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Chairman Williams, Senator Ernst Issue Statements on Release of SBA-Michigan MOU

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, released the full Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Michigan Department of State (MDOS), along with relevant Committee evidence regarding the ongoing investigation. Chairman Williams and Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), Ranking Member of ...

Chairman Williams: “Burdensome Regulations: Examining the Biden Administration’s Failure to Consider Small Businesses”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Small Business is holding a full committee hearing titled “Burdensome Regulations: Examining the Biden Administration’s Failure to Consider Small Businesses.” Chairman Williams’ opening statement as prepared for delivery: Good morning, and welcome to today’s hearing which will focus on how the Biden Administration’s burdensome regulatory agenda has ...

Chairman Williams Condemns the SBA for Failing to Sell the COVID EIDL Portfolio as Directed

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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 U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced its intention to not sell the COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) portfolio as advised by independent consultants. “A third-party consultant, paid for by taxpayer dollars, recommended the ...

Committee on Small Business Holds Hearing Examining the Biden Administration’s Failure to Consider Small Businesses in the Regulatory Process

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Roger Williams (R-TX) led a full Committee on Small Business hearing titled “Burdensome Regulations: Examining the Biden Administration’s Failure to Consider Small Businesses.” Chairman Williams issued the following statement after today’s hearing. “Since day one, this Administration has unleashed a regulatory onslaught on Main Street,” said Chairman Williams. “W...

Committee on Small Business Releases Report on Federal Agency Compliance with RFA

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, released a full staff report on the Committee’s 15-month investigation into federal agencies’ compliance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA). Chairman Williams issued the following statement. “This 15-month long investigation conducted by our Committee demonstrates how federal age...

Committee on Small Business Announces June Hearing Schedule

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Small Business announced its June hearing schedule. Full Committee Hearing: “Weaponizing Federal Resources: Exposing the SBA’s Voter Registration Efforts” · Date & Time: Tuesday, June 4th at 10:00 AM ET · Location: Hearing Room, 2360 Rayburn House Office Building Full Committee Hearing: “Under the Microscope: Examining the Censorship-Industrial Comp...

Chairman Williams, Rep. Van Duyne Write to GEC to Further Investigation into Censorship

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, along with Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne (TX-24), Chairman of the Small Business Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations, wrote to the State Department’s Global Engagement Center (GEC) to further investigate government censorship and revenue interference of America...

Chairman Williams, Senator Ernst Demand Documents on the SBA’s Voter Registration Activities and Political Travel

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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, wrote to the Small Business Administration (SBA) demanding additional documents on the SBA’s voter registration activities and political travel. Chairman Williams and Sen...

Letter to SBA re Voter Registration Press Releases

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LETTER – The House Committee on Small Business Chairman Roger Williams and Senate Committee on Small Business And Entrepreneurship Ranking Member Joni K. Ernst wrote to Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman of the Small Business Administration (SBA), regarding the investigation the SBA's activities involving voter registration and political travel. May 16, 2024 Read the full letter here.

Letter 5 to Global Engagement Center

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LETTER – Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, along with Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne (TX-24), Chairman of the Small Business Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations, wrote to the State Department’s Global Engagement Center (GEC) to further investigate government censorship and revenue interference of American small businesses by...

Chairman Williams: “Under the Microscope: Reviewing Key SBA Programs with Associate Administrator Frost”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Small Business is holding a full committee hearing titled “Under the Microscope: Reviewing Key SBA Programs with Associate Administrator Frost.” Chairman Williams’ opening statement as prepared for delivery: Good morning and welcome to today’s hearing which will focus on oversight of the SBA’s Office of Credit Risk Management. This office oversees t...

Chairman Williams, Senator Ernst Issue Statement on SBA Refusal to Comply, Importance of Congressional Oversight

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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 the importance of Congressional oversight and the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) refusal to comply with document requests a...

Committee on Small Business Holds Hearing Reviewing Key SBA Programs

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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: Reviewing Key SBA Programs with Associate Administrator Frost.” Chairman Williams issued the following statement after today’s hearing. “Today’s hearing was especially important as this Committee continues conducting oversight of all aspects of the SBA,” said Chairm...

Letter to FTC re RFA Fees

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LETTER - The House Committee on Small Business wrote to Chair Lina Khan of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding so called "Junk Fee" rulemakings and their impact on small businesses. May 9, 2024 Read the full letter here.

Letter to CFPB re RFA NFS Fee

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LETTER – The House Committee on Small Business wrote to Director Rohit Chopra of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding the CFPB's proposed rule prohibiting the charging on nonsufficient funds fees in instantaneously declined transactions and its impact on small financial institutions. May 9, 2024 Read the full letter here.