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  • Small Businesses Providing Job Opportunities for All Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON – Today, entrepreneurs shared their personal stories with the House Small Business Committee about providing employment opportunities for adults with autism, Down syndrome and other intellectual or developmental disorders, syndromes, or disabilities. Witnesses told members of the Committee how these individuals boost morale and productivity in the workplace while raising awareness about the untapped talents and abilities of this often-overlooked community. “For adults with intellectua... Read more

  • "Job-Killer" : Chairman Chabot Pans DOL’s Final Overtime Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Regulatory Reform / Regulations, Workplace Issues

    Says Rule Threatens Success of Small Businesses and their Employees WASHINGTON - House Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) made the following statement after the Department of Labor announced its final overtime rule, which will hurt small employers and their employees: “Yet again, President Obama has chosen to ignore desperate pleas from millions of America’s small businesses and whack them with a new regulation that will result in job losses, demotions, less flexibility, lower wages, a... Read more

  • Cheers to Making it in the U.S.A.
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Access to Capital, Regulatory Reform / Regulations, Workplace Issues, Technology, Oversight

    John Ratzenberger Pitches American Manufacturing to Congress WASHINGTON – Emmy-nominated actor and “Made in America” advocate John Ratzenberger told members of the House Small Business Committee that the face of American manufacturing has changed dramatically in recent years, presenting new job opportunities for millions of Americans. Ratzenberger, best known as Cliff Clavin from the sitcom Cheers and the voice of Hamm from Pixar’s Toy Story movies, testified alongside a panel of small manufact... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Hearing to Feature Cincinnati Job Creator
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) today announced that next week’s full committee hearing, which will focus on small businesses that provide employment opportunities for adults with intellectual or developmental disorders, syndromes, or disabilities, will feature a local Cincinnati business owner. Terri Hogan, owner of Contemporary Cabinetry East in Cincinnati, will share her story about how her company came to provide employment opportunities for individua... Read more

  • Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Learning from the Experts
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Access to Capital, Regulatory Reform / Regulations

    Lawmakers Hear from Popular Small Biz Experts WASHINGTON – Today a panel of well-known entrepreneurs shared their personal stories with Members of Congress about what it takes to start a successful small business and what Washington can do to help aspiring entrepreneurs start, grow and expand their business. Coming days after National Small Business Week, the experts and members of the House Small Business Committee had a spirited discussion on the best ways Washington can empower entrepreneurs... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot to Deliver Weekly Republican Address
    Posted in Press Releases on May 6, 2016 | Preview rr

    From the Office of the Speaker: Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot to Deliver Weekly Republican Address WASHINGTON — Marking National Small Business Week, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced today that House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday, May 7. In the address, Chairman Chabot will discuss how House Republicans are working to relieve small businesses of excessive regulations and complicated taxes impo... Read more

  • Send It Back: Small Biz Committee Urges OMB to Reject Harmful DOL Overtime Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Workplace Issues, Oversight

    Send It Back: Small Biz Committee Urges OMB to Reject Harmful DOL Overtime Rule WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Republican Committee Members today urged the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to reject a new Department of Labor (DOL) rule that will destroy jobs, lower wages, and reduce benefits for the millions of Americans who work for small businesses and other small employers. In a letter to Howard Shelanski, the Administrator of the Office of ... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Leads Bipartisan Resolution to Celebrate National Small Business Week
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Access to Capital, International Trade, Oversight

    FACT: 99.7 Percent of Businesses with Employees are Small Businesses WASHINGTON –Members of the Small Business Committee have joined together to introduce a bipartisan House resolution celebrating the first week of May as “National Small Business Week.” “America’s 28 million small businesses are the backbone of our economy,” said House Committee on Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “This bipartisan resolution reminds these job creators that regardless of our political parti... Read more

  • Helping Small Business Employees Save for Their Golden Years
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Access to Capital, Workplace Issues, Oversight

    Ohio Entrepreneurs Share their Success Stories WASHINGTON – Days before National Small Business Week, members of Ohio’s small business community stressed to lawmakers the importance of protecting and strengthening a plan used by many small companies to help their employees save for retirement. "With National Small Business Week right around the corner, we must do all we can to support America’s 28 million small businesses which are responsible for seven out of every ten new jobs created," said H... Read more

  • House Passes Chabot’s Bill to Help Startups Access Early Capital
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital

    VIDEO: Chabot Speaks on HALOS Act WASHINGTON – House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot’s bipartisan measure to help startup companies access early capital was approved today by the U.S. House. The Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act, H.R. 4498, passed with a vote of 325-89. “When entrepreneurs are looking for ways to access the capital they need to get off the ground and stay off the ground, they look at every avenue available to them,” said Chairman Chabot (R-OH). “If ... Read more