"The REINS Act forces government to think before it acts."

This week, the House passed common sense reforms to the regulatory process to hold Washington accountable. H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, would send rules that will have a significant impact on the economy to Congress for an up or down vote before they can be implemented. Chairman Steve Chabot spoke about the bill's importance to American workers and small businesses during debate on the measure. [...]

"The REINS Act forces government to think before it acts."

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act. During consideration of the measure, Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) spoke of the bill’s importance to small businesses and American workers: “There is not a small business person I know that thinks government can create jobs. But they do know government can keep them from creating jobs. The REINS Act forces government to think before it acts. It protects the American people by ensuring that th... [...]

Speaker Boehner Signing Veterans Entrepreneurship Act

On Tuesday morning, H.R. 2499, the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act, was signed into law. This bill waives upfront fees for veterans applying for 7(a) express loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help returning warfighters start new businesses and create jobs. There are over 21 million veterans living in the United States. Sadly, the unemployment rate among those that have served in active duty since September 2001 is substantially higher than the national average. The Veteran Entrepreneurship Act seeks to address this reality ... [...]

Veteran Entrepreneurship Act Signed Into Law

On Tuesday morning, H.R. 2499, the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act, was signed into law. This bill waives upfront fees for veterans applying for 7(a) express loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help returning warfighters start new businesses and create jobs. There are over 21 million veterans living in the United States. Sadly, the unemployment rate among those that have served in active duty since September 2001 is substantially higher than the national average. The Veteran Entrepreneurship Act seeks to address this reality ... [...]

House, Senate Small Business Leaders Applaud Passage of Veterans Entrepreneurship Act

House, Senate Small Business Leaders Applaud Passage of Veterans Entrepreneurship Act Final Version of H.R. 2499 Waives 7(a) Fees for Veterans; Ensures Loan Guarantees through the End of Fiscal Year; Instates Preventative Measures at No Additional Cost WASHINGTON—House and Senate Small Business Committee leaders this evening applauded passage of the final version of H.R. 2499, the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act of 2015. The bill, which waives upfront fees for veterans applying for 7(a) express loans through the Small Business Administration (SB... [...]