Media Advisories

REVISED: This Week at Small Business

MEDIA ADVISORY:
*Revised Schedule* This Week at Small Business

WASHINGTON -  The Small Business Committee will hold the following hearings this week:

​Full Committee Hearing​ *TODAY*
Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH)
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:00 A.M.
2360 Rayburn House Office Building

Building an Opportunity Economy: State of Small Business and Entrepreneurship 
On Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:00 A.M., the Committee on Small Business will hold a hearing titled, ​​​Building an Opportunity Economy: The State of Small Business and Entrepreneurship."  The hearing will be held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will be webstreamed live HERE.

The hearing will examine the health and vibrancy of the American economy, particularly as it pertains to the creation, sustainability, and future growth of small businesses.

Witnesses 

  • Mr.  Jon Clifton, Partner, Managing Director, Government Division, Gallup, Washington, DC
  • Ms.  Cynthia Kay, Owner and President, Cynthia Kay and Company, Grand Rapids, MI
    (Testifying on behalf of National Small Business Association)  
  •  Mr.  David Burton, Senior Fellow in Economy Policy, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC


Subcommittee Hearing *POSTPONED*

Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access

Chairman Tom Rice (R-SC)
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. -- ​POSTPONED; date TBD
2360 Rayburn House Office Building

Improving Capital Access Programs within the SBA
On Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 10:00 A.M., the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access will hold a hearing titled,  "Improving Capital Access Programs within the SBA." The hearing will be held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing will be webstreamed live HERE.

The purpose of the hearing is to examine capital access programs within the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Witnesses

·   Ms. Barbara Vohryzek, President and CEO, National Association of Development Companies (NADCO), Washington, DC

·   Mr. Brett Palmer, President, Small Business Investor Alliance, Washington, DC

·  Mr. Richard Bradshaw, President, Specialized Lending, United Community Bank, Greenville, SC
    (Testifying on behalf of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL))
 

·  Dr. Scott Shane, A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Professor of Economics, Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management, Cleveland, OH

Members of the press interested in covering any of these hearings should contact Kelley McNabb or Adam Scheidler 

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