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  • Chairman Chabot Statement on Senate Confirmation of Tom Price as HHS Secretary
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON - House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) made the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Congressman Tom Price as the 23rd Secretary of Health and Human Services. “Since Dr. Price first arrived in Congress, he has been a dear friend, indispensable colleague and one of the leading conservative voices on health care policy,” said Chairman Chabot. “As a physician and as a legislator, Tom has always put the care and wellness of patients first and foremo... Read more

  • "Actually, we got less..."
    Posted in Press Releases on February 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Improving the Health Care Marketplace for Small Businesses House GOP’s “Better Way” Health Care Plan Discussed at SBC Hearing WASHINGTON – Small business owners and experts told Members of the House Small Business Committee today that Obamacare has made the health insurance marketplace worse for the owners and employees of America’s 28 million small businesses. In the Committee’s first hearing of the 115th Congress, witnesses explained how replacement proposals crafted by House Republicans could... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Statement on Trump Executive Actions on Financial Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Regulatory Reform / Regulations

    WASHINGTON - House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) made the following statement about President Donald J. Trump’s executive actions on financial regulations. “President Trump’s executive actions set the stage for rolling back some of the most harmful parts of Dodd-Frank that have hit small businesses worst and first,” said Chairman Chabot. “This is an important first step that will surely help as Congress works to improve access to capital for small businesses and remedy ... Read more

  • Chabot Backs House Action to End the Small Business Blacklist Now
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Regulatory Reform / Regulations

    Click Image to View Chairman Chabot's Remarks on the House Floor WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) took to the House floor today in support of H.J. Res. 37, a measure to undo the Obama administration’s controversial “blacklisting” rule which barred many small businesses from competing for federal contracts. “The blacklisting rule will force innocent small businesses to settle unproven claims, disclose commercially sensitive information to their competitor... Read more

  • Chabot Statement on Senate Confirmation of Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) made the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Elaine L. Chao as the 18th United States Secretary of Transportation. “Elaine Chao understands that long-term infrastructure investment is absolutely vital to the future of small businesses,” said Chairman Chabot. “Strong, safe roads and bridges do more than just connect our communities, they keep doors open for small businesses in Ohio and across the nation. I ... Read more

  • Chabot Statement on Senate Committee Approval of Linda McMahon as SBA Administrator
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) made the following statement after the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship approved Linda McMahon’s nomination to be the next Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). McMahon’s nomination now advances to the full U.S. Senate for a final confirmation vote. “As Linda demonstrated in her hearing last week, she will be a tremendous advocate for our nation’s 28 million small businesses a... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Applauds President Trump’s Executive Action on Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Regulatory Reform / Regulations, Oversight

    WASHINGTON - House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) made the following statement about President Trump’s executive action on regulations. "President Trump's executive action on regulations is the right approach and represents a welcome change from the regulatory rampage of the previous administration," Chairman Chabot said. "For too long, America's 28 million small businesses have been suffering under the weight of overregulation and today’s action will begin to provide th... Read more

  • House, Senate Leaders Move to Protect Small Businesses, Promote National Security
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Regulatory Reform / Regulations, Contracting, Oversight

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House and Senate leaders with jurisdiction over workforce protections and federal contracting today introduced a joint resolution of disapproval that would block implementation of the Obama administration’s flawed, redundant, and burdensome “blacklisting” rule through the Congressional Review Act. The rule would make a system designed to protect workers less efficient, undermine our nation’s military readiness, and limit the ability of small businesses to compete for federal c... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Praises McMahon Confirmation Hearing Testimony
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Access to Capital, Regulatory Reform / Regulations, Contracting, Oversight, Disaster Assistance

    WASHINGTON - House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) made the following statement about SBA Administrator Nominee Linda McMahon's confirmation hearing testimony. "I was extremely impressed with Linda McMahon's confirmation hearing testimony," said Chairman Chabot. "Linda demonstrated that she has the knowledge, experience in job creation, and innovative vision to make the Small Business Administration responsive and accountable to the millions of small businesses it serves.... Read more

  • Chabot Applauds Trump Action on Pipeline Projects
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Regulatory Reform / Regulations

    WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) made the following statement about President Donald J. Trump’s executive action to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects: “It is important to remember when we talk about these pipeline projects and the jobs they will support, we are talking about more than just statistics," said Chairman Chabot. "We are talking about real people in cities and towns across our nation. I have personally met workers at ... Read more