1 In, 12 Out: Chairman Praises Administration’s Regulatory Rollback

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced that President Trump’s regulatory reform efforts have saved Americans $23 billion in FY 2018. “As Chairman of the House Small Business Committee, I have been diligently working with the Administration to identify the impact new regulations have on small businesses, so we can effectively reduce unnecessary costs and burdens. For every new regulation issued, the... [...]

SBC Observes National Cyber Security Awareness Month

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement to recognize October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month: “Digital technology allows small businesses to sell their products and services all over the world and plays a vital role in our nation’s economy. With 81 percent of small businesses concerned by a potential cyber-attack, but only 63 percent having the most basic cybersecurity measures in place, it’s imperative we are vigilant about leveraging resources to protect sm... [...]

ICYMI: Chairman Chabot Praises Passage of Small Business Intellectual Property Bills

WASHINGTON – This week, President Trump signed S. 791, the Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017, into law. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation is the Senate companion bill to H.R. 2655, which passed the House in July and was led by Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). The Small Business Innovation Protection Act will expand intellectual property education and training for small businesses by establishing a partnership between the United States Small Business Administration and the United States Patent and T... [...]

ICYMI: Chairman Chabot Op-ed on How Opioids are Affecting Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – This week, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) wrote an op-ed for the Cincinnati Enquirer on how the opioid crisis is affecting small businesses and how the Committee is addressing this important issue. “... According to a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), small business optimism is at a 45-year high. But they have also expressed concern over a new problem: a lack of qualified workers. “While this may be due to a number of different factors, research today shows that many y... [...]

Chabot Praises Record Unemployment Rate and Higher Wages

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the United States Department of Labor reported that 134,000 jobs were added in September with unemployment hitting a 49-year low at 3.7 percent. In addition, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) reported that 37 percent of firms are offering higher compensation in September, which is further underscored by the 2.8 percent wage increase generated in 2017. "It’s great to see the accelerated growth our economy... [...]