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April 26th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today is World IP Day, an annual event to educate citizens and government leaders about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.  For entrepreneurs and small business owners, as well as those who hope to start a business someday, strengthening IP rights […]

April 20th, 2018 by

  In a CNBC Nightly News report and article, reporter Kate Rogers talked with small business owners about the impact of President Trump’s proposed tariffs on their operations and livelihood. A soybean farmer from Nebraska said the proposed tariffs “might mean make or break for the farm that’s been in her family for more than […]

April 18th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) commended President Trump’s creation of the new Task Force on the United States Postal Service (USPS). The Administration’s Executive Order, announced on April 13, appropriately takes aim at the Postal Service’s deteriorating fiscal condition, which is on “an unsustainable financial path […]

April 17th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Stratton Kirton skirton@hamiltonps.com (202) 527-4837 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Alliance for Fair Sugar Policy (AFSP) released a broad-based coalition letter to Congress, encouraging members to modernize the outdated and outrageous U.S. sugar program. Backed by American small businesses, manufacturers, food and beverage companies, think tanks, environmental advocates, and other […]

April 16th, 2018 by

ICYMI At a Rose Garden event yesterday, President Donald Trump welcomed workers from across America to hear their stories about how the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” was positively impacting their finances, families and lives.  SBE Council member Brittany Saxton, owner of 600 Downtown in Bellefontaine, OH was on hand, along with a delegation of […]

April 15th, 2018 by

In an April 15 Topeka Capital-Journal Op-ed, SBE Council chief economist Ray Keating writes about the important role small businesses play in our nation’s freight railroad system, and how restrictive policies – such as a return to over-regulation – would hurt these small firms, our economy and consumers. Keating writes: “As the American economy grows, […]

April 12th, 2018 by

SBE Council members will participate in White House event today (UPDATED with event photos below) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  –  President Donald J. Trump will host an event at the White House today with small business owners and their employees, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) will be represented by businesses […]

April 11th, 2018 by

…U.S. Must Reclaim Global Leadership on Trade FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  The U.S. House Small Business Committee hosted a hearing today on “The State of Trade and Small Business,” and Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) Chief Economist Raymond Keating provided testimony on several key issues, including: the many benefits of trade […]

April 6th, 2018 by

by Raymond J. Keating- The latest trend – if one can call it a trend – in the employment data seems to be volatility. And after big moves up in February, March was a down month, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In terms of the establishment survey, payrolls […]

April 5th, 2018 by

by Karen Kerrigan- The outdated U.S. sugar program is putting our small businesses at a disadvantage and drives costs higher, which hurts the ability of small firms to grow and compete.  That is why SBE Council has joined the Alliance for Fair Sugar Policy, which will press for needed changes to our nation’s terribly outdated […]

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