Hearings

Job Creation, Competition, and Small Business’ Role in the United States Economy





The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, “Job Creation, Competition, and Small Business’ Role in the United States Economy.”  The hearing will take place at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The hearing will provide Committee Members with the opportunity to discuss new research conducted by Goldman Sachs regarding the effect of access to capital on small firms’ growth and expansion.  The hearing will also explore economic trends that show small firms’ access to capital, particularly in large urban and remote rural areas, has been slower to recover.  Finally, the hearing will feature small business owners who have graduated from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, offering insight as to what private sector resources can be available to small firms seeking assistance to grow.   

Attachments 
1. Hearing Notice
2. Witness List
3. Hearing Memo
4. Opening Statement

Witnesses
Mr. Steven H. Strongin
Head, Global Investment Research Division
Goldman Sachs
New York, NY
Testimony
Disclosure 

Mr. JR Foster
President and CEO
Robert Louis Group
Cincinnati, OH
Testimony
Disclosure

Ms. Jessica Johnson-Cope
President
Johnson Security Bureau, Inc.
Bronx, NY
Testimony
Disclosure