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June 21st, 2019 by

SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined Neil Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast on Fox Business (June 21) to discuss positive signs on the trade front (particularly with China), the outlook for the economy, and renewed momentum behind USMCA’s passage. Watch the clip here: https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6050893035001/#sp=show-clips …

June 17th, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) submitted comments to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on the proposed changes to the Section 301 tariffs on China. In the comments, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan urged the Trump Administration to reconsider imposing additional tariffs on Chinese […]

June 14th, 2019 by

News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The Trump Administration has released a final rule on health reimbursement accounts (HRAs), and Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on this important action: “The new rules on HRAs will address a big gap in the marketplace for […]

June 10th, 2019 by

In a Morning Consult Op-ed on June 10, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan wrote about the “sad financial story of the U. S. Postal Service.” In just the latest quarter alone, the Postal Service had a loss of $2.1 billion. For all of 2018, the agency lost $3.9 billion. As Kerrigan noted in […]

June 8th, 2019 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan released the following statement in response to the announcement that the U.S. and Mexico have reached an agreement on border control and migration issues, and the tariffs will not go into effect on June 10. “Small […]

June 7th, 2019 by

On June 7, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined a panel of experts on Neil Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast. The discussion focused on the surge in the markets and the reasons behind the rally: The prospect of a rate cut? A potential deal with Mexico, which would avoid new tariffs and breathe new life back […]

May 31st, 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 in response to President Trump’s threat of new tariffs on Mexican imports as a strategy to deal with border control issues: “The use of tariffs as leverage or a […]

May 23rd, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released a report titled “Railroads and Small Business: Cull the Outdated Regulation and Embrace Greater Opportunity.” (pdf copy) SBE Council chief economist Raymond J. Keating, author of the report, noted, “Freight railroad is critical to our economy, and to the well-being of […]

May 21st, 2019 by

SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan appeared on Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast with Neil Cavuto (June 21) to discuss tariffs and whether they are good for the U.S. and the economy. Kerrigan said there are many other policies that the President can point to enacted under his leadership that have led to strong economic growth, but […]

May 19th, 2019 by

SBE Council member Adam Rammel, founder of Brewfontaine and The Syndicate, was featured in a CNBC TV interview and print story about a top concern of small business owners – finding and retaining the workers they need to operate and grow. As noted in the story: Adam Rammel is gearing up for an expansion. The […]

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