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  • 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

  • SBC Observes National Cyber Security Awareness Month
    Posted in Press Releases on October 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement to recognize October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month: “Digital technology allows small businesses to sell their products and services all over the world and plays a vital role in our nation’s economy. With 81 percent of small businesses concerned by a potential cyber-attack, but only 63 percent having the most basic cybersecurity measures in place, it’s imperative we are... Read more

  • Chabot Praises Record Unemployment Rate and Higher Wages
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the United States Department of Labor reported that 134,000 jobs were added in September with unemployment hitting a 49-year low at 3.7 percent. In addition, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) reported that 37 percent of firms are offering higher compensation in September, which is further underscored by the 2.8 percent wage increase generated in 2017. "It... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Recognizes National Women’s Small Business Month
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    October is National Women’s Small Business Month. The Committee on Small Business celebrates all entrepreneurs and wants to take time to recognize the 11.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, which support almost 9 million jobs. Women-owned businesses generate $1.6 trillion in annual revenue and are starting five times faster than the national average. This is good news for our economic landscape. In celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month, Chairman Chabot (R-OH) re... Read more

  • WATCH: Chairman Chabot Applauds the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act, which will greatly benefit America’s small businesses, entrepreneurs, and startups. Click here to watch the video online. As Prepared for Delivery: “Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act. “As Chairman of the Small Business Committee, I have closely ex... Read more

  • SBC Explores the Economic Impact on Minority-Owned Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access held a hearing to examine how the recent economic expansion is affecting minority-owned small businesses. The hearing focused on how regulatory and tax changes have renewed small business optimism and benefited small business owners. “This morning we had an excellent panel to discuss how the recent surge in economic growth, and the policies enacted this Congress, have impacted minor... Read more

  • SBC Examines Workforce Shortage in Aviation Industry
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting, Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce held a hearing to examine the pilot and mechanic shortage in the aviation industry, specifically within small businesses. While the shortage has been widely documented, the impact to small firms operating as part of this pipeline remains unexamined. “With airlines growing and their need for pilots and mechanics ever increasing, small businesses are particularly vulnerable to losing their workforce... Read more

  • House Passes 9 Bipartisan Small Business Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Contracting, International Trade, Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the House passed nine bipartisan bills, ranging from legislation making it easier for small businesses to access capital to expanding contracting opportunities. “I am pleased the House passed these nine common-sense, bipartisan bills to help America’s 30 million small businesses and those they employ. These bills will ensure small businesses’ have access to capital, making it... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Welcomes Rep. Balderson to the Small Business Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after welcoming Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) to the Committee: “Congressman Balderson’s experience with his family-owned farm and automotive dealership, coupled with his service as an Ohio State Senator, will make him an asset to our Committee. We value his insight on small business issues and I look forward to working together to ensure small businesses in Ohio and across the countr... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Applauds NLRB’s Decision to Restore Joint Employer Standard
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON – This week, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published its proposed rule on the joint-employer standard: “The NLRB’s decision to restore the joint-employer standard is welcome news for small businesses everywhere. Job creators and innovators deserve certainty that they can continue to operate their businesses locally and independently. The Obama-era scheme jeopardizes small ... Read more