Statements from Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and Ranking Member James Comer (R-KY) on President Biden revoking Executive Order 13771, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-KY) released the following statements on President Biden revoking Executive Order 13771, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs. "By revoking Executive Order13771on day one of his administration, President Biden is prioritizing his own bureaucratic regulatory agenda over the interests of American small businesses," said Ranking Member Luetkemeyer. "Doing awa... [...]

Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) statement on Joe Biden's COVID-19 stimulus proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) released the following statement on Joe Biden's COVID-19 stimulus proposal. “President-elect Biden’s stimulus proposal is nothing more than a liberal wish list that will prove to be unworkable for Main Street. Even before he takes office, Biden is solely focused on divisive, partisan policies. My focus is ensuring that small businesses have the tools and the freedom they deserve to thrive." ### [...]

Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) statement on Paycheck Protection Program timeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) released the following statement on the timeline for the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program. "The re-opening of the Paycheck Protection Program is vitally important for the American people, and I applaud the SBA and the Department of the Treasury for their efficient and timely work. While small businesses have been subject to the Democrats’ extreme shutdown policies throughout the pandemic, it is an encouraging sign that all small ... [...]

Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) statement on NFIB's December Small Business Economic Trends report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) released the following statement on NFIB's December Small Business Economic Trends report. “With last month’s small business optimism index falling 5.5 points, hitting the lowest index value since 1973, it is clear that our nation’s small businesses must be allowed to reopen to the American public. While Democrats across the country debilitate small businesses with overreaching shutdown regulations, hardworking men and women from coast to coast ... [...]

Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) statement on the reopening of the Paycheck Protection Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) released the following statement on the reopening of the Paycheck Protection Program. “I applaud the Small Business Administration and Treasury Department for their diligent efforts to reopen the Paycheck Protection Program to the American people under new guidelines. The PPP has proven to be an essential lifeline that small businesses from all backgrounds have utilized to stay afloat during the tough times we’ve faced. While Speaker Pelosi spen... [...]