Chabot on Supreme Court Obamacare Decision

Chabot on Supreme Court Obamacare Decision WASHINGTON - Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) made the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's decision on King v. Burwell: "For last 5 years, Washington has tried to figure out what’s actually in Obamacare. If you really want to understand Obamacare, you don’t have to sift through the thousands of pages of poorly designed--and ineptly implemented law--you just have to look at your premium statement. You have to look at your health care bills. Americans and small bus... [...]

Senior VA Official Exposes Gross Mismanagement and Fraud

Senior VA Official Exposes Gross Mismanagement and Fraud “Massive violations of public trust continue unabated” WASHINGTON-At a joint hearing hosted by the Small Business and Veteran Affairs’ investigatory subcommittees held Tuesday, a senior official and whistleblower at the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) revealed more details about how the Department broke the law in hiding billions in spending from the public and deprived small businesses of the opportunity to compete for contracts. Mr. Jan Frye, the Deputy Assistant Secretary fo... [...]

Joint Hearing with Veterans Affairs Manipulation and Fraud in Reporting of VA Small Business Goals

On Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at 4:00 p.m., the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations with the Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations will hold a joint hearing titled, "Manipulation and Fraud in the Reporting of VA Small Business Goals." The hearing will be held in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building. The purpose of the hearing is to examine manipulation and fraud in the reporting of VA Small Business Goals. Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Broadcast live stream... [...]

Small Business Committee Welcomes New Member Trent Kelly

Small Business Committee Welcomes New Member Trent Kelly WASHINGTON—The newest member of the House of Representatives has joined the Committee on Small Business. Congressman Trent Kelly (R-MS) will serve on the Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access and Contracting and Workforce Subcommittees. Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) welcomed Congressman Kelly to the Small Business Committee, saying, “Congressman Kelly knows what it takes to inspire and empower the next generation of innovators and leaders because that’s what he’s been doing for nearly ... [...]

A Win for the Little Guys

A Win for the Little Guys Yesterday marked a milestone for American small businesses, with the passage of much-needed Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) in the House. Ninety-nine percent of American companies are actually small businesses, and they employ over half of the entire American workforce. Right now, only 2 percent of these small businesses export. Better trade agreements lay the groundwork for easier entry into the global market and position small businesses for more opportunity and success. TPA doesn't just help us think bigger, it comp... [...]