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  • Small Business Owners Report U.S. Trade Agreements Help Protect Intellectual Property
    Posted in Press Releases on July 21, 2010 | Preview rr
    Tags: International Trade, Technology

    Today, the House Small Business Committee held a hearing entitled “The Impact of Intellectual Property on Entrepreneurship and Job Creation” to examine the importance of intellectual property on small businesses’ economic growth. Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) said, “Protecting intellectual property is critical to our economy, jobs, and consumers. A violation of intellectual property laws directly affects a company’s brand, market share, bottom line, ability to export, and creates a number of ... Read more

  • Graves Urges Commitment to Expanded Broadband Infrastructure in Rural Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2010 | Preview rr
    Tags: Rural America, Technology

    At today’s House Small Business Committee hearing on the impact that broadband services have on small businesses, the economy and job creation, Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) expressed concern about the lack of broadband infrastructure in rural America. Ranking Member Graves said, “The Internet and related technologies are not as widespread as we would like to think. There is a severe lack of appropriate infrastructure that limits many American communities, businesses, and families from gainin... Read more

  • Lawmakers Call Upon Agencies to Cut Red Tape on Recovery Act Broadband Expansion Grants for Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on November 17, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    A bipartisan group of 21 lawmakers on the House Small Business Committee wrote the National Telecommunications and Information Agency (NTIA) and Rural Utilities Service (RUS) today, asking the agencies to lower barriers so small businesses can participate in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s broadband expansion initiatives. The letter, signed by both Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), the Chairwoman of the House Committee on Small Business, and Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), the Ranking Member ... Read more

  • Hearing: “The Recovery Act and Broadband: Evaluation of Broadband Investments on Small Businesses and Job Creation”
    Posted in Committee Hearings on October 28, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    *** COMMITTEE HEARING *** Hearing: “The Recovery Act and Broadband: Evaluation of Broadband Investments on Small Businesses and Job Creation” WASHINGTON- The House Committee on Small Business will hold a hearing entitled, “The Recovery Act and Broadband: Evaluation of Broadband Investments on Small Businesses and Job Creation,”on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10:00 am in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The Committee will review steps to advance broadband deployment through the A... Read more

  • Committee Evaluates Broadband Access for Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    Today, the House Small Business Committee examined broadband deployment provided by stimulus funds and the implications for small business. The stimulus package provided $7.2 billion primarily for broadband grant and loan programs. Applications for the first round of funding were accepted between July and August, and awards are expected to be announced in December. Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) expressed concerns about the application process for the broadband programs. “The advantages of bro... Read more

  • “The Recovery Act and Broadband: Evaluation of Broadband Investments on Small Businesses and Job Creation”
    Posted in Media Advisories on October 27, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    The House Committee on Small Business will hold a hearing entitled, “The Recovery Act and Broadband: Evaluation of Broadband Investments on Small Businesses and Job Creation,”on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10:00 am in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The Committee will review steps to advance broadband deployment through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 programs, and will analyze problems applicants are experiencing with its rollout. Witnesses from the Nationa... Read more

  • “The Roles of Federal Labs in Spurring Innovation and Entrepreneurship Across the U.S.”
    Posted in Committee Hearings on September 24, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    Hearing: “The Roles of Federal Labs in Spurring Innovation and Entrepreneurship Across the U.S.” WASHINGTON- The House Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Contracting & Technology, will hold a hearing entitled, “The Roles of Federal Labs in Spurring Innovation and Entrepreneurship Across the U.S.,” on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 12:30pm in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. WHAT: “The Roles of Federal Labs in Spurring Innovation and Entrepreneurship Across the U.S.” WHE... Read more