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Chairman Williams’ Response to the Assassination Attempt of President Trump

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, issued the following statement in response to the assassination attempt of President Trump. “My colleagues and I are praying for President Trump,” said Chairman Williams. “We are very thankful for the quick response from our law enforcement on this heinous act.” ###

Chairman Williams, Committee Republicans Pen Letter to DOI Regarding New Prohibitions on Oil and Gas Leases

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, along with Vice Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and Reps. Pete Stauber (MN-08), Dan Meuser (PA-09), and Aaron Bean (FL-04), wrote to Secretary Deb Haaland of the Department of the Interior (DOI) regarding new prohibitions on oil and gas leases. Chairman Williams issued the following...

Chairman Williams, Republican Members from Michigan Write to Michigan Department of State Over SBA Electioneering

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, along with all Republican Members of Congress from Michigan, penned a letter to Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson regarding the state’s partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as it relates to voter registration efforts. Chairman Williams and Congresswoman...

Chairman Williams: “Main Street Realities: Examining the Current Economic Landscape in America”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Small Business is holding a full committee hearing titled “Main Street Realities: Examining the Current Economic Landscape in America.” Chairman Williams’ opening statement as prepared for delivery: Good morning, everyone, and welcome to today’s hearing where we’ll be focusing on the current economic realities impacting Main Street America. These ty...

Chairman Williams and Chairman Comer Pen Letter to SBA Regarding the Supreme Court Ruling Overturning Chevron Doctrine

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, and Congressman James Comer (KY-01), Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability, wrote to the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Isabella Guzman, regarding the Supreme Court ruling in Loper Enterprises v. Raimondo overturning its decision...

Committee on Small Business Holds Hearing Examining the State of Small Business Amid Unprecedented Economic Challenges

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Roger Williams (R-TX) led a full Committee on Small Business hearing titled “Main Street Realities: Examining the Current Economic Landscape in America.” Chairman Williams issued the following statement regarding today’s hearing. “Today’s hearing confirmed what we have heard from so many small business owners: the Biden Administration’s agenda is only making life...

Committee on Small Business Announces July Hearing Schedule

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Small Business announced its July hearing schedule. Full Committee Hearing: “Main Street Realities: Examining the Current Economic Landscape in America” Date & Time: Wednesday, July 10th at 10:00 AM ET Location: Hearing Room, 2360 Rayburn House Office Building Joint Subcommittee Hearing with Veterans’ Affairs: “Leveling the Playing Field: Examining ...

Chairman Williams Issues Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Overturning Chevron Doctrine

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled in Loper Enterprises v. Raimondo to overturn its decision in Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council. “Main Street America has felt the weight of President Biden’s administrative state since the day he stepped into the Ov...

Chairman Williams: “Under the Microscope: Examining the Censorship-Industrial Complex and its Impact on American Small Businesses”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Small Business is holding a full committee hearing titled “Under the Microscope: Examining the Censorship-Industrial Complex and its Impact on American Small Businesses.” Chairman Williams’ opening statement as prepared for delivery: Good morning, and welcome to today’s hearing which will examine how the federal government is tipping the scales agai...

Committee on Small Business Holds Hearing Examining the Censorship-Industrial Complex and its Impact on American Small Businesses

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Roger Williams (R-TX) led a full Committee on Small Business hearing titled “Under the Microscope: Examining the Censorship-Industrial Complex and its Impact on American Small Businesses.” Chairman Williams issued the following statement regarding today’s hearing. “For over a year now, the Committee has been investigating the federal government’s efforts to inter...

Chairman Williams, Senator Ernst Issue Statement on Funding Circle

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, along with Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, issued the following joint statement on Funding Circle voluntarily withdrawing their Small Business Lending Company (SBLC) license. “As we have been saying from the momen...

Chairman Williams Issues Subpoena to State Department and Global Engagement Center (GEC) for Refusal to Comply with Investigation into Censorship

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, subpoenaed the State Department and GEC for documents related to the Committee’s investigation into government-funding of companies who interfere with the ability of American small businesses to compete online because of their lawful speech. These actions were necessary because of t...

SMALL BUSINESS SNAPSHOT

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In the month of June, small business owners continued to identify inflation as the single most important problem for them in operating their business, as upward price pressures continue to increase expenses and lower profitability. In addition to inflation remaining a top problem for small businesses, a persistently strong labor market is making it more difficult for small businesses to fill openi...

Chairman Williams Op-Ed: Biden admin turning this federal agency into a Dem get-out-the-vote machine

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following Op-Ed by Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, appeared in Fox News this morning. “The Founding Fathers feared a system of government where the executive branch is able to wield the power of the federal bureaucracy to interfere with elections. Unfortunately, President Biden has directed every federal agency to do jus...

House Passes Four Bipartisan Bills to Help America’s Entrepreneurs Succeed

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed four small business bills favorably out of the chamber under suspension. H.R. 7988, the Small Business Procurement and Utilization Reform Act of 2024 – sponsored by Reps. Stauber (MN-08) and Gluesenkamp Perez (WA-03). · This bill grades agencies on the number of contracts awarded to small businesses for the very first time, bringin...