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April 1st, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a proposed rule on joint employer “to revise and clarify the responsibilities of employers and joint employers to employees in joint employer arrangements.”  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan welcomed the proposed rule, which […]

March 30th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Linda McMahon, and her impressive record of service leading this important agency for small businesses: “The small business community is grateful for the […]

March 22nd, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release FCC Takes First Steps on “TV White Space” Spectrum to Help Rural Economies and Entrepreneurs Participate in the Digital Economy Washington, D.C. –  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan released a statement on recent action taken by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to open unused […]

March 21st, 2019 by

On March 21, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined Neil Cavuto on Fox Business, along with RealClear Politics co-founder Tom Bevan and Democratic Strategies Andrew Feldman to discuss the state of the economy and the 2019 outlook, as well as the potential impact on President Trump’s political future. Watch the full segment here. […]

March 18th, 2019 by

Crowdfund Insider reports on a round of visits made by SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan and the leaders of the newly formed Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) with key staff in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, as well as with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and White House staff, to discuss […]

March 11th, 2019 by

According to Kerrigan, 2019 should be another healthy year of growth for the retail sector, with small innovative retailers driving disruption by responding to the demands of consumers, and staying ahead of their needs. She added that the outlook could be brighter with a resolution on the trade dispute with China, as well as passage […]

March 7th, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  While some elected officials in the nation’s capital see it as their job to fuel partisanship or score political points, bipartisan momentum is building on Capitol Hill to address a major pain point for small businesses and the self-employed – crushing health coverage costs.  Bipartisan bills have been […]

February 27th, 2019 by

On February 27, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined a panel of experts for Neil Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast on Fox Business to discuss the U.S.-China trade deal situation, the North Korea talks and their impact on the markets, small business and economy. Watch the segment here, or by clicking the image above.  

February 20th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On February 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that states must also abide by the Constitution’s Eighth Amendment, which bans excessive fines.  Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the majority opinion in the Timbs v. Indiana case. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & […]

February 18th, 2019 by

On February 18, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined the Cavuto Coast-to-Coast show on Fox Business to discuss the state of the economy and small business, policies that would strengthen confidence and growth, and the latest trade issues such as USMCA, a China deal and the importance of strong intellectual property (IP) protections. […]

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