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Advocate Praises Passage of Bill to Protect the Voice of Small Business in EPA Regulatory Process

By at 9 September, 2014, 7:32 am

Stops EPA Grab of Ditches, Ponds and other State Waters Washington, D.C.: Karen Kerrigan, President of the Center for Regulatory Solutions, a project of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, issued the following statement today after the U.S. House, by a bipartisan vote of 262 to 152, approved HR 5078, the “Waters of the United […]

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CRS Applauds Court Ruling on EPA’s Lack of Transparency

By at 5 September, 2014, 5:34 pm

Judge Says Group Can Seek Injunction to Stop EPA Record Destruction Washington, D.C.—Karen Kerrigan, President of the Center for Regulatory Solutions, a project of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, issued the following statement today, applauding a ruling by Federal District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer that could force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop […]

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Extreme Regulation, Non-Competitive Tax System to Blame for Weak Job Growth Says Small Business Advocate

By at 5 September, 2014, 4:20 pm

Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding the underwhelming jobs report for August 2014. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 142,000 jobs were added for the month: “With an economy in low-growth mode and a federal regulatory system in high gear, […]

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Time for Greater Transparency and Regulatory Inclusiveness at EPA

By at 4 September, 2014, 4:46 pm

Senate EPW Committee Investigates Undue Influence at Agency Washington, D.C. – Karen Kerrigan, President of the Center for Regulatory Solutions (CRS), a project of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, issued a statement today regarding the investigation by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works into the lack of transparency and regulatory inclusiveness at the […]

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Entrepreneur Magazine’s Progress Report on JOBS Act Crowdfunding

By at 4 September, 2014, 3:57 pm

In the September 2014 edition of Entrepreneur Magazine, reporter Michelle Goodman provides an update on the status of the Jumpstart Our Businesses Startup Act (JOBS Act). Goodman specifically looks at the crowdfunding titles of the law signed by President Barack Obama more than two years ago. SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan is interviewed […]

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SBE Council -CRS Chief Economist Testifies Before Senate EPW Subcommittee on Climate Mandates

By at 29 July, 2014, 9:02 pm

Tells Senators EPA Mandates Amount to ‘All Pain for No Gain’ Washington, D.C.:  Ray Keating, Chief Economist for the Center for Regulatory Solutions and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, testified today before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. The hearing was titled, “Examining the Threats Posed […]

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Keating in Investor’s Business Daily on “Corporate Inversions”

By at 16 July, 2014, 10:04 pm

Corporate Inversions: Clear Evidence that the U.S. Needs Tax Reform On July 16, Investor’s Business Daily published an op-ed by SBE Council Chief Economist Ray Keating on the hot topic of “corporate inversions.” Keating wrote “while not a new phenomenon” these transactions have picked up steam. The question is whether U.S. policymakers will learn the […]

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Kerrigan in The Business Journal: The Threat to Competitive Broadband

By at 11 July, 2014, 10:37 pm

On July 11, the Triangle Business Journal (and other Business Journals nationwide) published an op-ed by SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan about potential regulation of the broadband Internet, and this regulatory scheme could stunt investment and innovation, which has been critical for entrepreneurs and small businesses. As noted by Kerrigan in the piece, […]

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Committee Applauded for Approving EPA Science Transparency Bill

By at 24 June, 2014, 1:05 pm

    Burden of Proof on EPA to Share Science before Imposing Regulations   Washington, D.C.: Karen Kerrigan, president of the Center for Regulatory Solutions, a project of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, applauded the House Science Committee for approving H.R. 4012, the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014, which prevents the Environmental Protection […]

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Court Delivers Partial Victory Striking Down EPA Carbon Mandates

By at 23 June, 2014, 2:52 pm

    Decision Should Help Clarify Permitting Requirements Washington, D.C.: Karen Kerrigan, President of the Center for Regulatory Solutions, a project of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision today to partially overturn EPA’s climate change mandates for stationary sources in Utility Air Regulatory […]

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