Ranking Member Chabot Floor Speech on the CARES Act

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) spoke on the House floor in support of the third package in response to the coronavirus, the CARES Act, and its provisions in support of small businesses. Remarks as prepared for delivery: I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, this is a critical time in our nation’s history. People are worried about their own health and that of their loved ones. They are wondering how long this new way of life will last. But people across our great nation are pul... [...]

Ranking Member Chabot Statement on the Signing of the CARES Act

WASHINGTON — Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after President Trump signed into law the CARES Act, the third piece of legislation in response to the coronavirus: “Small businesses across the United States are the torches that light America’s economy. When burning brightly, nothing can stop our nation. As we face the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19, we must ensure small businesses have the resources available to weather this storm. They are being forced to make tough... [...]

Small Business Committee Passes Four Bipartisan Bills

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business held a markup of legislation to strengthen several initiatives administered through the Small Business Act. All four bills passed through Committee by voice vote. “Our work here in our Committee continues to be of critical importance. Just yesterday, we held an exceptional hearing where we discussed, in depth, the effects the coronavirus has on our small businesses. And as each of us know here in this Committee: as the small business economy goes, so goes our national economy,” said Rank... [...]

Ranking Member Chabot Opening Statement at Hearing on Coronavirus Impact on Small Business

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business met for a hearing titled, “The Impact of Coronavirus on America’s Small Businesses.” Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Madam Chairwoman, for calling this hearing and for your early leadership on this issue. On January 30th, the World Health Organization declared coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, “a public health emergency of international concern.” On January 31st, Health and Human Services Secre... [...]

Ranking Member Chabot on Markup of Small Business Budget Views and Estimates for Fiscal Year 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, Members of the House Committee on Small Business approved its Budget Views and Estimates for Fiscal Year 2021. The Republican Members of the Committee will also submit Views and Estimates in addition to those submitted by the Full Committee. Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) made the following remarks: I want to first thank Chairwoman Velázquez and her staff for again working in a bipartisan manner on the Committee’s Budget Views and Estimates on the Small Business Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. I appreciate her ... [...]