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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…

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…

Chairman Williams Issues Subpoena to SBA for Agency’s Refusal to Comply with Investigation into Decision to End Collection on Pandemic Loans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, subpoenaed the Small Business Administration (SBA) regarding the Committee’s investigation into the agency’s decision to end collection on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loans (COVID EIDL) valued at $100,000 or less and the decision not…

Committee Pressure Reverses NASA Decision, Allowing Small Business Consideration in $63 Billion Contract

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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 commending NASA for reversing their procurement decisions related to the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts (SEWP VI GWAC) solicitation. “After hearing concerns in January about how contracting…

Committee on Small Business Holds Hearing Examining the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Voter Registration Efforts in the State of Michigan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Chairman Roger Williams (R-TX) led a full Committee on Small Business hearing titled “Weaponizing Federal Resources: Exposing the SBA’s Voter Registration Efforts.” Chairman Williams issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s hearing. “Yesterday’s hearing was an extremely important step in conducting oversight over the SBA’s electioneering efforts,…

WTAS: Stakeholders React to Committee on Small Business Report on Agency Compliance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On May 22nd, Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, along with the Republican Members of the Committee, released a staff report detailing the Biden Administration’s failure to comply with the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA). The following three statements are from industry experts and stakeholders who applauded Chairman…

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…

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,…

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…

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…