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  • How Small Business Owners Can Utilize Intellectual Property Protections
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Committee on Small Business heard from a panel of small business representatives on how small business owners can capitalize and safeguard their hard work and innovation through intellectual property protections. “Our nation’s small business owners are essential to producing new, creative, and ground-breaking products and ideas that strengthen our nation’s economy,” said Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “However, the process for obtaining intellectual property... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Earns Small Business Council of America 2018 Congressional Award
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Yesterday, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement when presented the Small Business Council of America 2018 Congressional Award for his significant efforts on behalf of America’s 30 million small businesses: “I’ve been privileged to serve on the House Committee on Small Business every year that I’ve been in Congress. Since 2015, I’ve had the unique opportunity to be in the front seat of our ever changing economy as Chairman of t... Read more

  • SBC Examines How Small Businesses Empower People with Developmental Disabilities
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Committee on Small Business heard testimony from a panel of small business owners and experts on developmental disabilities on how those with differing abilities have an essential role in the small business economy. “One segment of American society that is often overlooked when discussing economic opportunities through new job growth is the special needs community,” said Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “Given the innovation, flexibility, and diversity of smal... Read more

  • SBC Examines the Small Business Travel and Tourism Industries
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform , Access to Capital, Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access heard from a panel of small business owners and industry experts on the economic impact of small businesses in the travel and tourism industries. “According to the United States Travel Association, an impressive 83 percent of businesses in the travel and tourism industries are considered small businesses,” said Subcommittee Chairman Dave Brat (R-VA). “And while small businesse... Read more

  • BREAKING: Chabot Hails Passage of 7 Key Bipartisan Small Business Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Today, Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH), made the following statement upon House passage of 7 bipartisan small business bills: “I applaud the bipartisan work our Committee and the full House has done to safeguard America’s 30 million small businesses,” said Chairman Chabot. “Whether the issue is cybersecurity, women’s entrepreneurship, or strong agency oversight, the Committee is determined to make sure that small businesses are at the forefront of our national economic conversation. Thes... Read more

  • SBC Presses Agencies on Why Few are Abiding by Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON—This week, Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Ranking Member Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) sent letters to several heads of agencies on why their agencies have not been adhering to federal law requiring them to comply with Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA). Section 212 of SBREFA requires agencies to publish a small entity compliance guide for every rule that has a significant impact on a substantial number of small businesses under the Regulatory... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot: When Small Businesses are Strong, America is Strong
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    "Every business, no matter the size, started as an idea and there is no doubt that starting a small business takes true grit and courage. It’s my honor to fight on behalf of America’s 30 million small businesses," said Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). "Employing nearly 48 percent of the private sector and creating almost 62 percent of new jobs, small businesses truly represent the American innovative spirit. These “mom and pop” shops make our neighborhoods thrive, and without them the economic wel... Read more

  • SBC Examines Mid-Size Businesses: Too Big to be Small, Too Small to be Big
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Contracting

    WASHINGTON – Today, Members of the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce held a hearing to examine the challenges businesses face when their company surpasses being classified as a small business and enters the mid-tier market. “Mid-size firms are significant job creators and foster much-needed competition for industry leaders,” said Subcommittee Chairman Steve Knight (R-CA). “Unfortunately, mid-size contractors, particularly emergent or newly-graduated firms, fac... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Introduces 2018 National Small Business Week Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—The Leaders of the House Committee on Small Business this evening introduced H. Res. 840, celebrating next week as National Small Business Week. “Every day I hear the stories of hard working Americans who wake up at the crack of dawn and sacrifice so much to achieve their dreams,” said Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “Employing nearly 48 percent of the private sector and creating almost 62 percent of new jobs, small businesses truly represent the American innovative spirit. When small b... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Analyzes American Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Rural America, Environment

    WASHINGTON—Today, Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) convened a full Committee hearing to examine the small business perspective of the development and use of America’s infrastructure. The witnesses delved into how surface transportation and access to broadband promote economic growth among small businesses. “Innovations are transforming the movement of people, goods, and services. But it appears that our current transportation infrastructure system is stuck in a different generation,” said Chairman S... Read more