The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is a 100,000 member small business advocacy organization... MORE

Press Releases

SBE Council Calls New York Ban on Fracking a Ban on Growth and Jobs

By at 18 December, 2014, 2:55 pm

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) made clear its disappointment with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to ban hydraulic fracturing in the state. SBE Council president and CEO Karen Kerrigan said, “This misguided ban on hydraulic fracturing in New York amounts to a ban on economic growth, small […]

Read More >>

SBE Council Ranks the 50 States in “Small Business Policy Index 2014”

By at 11 December, 2014, 11:03 am

How Do States Rank on Small Business Policy Friendliness?                       Washington, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released its 19th annual “Small Business Policy Index 2014: Ranking the States on Policy Measures and Costs Impacting Small Business and Entrepreneurship.” The Index, which SBE […]

Read More >>

SBE Council Co-Hosts National Symposia in Northern Virginia Addressing Challenges, Opportunities for Small Business in 2015

By at 24 November, 2014, 10:30 am

The Travelers Institute Chooses the Dulles Region for Next Small Business – Big Opportunity℠ Symposium National symposia series addresses challenges small businesses face Reston, Va., Nov. 24, 2014 – The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), today will hold its next Small Business – Big Opportunity symposium at […]

Read More >>

Small Business Growth from Natural Gas Production and Exports

By at 13 November, 2014, 11:01 am

New Report Shows Energy Sector – Led By Small and Medium Size Firms – Added Significant Small Businesses and Jobs, While Overall U.S. Economy Witnessed Losses WASHINGTON, DC (November 13, 2014) – In the midst of a historic energy revolution, United States energy sector companies – particularly small and midsize businesses – are adding new […]

Read More >>

SBE Council Asks EPA to Withdraw its “Waters of the U.S.” Proposal

By at 12 November, 2014, 1:58 pm

Washington, D.C. —The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) joined with 375 trade associations and chambers from 50 states representing a wide range of industries to voice strong concerns with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) flawed proposed rule to dramatically expand the scope of federal […]

Read More >>

Regulating the Internet Not a Directive Sent by Voters, says Small Business Advocate

By at 10 November, 2014, 4:11 pm

..entrepreneurs and small businesses will be hurt the most by President’s call to place the Internet under tight federal control Washington, D.C. – In response to President Barack Obama’s statement today urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to impose stringent regulations on the broadband Internet, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen […]

Read More >>

ELECTION RESULTS MEAN BRIGHT PATH FOR REFORMS AND LEGISLATION SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS

By at 5 November, 2014, 9:36 am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        CONTACT: CYNTHIA CARDOSO NOVEMBER 5, 2014                                                (703)-242-5840, ccardoso@sbecouncil.org …POLITICAL SEA CHANGE WILL BENEFIT STARTUPS AND STRUGGLING SMALL BUSINESSES WASHINGTON, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) […]

Read More >>

Regulatory Accountability and Solutions are the Focus of Small Business Visits with Federal Agencies this Week

By at 27 October, 2014, 5:33 am

email: Cynthia Cardoso, ccardoso@sbecouncil.org Washington, D.C. – The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) will host several of the group’s small business leaders and experts this week to meet with regulators and staff at several federal agencies, and provide input and feedback on key initiatives within those agencies. According to SBE Council President & […]

Read More >>

SBE Council’s Kerrigan Named a Top 100 Champion in the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards

By at 7 October, 2014, 9:32 pm

Cleveland, OH, October 7, 2014 – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) President & CEO Karen Kerrigan has been named a Top 100 Champion in the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards. This is the fourth year in a row that Kerrigan has been designated a Top 100 Champion. Small Business Influencer Awards honor those […]

Read More >>

How Members of the 113th Congress Scored on Small Business Votes

By at 2 October, 2014, 9:25 am

SBE Council Releases Congressional Ratings Who are the “Champions of Entrepreneurs and Small Business” in the House and Senate? WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released its scorecard for the 113th Congress on key legislative votes important to entrepreneurship and small business growth. According to SBE Council President & CEO […]

Read More >>
 


Health Care Policy Cost Index Business Tax Index Survival Index 2011 Monetary Policy, Gas Prices and the Impact on Small Business