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  • The Hill: Requiring Federal Regulators to Consider How Regulations Will Affect Small Businesses
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on December 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON – This week, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) wrote an op-ed with House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Senate Small Business Chairman Jim Risch (R-ID) and Senator James Lankford (R-OK) for The Hill on how Congress should do more when considering how regulations affect small businesses: Every day, millions of American small business owners and their employees work hard to develop products, provide services, and create jobs that grow our economy. ... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot on the Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Today, House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot made the following statement regarding H.R. 477, the Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act of 2017. “As Chairman of the Committee on Small Business, I frequently hear how regulations are preventing growth and expansion. The bill before us today addresses one of the many regulatory hurdles that stand in the way of small business development,” said Chairman Chabot. Chabot continued, “This... Read more

  • Cincinnati Business Courier: Helping Greater Cincinnati Minority Entrepreneurs Succeed
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on December 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital

    A decade ago, Ohio was considered a fly-over state. But today, the state is gaining ground on big startup regions. Cincinnati in particular has seen a number of changes in the past few years, including more capital, mentors, incubators and accelerators ready to guide the next generation of innovators. With a goal of pitching ideas to investors during a demo day – think “Shark Tank” – accelerators put entrepreneurs through a fixed-term, group-based program that focuses on mentorships. Though the ... Read more

  • Highway to Headache: Federal Regulations Affecting the Small Trucking Industry
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing to examine how federal regulations affect the small trucking industry and explore ways to provide regulatory relief to them. “With many regulations taking a one-size-fits-all approach, small trucking companies are forced to comply with expensive, confusing, and time-consuming regulations. This is not only costing small businesses, but America’s economy as a whole, through lost time and delays in receiving all types of goods... Read more

  • House Small Business Committee Welcomes Rep. John Curtis
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement following the appointment of Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) to the Committee: “From serving the city of Provo, Utah, to building a multi-million dollar business, Rep. Curtis will make a great addition to the our committee, bringing his experience as a small business owner to help our nation’s small companies. We look forward to working with him.” After being named to the Committee, Curtis... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Votes in Favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement following the House passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “As Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, I want to ensure the tax code works for our nation’s job creators, not against them. H.R. 1 will reduce taxes for small businesses from a top rate of almost 40 percent down to 25 percent, and includes an additional, lower tax rate of 9 percent for the smallest of... Read more

  • Promoting Greater Information Sharing for Stronger Cybersecurity
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing to examine how federal agencies can encourage greater information sharing with small businesses and provide timely assistance and resources when a cyber attack on a small business occurs. “This Committee has heard from experts, government officials, and small business owners on numerous occasions that cyber threats remain a top concern for America’s small business community. Information sharing is a fundamental component fo... Read more

  • Mid-Sized Businesses: Too Big to be Small and Too Small to be Big
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Access to Capital, Contracting, Technology

    WASHINGTON—Today, Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and the House Committee on Small Business held a bipartisan roundtable to hear from advanced small and mid-tier businesses and industry experts on the challenges to growth and success. “After a small business has proven its success by growing out of its small size standard, it exists in a murky limbo – it is too large to benefit from small business set-asides, yet is too small to compete with billion dollar firms,” said Chairman Steve Chabot. “Our g... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Applauds Small Business Legislation in NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement regarding the passage of the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report: “Not only does the NDAA include the largest pay increase for our nation’s armed forces, it also is a win for America’s 29 million small businesses,” said Chairman Steve Chabot. “Small businesses play a vital and indispensable role in providing for the common defense, and I thank both Cham... Read more

  • ICYMI: Chairman Chabot Talks Veterans and Small Businesses in The Hill
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on November 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital

    WASHINGTON – Last week, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) wrote an op-ed for the Hill on veterans starting small businesses once they return from the battlefield, and the tools they need to succeed. “When our nation’s military men and women return home after service, they not only deserve our gratitude, but often times need our help. Many who return do so with the dream of starting their own business. Not surprisingly, those who have served in the military already po... Read more