Chairman Chabot Submits Statement on Behalf of America’s Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) submitted the following statement for the record today at the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Member Day: “As this Committee is aware, our nation’s veterans make up a significant percentage of the American workforce. Many of our nation’s heroes exit military service and choose to begin a new undertaking: opening a business,” said Chairman Steve Chabot. “In fact, there are an estimated 2.5 million nonfarm firms in the United States owned by veterans, and 99 percent of... [...]

How Small Business Owners Can Utilize Intellectual Property Protections

WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Committee on Small Business heard from a panel of small business representatives on how small business owners can capitalize and safeguard their hard work and innovation through intellectual property protections. “Our nation’s small business owners are essential to producing new, creative, and ground-breaking products and ideas that strengthen our nation’s economy,” said Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “However, the process for obtaining intellectual property protections can be daunting even for the most exp... [...]

Chairman Chabot Earns Small Business Council of America 2018 Congressional Award

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement when presented the Small Business Council of America 2018 Congressional Award for his significant efforts on behalf of America’s 30 million small businesses: “I’ve been privileged to serve on the House Committee on Small Business every year that I’ve been in Congress. Since 2015, I’ve had the unique opportunity to be in the front seat of our ever changing economy as Chairman of the Committee. Our nation’s entrepreneurs and innov... [...]

SBC Examines How Small Businesses Empower People with Developmental Disabilities

WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Committee on Small Business heard testimony from a panel of small business owners and experts on developmental disabilities on how those with differing abilities have an essential role in the small business economy. “One segment of American society that is often overlooked when discussing economic opportunities through new job growth is the special needs community,” said Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “Given the innovation, flexibility, and diversity of small businesses, they can offer inclusive environment... [...]

SBC Examines the Small Business Travel and Tourism Industries

WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access heard from a panel of small business owners and industry experts on the economic impact of small businesses in the travel and tourism industries. “According to the United States Travel Association, an impressive 83 percent of businesses in the travel and tourism industries are considered small businesses,” said Subcommittee Chairman Dave Brat (R-VA). “And while small businesses are frequently the ones that take you from desti... [...]