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April 19th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On April 18, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) released the report, “U.S.- Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement: Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Industry Sectors,” which found that the USMCA agreement would increase U.S. GDP by $68.2 billion and add 176,000 jobs. Small Business & […]

April 17th, 2019 by

News For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – It was a big day for Opportunity Zones on April 17. The White House hosted an Opportunity Zones conference, and the U.S. Treasury released proposed rules  that provide clarity for investors, entrepreneurs and economic development officials.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan attended […]

April 17th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. –  On the afternoon of April 17, the White House will host an “Opportunity Zone” conference attended by a diverse mix of engaged stakeholders. The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) will be represented at this important event, as both SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan and […]

April 17th, 2019 by

How Price Controls for Part B Drugs Threaten “Mom and Pop” Doctors’ Offices In an April 16 Op-ed in The Washington Times, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan reports on the big problems for small businesses with regard to a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposal that would use international price controls […]

April 15th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. –  On this Tax Day, April 15, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) praised many elements of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA) and outlined key areas for additional tax reform.  SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan said the big picture is growth, and that […]

April 12th, 2019 by

NEWS                      “5G will create astonishing and thrilling opportunities.”                           – President Trump, April 12, 2019, The White House For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, following an open meeting at the Federal Communications […]

April 9th, 2019 by

SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined a panel at the NASDAQ Market Site on April 9 to discuss optimism and the health of the small business sector. The discussion was televised on the TDAmeriTrade Network, and Kerrigan was joined by John Burnett, Founder & CEO of 1 Empire Group, and Phil Andrews, President […]

April 6th, 2019 by

On April 5, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan appeared on Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast on Fox Business where she and fellow guest Ed Mills discussed the latest on the economy, and President Trump’s displeasure with the current Fed’s actions on interest rates. Kerrigan argued that the President must focus on the policy levers under his […]

April 5th, 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 President Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to nominate Jovita Carranza to be the next Administrator of the Small Business Administration: “Jovita’s excellent background and skill-set will be hugely […]

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 […]

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