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  • Small Business Committee Members Introduce Bipartisan Small Business Saturday Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Members of the House Small Business Committee joined together to introduce a bipartisan House resolution recognizing the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 24, 2018, as “Small Business Saturday.” “Small Business Saturday is an incredible opportunity for communities to rally around the more than 30 million small businesses during the holiday season,” said Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “With two out of three net new jobs generated from small business... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Recognizes National Veterans Small Business Week
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement in recognition of National Veterans Small Business Week; November 5-9, 2018. According to the United States Small Business Administration, there are 2.5 million veteran-owned small businesses in the United States, with a 3 percent growth from 2007-2012. “Our nation’s heroes work hard to preserve and protect the homeland. They deserve to have the necessary resources to bring their b... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Praises Jobs, Wage Growth, and Economic Boost
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the United States Department of Labor announced an additional 250,000 jobs were added in October. “With 250,000 jobs added this October, unemployment remaining at 3.7 percent, and wage growth at the fastest pace in a decade, America's 30 million small businesses are experiencing a boost in economic growth like never before. I’m pleased to see the positive effects of our econo... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Celebrates Rule to Increase Access to Health Care Options for Small Business
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the proposed rule on Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA) by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury was published on October 29. “Since 2013, the year before many of Obamacare’s regulations and mandates took effect, premiums have doubled for Obamacare’s individual health insurance plans. For this reason, this rule is vital for the health of America’... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Voices Support for Ohio Franchise Network
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after meeting with local members of the Ohio Franchise Business Network in Cincinnati, Ohio. The International Franchise Association invited Chairman Chabot to this meeting to update members on legislation affecting small business franchises. “Franchises bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, local communities, and brands by the opportunity they offer job creators. With 7.6 mill... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Puts Ohio Women Entrepreneurs in Focus
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON – This week, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) held a roundtable in Lebanon, Ohio, to examine the challenges and successes of women small business owners. The roundtable also celebrated the opening of the first Small Business Administration (SBA) Women’s Business Center (WBC) in Cincinnati. “While we on the House Small Business Committee celebrate all entrepreneurs, in October we also like to highlight the specific achievements of women-led companies. Wome... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Statement on Strong GDP Indicating Continued Economic Growth
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON – House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the gross domestic product (GDP) showed an annual growth rate of 3.5 percent in Q3: “Today’s report is a clear indicator that America’s small business owners and their employees are experiencing continued growth with consumer spending on the rise. This increase in consumer spending has a direct and positive impact on our nation’s 30 million small businesses. There’s no question that... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Women’s Business Ownership Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement on the 30th anniversary of H.R. 5050, (Public Law 100-533), the Women’s Business Ownership Act, becoming law: “Women-owned and led businesses are growing at an extraordinary pace and we need to keep doing what we can to ensure their success. Before the law was passed women not only had few resources available to them as entrepreneurs, but even had to get a husband or male relative to co-s... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Receives Champion of Small Business Investing Award
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) received the Champion of Small Business Investing Award from the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA) for his support of small business access to capital. “I am honored to receive an award helping small businesses gain the capital they need to start and grow their companies. Often when small business owners are struggling to finance their companies, the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program steps in ... Read more

  • 1 In, 12 Out: Chairman Praises Administration’s Regulatory Rollback
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced that President Trump’s regulatory reform efforts have saved Americans $23 billion in FY 2018. “As Chairman of the House Small Business Committee, I have been diligently working with the Administration to identify the impact new regulations have on small businesses, so we can effectively reduce unnecessary costs... Read more