Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access

July 9, 2013
American Competitiveness Worldwide: Impacts on Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs
On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at 1:00 P.M., the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access held a hearing titled, American Competitiveness Worldwide: Impacts on Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs. The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing was to learn how to strengthen America's competitiveness by creating federal federal policies which foster business production and economic growth.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Tom Rice  (R-SC)

Witnesses and Testimony

  • Professor Michael Porter, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA
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  • Mr. Smyth McKissick, Chief Executive Officer, Alice Manufacturing Co, Inc. Easley, SC
  • Mr. James McConeghy, Chief Financial Officer, Chobani, Norwich, NY
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  • Dr. Cynthia McIntyre, Senior Vice President, Council on Competitiveness, Washington, DC
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    Additional Items:

  • Hearing Notice
  • Witness List
  • Hearing Memo
  • Press Release
  • Hearing Video
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