The SBA is seeking public comments on their 5-year strategic plan for 2022-2026. The comments are due by this Friday, November 19. To submit a comment, please email [email protected].
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced the federal debt ceiling deadline has been extended to December 15th. Although the new deadline provides additional time for Members of Congress to finalize their positions on President Biden’s $1.75 trillion social spending bill, many Democratic members on Capitol Hill continue to push forward with a potential vote occurring before Thanksgiving Day, arguing that the legislation will assist in controlling inflation. It remains to be seen how the measure’s impact on inflation will affect small businesses.

On the Hill
The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a Business
. The agenda included:

  • The PREPARE Act
  • The Disaster Assistance for Rural Communities Act
  • Nomination of Dilawar Syed to be Deputy Administrator of the SBA