WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting & Infrastructure held a hybrid hearing on “The 8(a) Program: Overview and Next Steps to Promote Small Business Success.”
Subcommittee Ranking Member Maria Salazar’s opening statement as prepared for delivery:
Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Contracting with the federal government is the American… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House Small Business Committee is holding a full hybrid hearing on the “Competition and the Small Business Landscape: Fair Competition and a Level Playing Field.”
Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer's opening statement as prepared for delivery:
Thank you again, Madam Chair, for the opportunity to honor the memory of Mr. Hagedorn. I would also like to thank… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure heard from experts and small business owners on the Defense Production Act (DPA) and the impact of its authorities on small contractors.
“The critical role small businesses play applies across the board to all DPA invocations whether it be for military preparedness, natural hazard… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted three bipartisan bills reported out of the Small Business Committee.
Following House passage of this legislation, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) said, “Our nation’s entrepreneurs and small business owners drive the economy, create jobs, and spur innovation. The bills passed by the… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, the President signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, which included several small business provisions. House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) served on the House-Senate Conference Committee.
“The provisions included in this year’s NDAA provide opportunities for small businesses in the… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure heard from experts on emerging technologies in the construction industry.
“Digitized construction technologies and processes can have a significant impact on a construction company’s productivity, but many small firms lack the resources to invest and maximize potential of these… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations heard from government and private sector witnesses on the state of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) program, particularly as it applies to tribes, Alaska Native Corporations, and Native Hawaiian Organizations.
“Utilization of the 8(a) program by these… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development heard from small business owners about the benefits of the SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), and Growth Accelerator Fund Competition programs.
“The SBIR and STTR programs bridge the gap between the fantastical and the… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business heard from small business contractors and experts on how the SBA’s 8(a) program operates and potential improvements to increase program effectiveness.
“The federal government, through the Small Business Act, recognizes that the opportunity for full participation in our free enterprise system by socially and economically… Read more »
Small Business Committee Passes 6 Bipartisan Bills
WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the House Committee on Small Business held a markup of legislation to amend the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act. All six bills passed through Committee on bipartisan votes.
"Our Committee has continued its work on important subjects like increasing access to capital for… Read more »