Kerrigan in The Washington Times – HELP WANTED: Congress Must Create a Path for STEM Workers and Entrepreneurs

By at 14 July, 2022, 5:47 pm

In a July 12 Washington Times Op-Ed, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan drills down on an important item being reconciled in the China “COMPETES” bill between the House and Senate to address the critical shortage in skilled human capital that will help the U.S. better compete and remain the leader in innovation across industries.

“A solution to getting our economy back on a prosperous path is for lawmakers to create clear pathways for workers within the STEM field to contribute to American small business innovation and job creation. If the goal of COMPETES is to help our businesses more effectively compete in the global marketplace, then this legislation needs to help small businesses compete by addressing their high-skilled worker needs.”

Read the full Op-ed here.


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