National Small Business Week


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Chairman Graves Previews National Small Business Week

Monday, May 16, 2011

OP-ED: The Only Way to Grow Our Economy Is to Grow Small Businesses, by Chairman Sam Graves

NEWS REPORT: BizJournals: On a Mission to Grow America's Small Businesses

-Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) holds Small Business Roundtable in Rock Hill, SC, 11:00am

-Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY) holds “Coffee with your Congressman” Small Business Roundtable Discussion in Clinton, N.Y. 12:30pm

-Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) holds Small Business Listening Session in Schaumburg, IL, 5:00pm

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

OP-ED: Taxes & Gov’t Overreach Are Strangling American Small Businesses, by Rep. Joe Walsh

NEWS REPORT: Northwest Herald: Walsh Launches Listening Tour for Small Businesses

NEWS REPORT: WRCB-TV: Rep. Fleischmann encourages small business growth with a new initiative

-Rep. Jeff Landry (R-LA)  holds Small Business Forum in New Iberia, LA, 10:00am
-Rep. Allen West (R-FL) holds Small Business Advisory Committee Roundtable, Boca Raton, 4:00pm    
-Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) holds Small Business Listening Session, McHenry, IL, 6:00pm

-Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN) hosts Small Business Owner Award Program Announcement, Cleveland, TN, 8:00am

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

OP-ED: Human Events: Small Businesses Need Expanded Domestic Energy Production by Rep. Jeff Landry

VIDEO, NEWS REPORT: Rep. Fleischmann Introduces Economic Excellence Award

NEWS REPORT: Cleveland Daily Banner: Rep. Fleischmann Introduces New Economic Excellence Award for Small Businesses

RADIO INTERVIEW: Rep. Ellmers on The Lars Larson Show Discussing Her District Small Business Forums 

Rep. Chabot Thanks Small Businesses For Their Contributions To The American Economy

Thursday, May 19, 2011

OP-ED: Washington Times: Business Will Step Up When Obama Backs Off, by Chairman Sam Graves

OP-ED: Daily Caller: Inactivity on Trade is Leaving American Small Businesses Behind, by Rep. Allen West

NEWS REPORT: Sun-Sentinel: Congressman Allen West assembles small business advisory panel 

NEWS REPORT: Associated Press: Coffman Meeting with Business Owners

NEWS REPORT: Littleton Independent: Coffman to Host Small Business Listening Session

RADIO INTERVIEW: Rep. Fleischmann Discusses Runaway Spending and Regulations Stalling Small Business Job Creation

NEWS REPORT: Fox News: Small Business Owners Sitting on Cash?

-Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) holds Small Business Listening Session, Barrington, IL, 7:30am

-Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) holds Small Business Tour & Listening Meeting, St Louis, MO, 10:00am

-Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) holds Small Business Listening Session, Littleton, CO, 10:00am
-Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) holds Small Business Listening Forum, Clayton, NC, 12:00pm

-Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) holds Small Business Listening Session Gurnee, IL, 1:00pm 

-Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) holds Small Business Listening Forum, Longview, WA, 4:00pm

Friday, May 20, 2011

OP-ED: Townhall: Complying With ObamaCare Costs Small Businesses...Jobs, by Rep. Renee Ellmers

NEWS REPORT: Business News Daily: Small Business Wants Balanced Budget, GOP Lawmaker Says

NEWS REPORT: CNBC: Chairman Graves: Most of the President's Policies Have Hurt Small Business

VIDEO, NEWS REPORT: YNN-TV: Rep. Hanna visits Ithaca small business

NEWS REPORT: Rep. Herrera Beutler meets with local small business owners

-Rep. Allen West
(R-FL) holds Small Business Empowerment Forum, Deerfield Beach, FL, 8:00am

-Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD) holds Small Business Educational Forum, Westminster, MD 9:00 am

-Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) holds Small Business Luncheon, Winnsboro, SC, 12:00pm