Small Business Committee Members Introduce Bipartisan Small Business Saturday Resolution

WASHINGTON – Today, Members of the House Small Business Committee joined together to introduce a bipartisan House resolution recognizing the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 24, 2018, as “Small Business Saturday.” “Small Business Saturday is an incredible opportunity for communities to rally around the more than 30 million small businesses during the holiday season,” said Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “With two out of three net new jobs generated from small businesses, it’s vital we ensure they continue to grow. I ... [...]

Chairman Chabot Recognizes National Veterans Small Business Week

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement in recognition of National Veterans Small Business Week; November 5-9, 2018. According to the United States Small Business Administration, there are 2.5 million veteran-owned small businesses in the United States, with a 3 percent growth from 2007-2012. “Our nation’s heroes work hard to preserve and protect the homeland. They deserve to have the necessary resources to bring their business dreams to life as they continue to contrib... [...]

Chairman Chabot Praises Jobs, Wage Growth, and Economic Boost

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the United States Department of Labor announced an additional 250,000 jobs were added in October. “With 250,000 jobs added this October, unemployment remaining at 3.7 percent, and wage growth at the fastest pace in a decade, America's 30 million small businesses are experiencing a boost in economic growth like never before. I’m pleased to see the positive effects of our economic policies coming to fruition through rising inc... [...]

Chairman Chabot Celebrates Rule to Increase Access to Health Care Options for Small Business

WASHINGTON – House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the proposed rule on Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA) by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury was published on October 29. “Since 2013, the year before many of Obamacare’s regulations and mandates took effect, premiums have doubled for Obamacare’s individual health insurance plans. For this reason, this rule is vital for the health of America’s 30 million small businesses. It’s time we foster... [...]

Chairman Chabot Voices Support for Ohio Franchise Network

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after meeting with local members of the Ohio Franchise Business Network in Cincinnati, Ohio. The International Franchise Association invited Chairman Chabot to this meeting to update members on legislation affecting small business franchises. “Franchises bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, local communities, and brands by the opportunity they offer job creators. With 7.6 million direct jobs created through franchises nationw... [...]