A note from Ranking Member Luetkemeyer at the end of "National Small Business Week"

This week, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing entitled, “National Small Business Week: Celebrating our Main Street Champions” where we heard from business owners from all over the country. Representing Missouri’s Third District was Jan Haviland, owner of the Haviland Corporation in Linn whose in-laws started this family business in 1946. They manufacture squeegees and, as small businesses do so well, continue to evolve with the changing demand as the industry does. Like many small businesses during the pandemic, Haviland not o... [...]

Committee Republicans send letter detailing Committee Democrats' partisan budget reconciliation overhaul

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, on Monday, House Committee on Small Business Republicans sent a letter to the Budget Committee outlining their opposition to the Democrats’ massive, partisan budget reconciliation overhaul. Committee Democrats blocked every single amendment proposed by Republican Members, denying small businesses the commonsense relief, deregulation, and oversight they deserve. According to the Republican Members’ letter, "For many years, the House Small Business Committee has been known to work together to pass legisla... [...]

Luetkemeyer Hosts Roundtable in Celebration of National Small Business Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, yesterday, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) hosted a roundtable with National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) members and Missouri business owners in observance of National Small Business Week. Ranking Member Luetkemeyer meets with MO-03 business owners to discuss the current state of the small business economy. “This week, National Small Business Week, we celebrate business owners who continue to invest in Missouri communities and propel our economy ... [...]

Luetkemeyer: National Small Business Week, Celebrating our Main Street Champions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in honor of "National Small Business Week," the House Committee on Small Business is holding a remote hearing titled, “National Small Business Week: Celebrating our Main Street Champions.” Ranking Member Luetkemeyer's opening statement as prepared for delivery: Thank you to all the small business owners who are with us today as we celebrate National Small Business Week, including my constituent Jan Haviland, Owner and President of Haviland Corp. Small business owners like you are the drivers of the United States econom... [...]

Luetkemeyer leads resolution recognizing National Small Business Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer led a resolution recognizing September 13, 2021 to September 17, 2021 as "National Small Business Week." This resolution was signed by all Committee Republicans. Small, local, and independently-owned businesses are the backbone of our nation's economy. "National Small Business Week" has been celebrated for over 50 years, and this week, the Small Business Committee continues to recognize the resiliency and dedication of our hardworking small business ow... [...]