Ranking Member Chabot Introduces Legislation Supporting the Smallest Businesses

WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) introduced the MICRO Business Success Act of 2020. This legislation will strengthen the resources available to businesses with 10 employees or fewer that have been hit hard by coronavirus-related shutdowns. “Over the past few months, I have personally visited more than 30 small businesses in the First District of Ohio and talked with dozens more across the nation. While programs like the Paycheck Protection Program have offered a lifeline to millions, it is... [...]

Small Business Subcommittee Examines Status of SBA Technology

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations heard from a Small Business Administration (SBA) official on the agency’s use of technology and response to technological issues. “This pandemic has underscored our reliance on modern technology to do almost anything and everything, from running a successful business and allowing employees to tele-work, to socializing while maintaining social distancing. Technology has been, and will continue to be, critical in allowing the priva... [...]

House-Passed Defense Authorization Bill Contains Key Small Business Wins

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes several provisions that will benefit small businesses. “Thanks to the hard work of a bipartisan group of my colleagues, the fiscal year 2021 NDAA contains several key small business victories,” said Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH). “As written, these provisions will slash red tape and ensure fair treatment for small contractors.” All or part of the following bills were included in the ... [...]

Ranking Member Chabot’s Opening Remarks at SBA/Treasury Oversight Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business heard from top administration officials on federal small business relief programs, including the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. Here are the prepared remarks of Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH): Thank you, Madam Chairwoman, and thank you Administrator Carranza, and Secretary Mnuchin, for taking time out of your very busy schedules. Thank you so much for being here both. While we all agree we must be forward looking... [...]

Carranza, Mnuchin Discuss Federal Small Business Relief Efforts

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business heard from top leadership at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program, and other federal small business relief efforts. “Consolidating six months of legislative work into little more than six days, the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES Act, was passed with overwhelming bipartisan support and signed into law by President Trump on March ... [...]