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August 15th, 2019 by

In an August 15 Morning Consult Op-ed, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan and health care expert and consultant Katy Talento, who formerly served as the top health policy advisor to President Donald J. Trump on the Domestic Policy Council, wrote about the ills of  “surprise medical billing” and what needs to be done […]

August 15th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- According to the latest retail sales numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau, the consumer is withstanding a barrage of uncertainty and market volatility. Retail and food services sales showed a solid gain of 0.7 percent in July. The glaring negative in July was autos, which were down by 0.6 percent. In […]

August 14th, 2019 by

In an August 14 Washington Times Op-ed, SBE Council president and CEO Karen Kerrigan reviews the role that America’s small businesses play in trade, especially with China.  In addition, she highlights the effects of the trade war with China across industries, and how this is specifically hurting small businesses: “More than 75 percent of American […]

August 6th, 2019 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced the  “Safe Importation Action Plan,” a proposal that provide a pathway for the importation of prescription drugs from Canada into the United States. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan released the following […]

July 29th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On July 26, 2019 the “Modern Television Act of 2019” was introduced by U.S. House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), a bill to repeal outdated regulations of the 1992 Cable Act. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen […]

July 26th, 2019 by

Economy grows at 2.1% in Second Quarter For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. –  According to the U.S. Commerce Department, the nation’s economy grew 2.1 percent in the second quarter of 2019, representing a significant deceleration in growth from the first quarter. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the […]

July 24th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship will begin to markup legislation to reauthorize the Small Business Administration (SBA), which will fully modernize the agency and improve its relevancy and impact for small businesses and the economy. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & […]

July 23rd, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan sent a letter to a key White House official, Dr. Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, on self-declaration of international postal rates and the Universal […]

July 19th, 2019 by

SBE Council Sends Letter to Secretary Mnuchin Encouraging Administrative Action NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – In a letter delivered to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin this week, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan expressed small business support for using the department’s regulatory authority to modify the calculation […]

July 19th, 2019 by

HEATH CARE NEWS For Immediate Release …Urges Action on the “HIT” and Expresses Unease About “Arbitration” to Surprise Billing, and Certain Drug Price Proposals Washington, D.C.  – It was a big week for health care reform. The Trump Administration announced another positive initiative for patients and small businesses, and the U.S. House advanced a package […]

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