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  • Chabot Announces Committee Leadership for 115th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Health, Access to Capital, Energy, Regulatory Reform / Regulations, Rural America, Contracting, International Trade, Oversight

    WASHINGTON—House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) today announced the Committee’s leadership team for the 115th Congress. “All of our Small Business Committee Members are bringing invaluable experience and unmatched enthusiasm to our work already,” said Chairman Chabot. “I know that these individuals who have stepped up to lead our subcommittees will lead by example in turning ideas into solutions for America’s 28 million small businesses.” 115th Congress Small Business Co... Read more

  • The Small Business Case for Repeal and Replace
    Posted in Blog on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    The Small Business Case for Repeal and Replace For years, members of the small business community have been testifying before the House Small Business Committee on the failures of Obamacare and the reasons it needs to be repealed and replaced. House Republicans have been listening to them all along. Today, the House is expected to pass legislation that will clear the way for the repeal and replacement of Obamacare. These Small Business Committee witnesses made the case for repeal and replace far... Read more

  • Chabot Statement on Obamacare Repeal and Replacement
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON—Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) made the following statement after the House passed a crucial budget measure today that lays the foundation for the repeal of Obamacare and instructs lawmakers as the House begins the process of producing replacement legislation: “The people who work at America’s 28 million small businesses cannot afford for us to wait another day to stop the damage of Obamacare from getting any worse,” said Chairman Chabot. “In the coming weeks... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Leaders Fight for Medicare Payments to Small Laboratories
    Posted in Press Releases on November 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Regulatory Reform / Regulations, Oversight

    WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in asking Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell to review new Medicare regulations that may harm small medical laboratories and the senior citizens they serve. The letter was signed by several members of the Small Business Committee in response to concerns over the Department of Health and Human Services implementation of the... Read more

  • ObamaCare: A Not So Happy Anniversary for Small Business
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Health

    Subcommittee Probes Failure of Law’s Small Biz Tax Credit WASHINGTON – On the day before the six year anniversary of the enactment of Obamacare, small business owners and experts told Congress that one of the law’s key tax provisions has failed to help employees of small companies to get affordable health insurance coverage as promised. As the April 15th filing deadline for federal income taxes approaches, many small business owners are expressing frustration as they try to provide health insur... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Statement on ObamaCare Veto Override
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) made the following statement after voting to override President Obama’s veto of a measure to repeal the central pillars of ObamaCare. “As long as ObamaCare remains in effect, America’s small businesses and the people they employ will continue to suffer its outrageous costs and burdensome mandates. We must continue to do everything we can to get this unworkable, unaffordable law off the books as soon as possible and replace ... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Previews President Obama’s FINAL State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Oversight

    Under Obama, Small Businesses Get Hit Worst and First WASHINGTON - House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) made the following statement about what he expects from President Obama’s final State of the Union address tonight: “Small business owners tell me a very different story than the one I expect President Obama to tell tonight. When President Obama circumvents Congress and takes executive action, small businesses get hit worst and they get hit first. From the unworkable,... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Chairman Hails Passage of ObamaCare Repeal Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) praised legislation approved by the U.S. House today to repeal the heart of Obamacare. Passage of this sweeping bill comes days after the health care law’s onerous employer mandate went into effect for small businesses with as few as fifty full-time employees. The measure will now go to President Obama’s desk for his signature or veto. “For over five years, America’s small businesses have been paying the price for the Presi... Read more

  • Chabot: 2 new healthcare surveys continue to show Obamacare is "unacceptable" to small business
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON - Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) said the following in response to two private surveys released this week on the burden of Obamacare on America's small businesses: "The results of the National Small Business Association and National Federation of Independent Business surveys released yesterday provide further evidence that Obamacare was poorly designed and horrendously implemented. It is unacceptable that small businesses and their employees continue to face hug... Read more

  • Another Day, Another SHOP Delay
    Posted in Press Releases on June 10, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) released the following statement on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) decision to delay the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) ‘employee choice’ option until at least 2016, further limiting the breadth of choice that was originally envisioned, which could lead to increased premium costs. “Today’s announcement from CMS is yet another in a long line of bad news and signs of poor management of SHOP,” said Chairman G... Read more