Problem: Despite some short-term improvements made in recent years, long-term debt challenges remain, and in the coming decades, the debt...
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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.
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.
Today, the House-Senate Budget Conference committee met for a second time in an attempt to find a compromise between contrasting...
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.
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 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.
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 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.