Tag Archive: deficit

Debt Ceiling Fast Approaching

June 7, 2017 11:25 am Published by

Lawmakers are working to find a passable solution to the U.S.’s rapid ascent to the current debt ceiling, which could arrive as early as August.

Feds to Reach Debt Ceiling Early November

October 7, 2015 10:05 am Published by

Late last week, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew wrote a letter to House Speaker John Boehner urging Congressional action on the debt ceiling, warning that the debt limit will likely be reached on Nov. 5.

NSBA Honored by Fix the Debt Campaign

July 17, 2013 5:34 am Published by

Last night, NSBA was honored by the bipartisan Campaign to Fix the Debt at a reception in Washington, D.C. for our efforts in raising awareness about the debt and the Campaign among America’s small businesses.

GAO Report Shows Deficit Much Larger Than $1.1 Trillion

January 30, 2013 10:40 am Published by

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently submitted to Congress its audit of the FY 2012 Financial Report of the U.S. Government which shows the actual deficit is closer to $6 trillion rather than $1.1 trillion.

NSBA President Addresses Small-Business Issues

December 12, 2012 4:55 pm Published by

NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken joined National Journal, the Atlantic and Allstate as a guest speaker at a high-level event discussing the debt where he provided the small-business perspective.

NSBA Leadership Participates in Fix the Debt Activities

November 28, 2012 7:16 am Published by

Today, a number of NSBA’s executive committee members and leadership are participating in various activities on Capitol Hill in conjunction with the Fix the Debt Campaign, including a series of Hill meetings with key Members of Congress and a press conference.

NSBA Partners with Fix the Debt Campaign

October 24, 2012 3:51 pm Published by

NSBA has signed on as the inaugural small-business organization partnering with the Fix the Debt Campaign, a bipartisan initiative aimed at urging Congress and the President to implement a comprehensive plan to address the mounting national debt.