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May 17th, 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 regarding the agreement reached today on steel and aluminum tariffs: “USMCA is a solid agreement in its own right, and the move by President Trump to lift the tariffs […]

May 16th, 2019 by

One-size-fits-all does not work for Americans! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – A coalition of free market and taxpayer organizations sent a letter to all U.S. House members urging the preservation of an important health coverage option that fills “an important need in the marketplace, particularly when individuals and their families need coverage during career […]

May 13th, 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 latest round of tariff increases announced by President Donald J. Trump and the Chinese government, and the escalation of the trade dispute: “For the past year or more our message […]

May 10th, 2019 by

On May 9, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan appeared on Cavuto’s Coast-To-Coast to discuss the latest round of tariffs being imposed by President Trump on China, Chinese negotiation missteps, and whether the strength of the economy has and will serve as a buffer against the costs.  Kerrigan joined David McIntosh, President of the […]

May 8th, 2019 by

Washington, D.C.  – This week, the country is celebrating small businesses and focusing on the policies and initiatives that are needed to support their growth, and the growth of U.S. entrepreneurship. Meanwhile, over in the U.S. House of Representatives, a vote is expected during this National Small Business Week on legislation that would gut an […]

May 6th, 2019 by

On May 9, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan will join Politico for a live event to discuss and explore policy solutions to the barriers that small business owners and entrepreneurs are facing. She will join several exciting speakers, including U.S. Representatives Andy Kim (D-NJ) and Bill Huizenga (R-MI). Entrepreneurship and small businesses have […]

May 6th, 2019 by

For Immediate Release Contact: Raymond J. Keating 631-909-1122 rkeating@sbecouncil.org Washington, D.C. – At the start of National Small Business Week 2019, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released its 23rd annual look at how public policies in the 50 states affect entrepreneurship, small businesses and the economy. “Small Business Policy Index 2019: Ranking the […]

May 5th, 2019 by

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2019 NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK, 2019 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION During National Small Business Week, we honor America’s entrepreneurs who take a risk on an idea, invest in their neighborhoods, and […]

May 3rd, 2019 by

Urges House Democrats to “join in the country’s economic success” For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Labor Department reported that 263,000 jobs were added in April. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement: “Entrepreneurs are producing new employment opportunities for workers and investing […]

April 30th, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Rules Committee is hosting a hearing on the “Medicare for All Act of 2019,” a step that shows U.S. House Democrats and the bill’s 100 cosponsors are serious about moving legislation that would abolish private health coverage for 180 million Americans, add an eye-popping $32 […]

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