Subcommittee Hearings

Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access

Innovation as a Catalyst for New Jobs
On Thursday April 18, 2013, at 10:00 A.M., the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access held a hearing titled, Innovation as a Catalyst for New Jobs. The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing was to examine how to bolster America's competitiveness and propel economic growth through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Tom Rice (R-SC)

Witnesses and Testimony:

  • Ms. Julie Lenzer Kirk, Co-Chair, Startup Maryland, Columbia, MD

  • Mr. Steve Johnson, President and CEO, CreatiVasc, Greenville, SC

  • Mr. Jack Roach, Director, Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology, Florence, SC

  • Michael D. McGeary, Co-Founder Engine Advocacy, San Francisco, CA
  • Additional Items:

  • Hearing Notice
  • Witness List
  • Hearing Memo
  • Press Release
  • Hearing Video