2021 by

Please join America’s largest small business coalition in celebrating women’s entrepreneurship during Women’s History Month. This event will be a part of a greater series that will explore important issues to women’s entrepreneurial community. This event will feature remarks from key women leaders and convene the CEOs of women’s entrepreneurial groups to reflect on female […]

March 24th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today in the U.S. Senate, Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) stepped up to advance an important bill to repeal a costly burden on the self-employed and small businesses that was tucked into the “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021” signed by President Joe Biden on March 11. The effort, […]

March 24th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced it is increasing the maximum amount that small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program from $150,000 to $500,000.  The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has long advocated for lifting […]

March 16th, 2021 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 confirmation of Isabel Guzman as the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): “The Small Business Administration is playing a big role in delivering capital and resources to […]

February 25th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released a briefing paper titled “The Treacherous Turn on Antitrust Regulation of U.S. Tech Companies.” As the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law kicks off a series of hearings – the first on Thursday, February 25th […]

January 20th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Following the swearing in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the inauguration ceremony on Capitol Hill, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued a congratulatory statement: “There is much work to be done to bring our nation, economy […]

January 19th, 2021 by

                   

January 14th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – In a speech this evening, President-Elect Joe Biden outlined his Administration’s plan of action for combatting COVID-19 and accelerating economic recovery. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to the plan of action: “Small business owners and […]

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