WASHINGTON, D.C. – On January 9, 2023, Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX) issued the following statement on being selected to serve as the Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business.
“As a life-long small business owner, I am both humbled and honored to serve as Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business,” said Chairman Williams. “From out-of-control inflation to broken supply… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, last week, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was signed into law for Fiscal Year 2022, which incorporated several small business provisions including:
Sec. 876: Protests and appeals relating to eligibility of business concerns
This provision requires small business concerns to update their status in the System for… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Ranking Member on the House Small Business Committee joined Charles Payne on Fox Business’ ‘Making Money’ to discuss Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s continued failure to appear in front of the House Small Business Committee to discuss the Paycheck Protection Program despite a legal obligation to do… Read more »
Senate approves Sen. Daines’s amendment protecting against tax hikes, preserving TCJA’s 20 percent small business tax deduction
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, House Small Business Committee Republican Leader Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), and Budget Committee… Read more »
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is under fire for missing an April deadline to testify before the House and Senate Small Business Committees, even though she is required to do so under the coronavirus relief bill law passed by Congress in December.
The $900 billion stimulus bill, which former President Donald Trump signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020, stipulates that the… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations held a hybrid hearing titled “Perspectives from Main Street: Raising the Wage” where Republican Members explained the negative impact a federal minimum wage mandate would have on our nation's small businesses. In addition to testimonials from… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, House Committee on Small Business Republican Members signed a letter sent to the Small Business Administration (SBA) requesting information on past and potential future Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) access for Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and other ineligible abortion-providing organizations.
Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Released yesterday, the MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index fourth quarter report showed an all-time high in overall optimism among American small business owners.
According to the Q4 report:
Overall optimism reached 71.3, up 0.6 points, the highest score since the survey’s inception in 2017
59 percent of small business owners say… Read more »
WASHINGTON – During the recent district work period, Republican Members of the House Committee on Small Business met with numerous local small business owners, who told them about the need for workforce development, the success of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and how they are reinvesting in their company and employees. Here are some highlights:
Rep. Amata Radewagen (R-AS) visited one of… Read more »