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  • Committee Examines SBA OIG’s Review of the Microloan Program
    Posted in Articles on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Contracting

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Small Business Subcommittees on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations and Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access heard from agency officials from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) on the SBA’s September 28, 2017 report entitled, “Audit of SBA’s Microloan Program.” “Ultimately, SBA is supposed to make sure that the Microloan Program—a program there to help the littlest of the little guys—is actually fulfilling its purpose. Accordi... Read more

  • House Passes SBC Legislation to Boost Small Businesses Participation in Federal Research and Development
    Posted in Press Releases on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting, Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 2763, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Improvements Act, introduced by House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce Chairman Steve Knight (R-CA). Specifically, H.R. 2763 insists on greater agency accountability, including several hard reporting deadlines for participating agencies and for the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide future Congresses with better informatio... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Responds to Nomination of Chief Counsel for Advocacy at SBA
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON – House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the President nominated David Christian Tryon, a fellow Ohioan, as Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the Small Business Administration (SBA): “As the Administration and Congress continue to work together to relieve the regulatory burden on small businesses, it is critical that the SBA Office of Advocacy has someone at its helm to be the independent voice for small businesses within the ... Read more

  • High-Tech Agriculture in the Nation’s Heartland
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Rural America, Technology

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade heard from a panel of agricultural technology (agtech) and agribusiness professionals on the rapid development of agtech driven by the private sector. “Private sector participation in agtech research and development has surged in recent years. However, the most important stakeholders in any discussion of agtech are the farmers themselves. Small and family farmers cannot risk their time ... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Praises Budget Passage for Helping Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the House passed H. Con. Res. 71, the fiscal year 2018 budget resolution. “Today’s vote puts us one big step closer to a tax reform plan that will help our small businesses grow and create new jobs. Again and again we hear how the burdensome tax code impedes their ability to expand. But the resolution passed today, which includes reconciliation language, will allow us to move... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Encouraged By Save Local Business Act Progress
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement today after the Committee on Education and the Workforce marked up and passed out of Committee H.R. 3441, the "Save Local Business Act," of which he is an original co-sponsor: “I’m encouraged by the progress of this important bill. As I’ve mentioned before, small businesses have been hurting under this rule for more than two years. It created unnecessary confusion and burdensome challenge... Read more

  • Small Business Tax Reform: Modernizing the Code for the Nation’s Job Creators
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Small Business Committee heard from a panel of witnesses representing all sectors of small business on a key issue facing not only America’s 29 million small businesses, but also Congressional leaders—tax reform. “As the discussions surrounding tax reform echo in the Capitol, it is paramount that part of the conversation involves the job creators themselves – the startups; the entrepreneurs; and the small businesses that transform Main Streets across Americ... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Examines Benefits of 10,000 Small Businesses Program
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Health, Access to Capital, Energy, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Rural America, Contracting, International Trade, Workplace Issues, Technology, Disaster Assistance, Environment

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Vice-Ranking Member Alma Adams (D-NY) held a roundtable to discuss private sector entrepreneurial development programs, and, specifically, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative. Participants included Goldman Sachs executives, Community Development Financial Institution lenders, and small business owners who have utilized the entrepreneurial development program. The 10,000 Small Businesses program h... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Responds to Unified Plan to Fix Broken Tax Code
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the Trump Administration, the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Senate Committee on Finance released a unified framework to fix our broken tax code: “Today, we took a positive step toward fixing our broken tax code and helping provide relief to the tens of millions of small businesses across our country who continue to be held back by a broken system. Small businesse... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot and SBA Administrator McMahon Hold Roundtable in Cincinnati
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Health, Access to Capital, Energy, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Rural America, Contracting, International Trade, Workplace Issues, Technology, Disaster Assistance, Environment

    CINCINNATI – Today, Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Linda McMahon, and House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH), visited Cincinnati manufacturer Faxon Machining for a tour of the facility and for a roundtable discussion with several local small businesses. “I take every opportunity I can to hear straight from small businesses about what is working or what barriers they are still facing in the current economy. Not surprisingly, a majority of the businesses ... Read more