WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) introduced two pieces of legislation to extend the statute of limitations for certain fraud cases involving the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.
“A core… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, Patrick McHenry (NC-10), and the top Republican on the House Small Business Committee, Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), sent a comment letter regarding the Treasury Department’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Requirements.
The Republican Leaders highlight… Read more »
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… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, Steve Chabot, released the following statement after the House overwhelmingly passed a $7.9 billion hurricane relief package in response to Hurricane Harvey:
“Unfortunately, this storm took many lives. These storms also devastated people’s businesses, possessions, and homes. They will need financial relief to… Read more »
15 Things That Remind You How Long It's Been
Since The Last Major Tax Reform
The tax code hasn't been overhauled since 1986 under President Ronald Reagan. That was nearly 30 years ago!
A lot has changed since then. See for yourself with these 1986 throwbacks.
1. The Legend of Zelda was released by Nintendo.
The Halo of its… Read more »
An Opportunity Economy Starts with Small Business
Small businesses are failing faster than they're starting up. Here's why that needs to change--and what we can do to make it happen.
By Rep. Steve Chabot
Running a small business is a tough job. As any entrepreneur… Read more »
On Monday, Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) hosted Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet on a walking tour of Cincinnati to meet with local small businesses.
Chabot and the Administrator visited businesses in the Over-the-Rhine community, met with startups at the Brandery, a local business… Read more »
Small Business and Politics: How Did Graves Do?
By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer
Small companies were still reeling from the recession in 2011 when Sam Graves became chairman of the House Small Business Committee. As the Missouri Republican prepares to leave his post, small business has a higher profile, partly because of the committee's legislation on issues like federal… Read more »
Congressional Quarterly: Graves: SBA Rule Change Would Hurt Small Businesses
November 19, 2014
By Shawn Zeller
House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves and the Small Business Administration are quarreling again over a new administration move to increase the size of firms eligible for government contracts set aside for small companies.
Graves, R-Mo., wrote this month… Read more »