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January 23rd, 2019 by

In a January 22, 2019 Op-ed on Fox Business, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan made the case for the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.  On the importance of trade with Mexico and Canada to U.S. small businesses, Kerrigan writes: Many small businesses rely heavily on North American trade to stay afloat. Of the […]

January 18th, 2019 by

U.S. Senate Bill S. 172 Addresses High Health Coverage Costs, A Top Concern for Small Biz in 2019 NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – A bipartisan bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate on January 17, 2019 that would help resolve a key pain point for small businesses and the self-employed. This important piece of legislation […]

January 16th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – America’s top advocacy group for entrepreneurs and small business released its 2019 policy agenda to boost entrepreneurial risk-taking and strong small business growth. The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council’s (SBE Council’s) “2019 Policy Agenda for Entrepreneurs and Small Business” focuses on a variety of policies to help make […]

January 11th, 2019 by

NEWS Senators Barrasso, Gardner and Sinema introduce S. 80 to Repeal the Health Insurance Tax (HIT)  For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – An important bipartisan bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate on January 10, 2019 that addresses a key pain point for small businesses and the self-employed – high health insurance costs.  Senator John […]

January 7th, 2019 by

SBE Council’s Karen Kerrigan will speak on “Embracing the Risks” of entrepreneurship Media contacts: Laura M. Pennino, Senior PR Consultant for Lemonade Day 281 286 9398 office, 713 419 1776 mobile, lp@penninoandpartners.com                                communication@gallup.com for Gallup   HOUSTON, Texas, and WASHINGTON, D.C. […]

January 4th, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to the December jobs data , which found that U.S. employers added 312,000 jobs: “Today’s job report is no surprise, as small business confidence and growth has remained strong all […]

January 3rd, 2019 by

NEWS Kerrigan Urges bipartisan collaboration to boost U.S. entrepreneurship and strong small business growth FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses welcomed the 116th Congress, and urged all members to find common ground on issues that will bolster U.S. entrepreneurship and small business growth.  Small Business & […]

December 28th, 2018 by

On a December 27 appearance on Cavuto Coast-to-Coast, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan discussed the economic outlook of small business owners and their biggest challenges. She noted that, at this point in time, optimism remains solid for their business and the economy going into 2019, and their biggest challenge remains “finding and attracting […]

December 17th, 2018 by

News For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – In response to U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor’s ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement: “Obamacare continues to unravel competition and access to health insurance and health care, and now its […]

December 14th, 2018 by

SBE council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan appeared on Newsy.com to discuss the importance of entrepreneurship to the U.S. economy and the challenges facing millennial entrepreneurs. There has been a big drop-off in new business creation among this cohort, and this Newsy feature explores what that could mean for the U.S. economy. Watch the segment […]

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