ICYMI: Chairman Chabot Speaks with Ohio Small Businesses

A barnyard technology startup, a family construction firm, and a coffee and craft beer shop. They are just a handful of the small businesses that Chairman Steve Chabot met with this week in greater Cincinnati and southern Dayton. In the historic community of Springboro, Ohio, Chairman Chabot met with iStable, a technology company that is transforming the way horse owners and trainers communicate and track their equine progress. He also spoke with employees at Iron Phoenix, a family-owned and operated construction company, as well as Heather’s C... [...]

A Marine, firefighter, and an entrepreneur

Meet Zachary. He is a Marine, firefighter, and an entrepreneur. He recently shared his story with the Committee. His journey to entrepreneurship almost didn't happen though. If it wasn't for innovative peer-to-peer lending platforms, his business may not have gotten off the ground. [...]

Local Accelerator, National Recognition

On Tuesday, House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) issued a statement congratulating Cincinnati product accelerator First Batch for being selected as a winner in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Growth Accelerator Competition: “I want to congratulate First Batch on being recognized for its outstanding contributions to the startup movement. Cincinnati has always been a community of makers and doers, and the team at First Batch is building on that tradition. By providing space, mentoring, and access to tools and reso... [...]

HAPPENING NOW: Biscayne Bay Field Hearing

On Monday, August 3, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) the House Committee on Natural Resources and the House Committee on Small Business will hold a joint oversight hearing titled, “Restricted Access at Biscayne National Park and Implications for Fishermen, Small Businesses, the Local Economy and Environment.” This hearing will be held at the William F. Dickinson Community Center, 1601 N. Krome Avenue, in Homestead, Florida. If you need further information, please contact Kiel Weaver, William Ball or Alex Semanko, staff of the Committee on Natural Res... [...]

"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. [...]