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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • House Passes Small Business Regulatory Reform Measure
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Regulatory Reform / Regulations

    Regulatory Accountability Act Includes Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements WATCH Chairman Chabot’s Floor Remarks HERE. WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot’s measure to force federal regulators to craft smarter, less burdensome regulations that take into consideration their direct and reasonably foreseeable indirect economic effects, especially on small businesses. Chabot’s bill, introduced last week as the Small... Read more

  • Better Broadband for Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Regulatory Reform / Regulations, Rural America, Technology

    Chabot Backs House Move to Protect Small Biz from FCC Internet Takeover Watch Chairman Chabot’s Floor Remarks HERE WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) today hailed House passage of H.R. 288, the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act. This legislation exempts small businesses from burdensome new Internet regulations imposed by President Obama’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for five years. The measure also increases the number of small businesses... Read more

  • House Passes Chairman Chabot’s Bill to Help Startups Access Early Capital
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Regulatory Reform / Regulations

    HALOS Act Wins Bipartisan Support, Advances to U.S. Senate Watch Chairman Chabot’s full remarks HERE. WASHINGTON – The U.S. House has passed Small Business Committee Chairman Chabot’s bipartisan legislation to help startup companies access early capital. H.R. 79, the Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act, was passed by a vote of 344 to 73. “One popular way small businesses connect with angel investors is through ‘demo days,’” said Chairman Chabot (R-Ohio). “These exciting events are spons... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot on Passage of REINS Act
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Regulatory Reform / Regulations

    WASHINGTON - House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) made the following statement upon House passage of H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act: "The regulatory impact of the Obama Administration on small businesses has been devastating,” said Chairman Chabot. “The REINS Act takes a giant step in returning power to the American people and making the Washington bureaucracy accountable to them.” The REINS Act would send new rules that will ha... Read more