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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 & […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Small Business Advocate Praises Pro-Entrepreneur Bills Approved by U.S. House

By at 18 September, 2014, 7:30 am

H.R. 2 and H.R. 4 are “Bold measures that will encourage entrepreneurship and help small business owners and their workforce build strong enterprises.” Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding passage of the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American […]

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CRS Applauds Passage of Pro-Growth, Pro-Consumer Energy Legislation

By at 18 September, 2014, 7:17 am

H.R. 2 will enable “thousands of small businesses, which are now supporting the entire energy supply chain, to expand their operations and hire new workers.” 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 tonight after the House of Representatives […]

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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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