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Committee on Small Business Activity: The Week of February 12th

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FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: The House Committee on Small Business will hold a subcommittee hearing titled “Burdensome Regulations: Examining the Impact of EPA Regulations on Main Street.” In this hearing, Members will take a close look at how overregulation from the EPA is negatively impacting small businesses and harming American industry. DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, February 14th at 10:00 AM…

Committee on Small Business Holds Hearing Examining SBA Size Standards

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Roger Williams (R-TX) led a full Committee on Small Business hearing titled “Under the Microscope: Reviewing the SBA’s Small Business Size Standards.” Chairman Williams issued the following statement after today’s hearing. “Today’s hearing shed a light on how small businesses often get boxed out of the federal procurement marketplace,” said Chairman…

Committee on Small Business Activity: The Week of February 5th

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FULL COMMITTEE HEARING – The House Committee on Small Business will hold a full committee hearing titled “Under the Microscope: Reviewing the SBA’s Small Business Size Standards.” In this hearing, Members will take a closer look at how the Small Business Administration (SBA) defines a small business and the impacts it has in the federal procurement marketplace. DATE AND TIME:…

Chairman Williams, Vice Chairman Luetkemeyer, Reps. Meuser and Bean Write to DOL Over New Rule Negatively Impacting Main Street

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, along with Reps. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, Dan Meuser (R-PA), and Aaron Bean (R-FL), wrote to the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding a new contracting rule that would make life more difficult for Main Street. This letter…

Chairman Williams’ Bill to Go After Stolen Pandemic Loan Funds Heads to House Floor

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, released the following statement after his bill, H.R. 7129, The Put America on Commission Act of 2024, passed out of Committee. “The SBA’s Office of Inspector General estimates that $200 billion dollars in fraud flowed through the pandemic lending programs,” said Chairman…

House Committee on Small Business Unanimously Reports Nine Bipartisan Bills Favorably to the House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, led a full Committee markup where all nine bills considered were passed by the Committee. Chairman Williams issued the following statement after today’s markup. “Today’s markup shows that this Committee is committed to producing commonsense, bipartisan legislation,” said…

Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development Holds Hearing Focusing on Impact of Entrepreneurs and Employees with Disabilities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Molinaro (R-NY), Chairman of the Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development, held a hearing titled “Pathways to Success: Supporting Entrepreneurs and Employees with Disabilities.” Subcommittee Chairman Molinaro issued the following statement after the hearing: “Nearly 80% of individuals with…

Committee on Small Business Activity: The Week of January 29th

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SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: The House Committee on Small Business will hold a subcommittee hearing titled “Pathways to Success: Supporting Entrepreneurs and Employees with Disabilities.” In this hearing, Members will hear from various witnesses how entrepreneurs and employees with disabilities are strong contributors to our economy. DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, January 30th at 10:00 AM LOCATION:…

Chairman Williams, Rep. LaLota Write to Department of Veterans Affairs Over Limited Awards Made in New Contract Vehicle

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, along with Congressman Nick Lalota, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure, wrote to the Department of Veterans Affairs over concerns with the limited number of awards made in the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation 2 (T4NG2)…

Chairman Williams Pens Letter to FTC Regarding New Rule Negatively Impacting Car Dealers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, wrote to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over concerns with a new rule that would negatively impact small car dealerships. This letter builds on the House Committee on Small Business’ work to ensure federal agencies adhere to the Regulatory Flexibility Act and Small Business…