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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

  • 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

  • Small Business Committee Approves Reauthorization for Key Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: International Trade, Technology, Oversight

    WASHINGTON – The House Committee on Small Business today approved two bipartisan pieces of legislation to foster innovation from America’s small businesses and help them better compete in the global science and technology marketplaces. The first, H.R. 4783, reauthorizes the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs ahead of their scheduled expiration dates in 2017. Chairman Chabot has made the reauthorization of SBIR and STTR a top prio... Read more

  • ICYMI: Customs Legislation Sent to the President
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on February 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: International Trade

    Photo: Office of the Speaker Yesterday, Speaker Paul Ryan signed H.R. 644, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act. Led by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), this legislation helps small businesses participate in global commerce by improving and updating customs laws, opening more doors and creating more jobs. Chairman Steve Chabot and Members of the Small Business Committee have focused on trade as an area of opportunity for small businesses and entrepreneurs in thi... Read more

  • Making International Trade Work for Small Business
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: International Trade

    98 percent of U.S. Goods-Exporting Firms are Small Businesses WASHINGTON – Members of the U.S. House Committee on Small Business pressed officials from the Departments of State and Commerce today about the challenges small firms are facing in navigating the Obama Administration’s Export Control Reform Initiative (ECRI). Today’s hearing was the second in a two-part series where Administration officials were asked to respond to problems identified by small business owners on yesterday’s panel. “I... Read more

  • Small Businesses Benefit from Customs Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: International Trade

    WASHINGTON—Today, Congress finished its work on legislation to improve America’s customs and trade programs, opening more doors for the hundreds of thousands of small businesses who seek to export their goods. The final version of H.R. 644, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, included original text from H.R. 2587, a bill HouseSmall Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) introduced earlier this year. These provisions aim to make various federal and state trade agen... Read more

  • Small Businesses Achieve Victory with House Passage of TPA
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: International Trade

    Small Businesses Achieve Victory with House Passage of TPA WASHINGTON—Small businesses hoping to play a role in international trade achieved victory today with the passage of the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015. This legislation aims to bring clarity and communication to American trade deals, chiefly trade promotion authority (TPA). Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) said: “Better trade agreements mean small businesses will be able to access new customers, offe... Read more

  • Chabot: Small Businesses Need Trade Priorities and Accountability from Washington
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on June 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: International Trade

    Chabot: Small Businesses Need Trade Priorities and Accountability from Washington As seen in the Washington Examiner Ninety-nine percent of American companies are actually small businesses, and they employ over half of the entire American workforce. When you stop and consider the fact that only two out of every 100 of those companies participate in international trade, it's obvious we're just not thinking big enough anymore. The Trade Priorities and Accountability Act doesn't just help us think ... Read more

  • Chabot: Small Businesses Need Trade Priorities and Accountability from Washington
    Posted in Op-Eds on June 9, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: International Trade

    Chabot: Small Businesses Need Trade Priorities and Accountability from Washington As seen in the Washington Examiner Ninety-nine percent of American companies are actually small businesses, and they employ over half of the entire American workforce. When you stop and consider the fact that only two out of every 100 of those companies participate in international trade, it's obvious we're just not thinking big enough anymore. The Trade Priorities and Accountability Act doesn't just help us think... Read more

  • Chabot Introduces Further Legislation to Boost Small Business Trade
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: International Trade

    Chabot Introduces Further Legislation to Boost Small Business Trade WASHINGTON—Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) introduced a second bill this week to boost small business involvement in international trade. H.R. 2587, the State Trade Coordination Act, furthers the efforts of H.R. 2586, the Export Coordination Act, by opening avenues for various federal trade promotion agencies to coordinate instead of duplicate their efforts with state trade agencies. At any given time, mult... Read more