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  • Ranking Member Chabot Opening Statement at Hearing on the Immigrant Workforce
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, the House Committee on Small Business met for a hearing titled, “Immigration and the Small Business Workforce.” Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Madam Chairwoman, for holding this hearing today. When we speak to small businesses owners both here in DC and at home in our districts, we hear a similar message: the workforce shortage we are currently experiencing is having a negative impact o... Read more

  • Ranking Member Spano Opening Statement at Hearing on SBA’s Community Advantage Loan Program
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations met for a hearing titled, “Investing in Community: The SBA’s Community Advantage Loan Program.” Ranking Member Ross Spano (R-FL) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Madam Chairwoman. The economy continues to reach new heights. From historic unemployment rates to encouraging GDP readings, the nation is moving in the right direction... Read more

  • Ranking Member Stauber Opening Statement at Hearing on Oversight of SBA's Women-Owned Small Business Program
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure met for a hearing titled, “Oversight of the Women-Owned Small Business Program.” Ranking Member Pete Stauber (R-MN) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The federal government recognizes a longstanding policy that the government should aid, counsel, assist, and protect the interests of small business concerns and that the Small B... Read more

  • Ranking Member Balderson Opening Statement at Hearing on Digital Entrepreneurship
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON - Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development met for a hearing titled, “The Digital Ecosystem: New Paths to Entrepreneurship.” Ranking Member Troy Balderson (R-OH) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am pleased to join you for the inaugural hearing of the Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development. Good morning to all of you and a special thank you to our... Read more

  • Ranking Member Chabot Opening Statement at Hearing Honoring National Small Business Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, the House Committee on Small Business met for a hearing titled, “Honoring the Nation’s Small Business Heroes.” Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Madam Chairwoman, and thank you for having this hearing. I am sure it will be one of the best we have at this Committee in the 116th Congress. I would like to welcome everyone, including our distinguished witnesses to National Small Business Week.... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Passes 6 Bipartisan Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Contracting, Technology, Disaster Assistance

    Small Business Committee Passes 6 Bipartisan Bills WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the House Committee on Small Business held a markup of legislation to amend the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act. All six bills passed through Committee on bipartisan votes. "Our Committee has continued its work on important subjects like increasing access to capital for small firms, expanding government contracting opportunities for small businesses, and ensuring that small entities can be safe a... Read more

  • Ranking Member Chabot Responds to GDP Growth
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Ranking Member Chabot Responds to GDP Growth WASHINGTON – Ranking Member of the House Committee on Small Business Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the gross domestic product (GDP) showed growth of 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019. “A strong first quarter GDP reading of 3.2 percent that topped expectations continues to show the nation is moving forward. From tax cuts to a reduction in regulations, our economy is reaching new heights. I look forward to continuing ... Read more

  • Ranking Member Hern Opening Statement at Hearing on 7(a) Loan Program Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital

    Ranking Member Hern Opening Statement at Hearing on 7(a) Loan Program Budget Proposal WASHINGTON - Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access met for a hearing titled "SBA 7(a) Budget Proposal and the Impact of Fee Structure Changes." Ranking Member Kevin Hern (R-OK) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Despite ongoing positive economic news, the nation’s smallest firms cont... Read more

  • Ranking Member Chabot Statement on Jovita Carranza’s Selection to Lead the SBA
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Ranking Member Chabot Statement on Jovita Carranza’s Selection to Lead the SBA WASHINGTON – House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement upon the announcement that President Trump will nominate Jovita Carranza to lead the Small Business Administration (SBA): “Jovita Carranza is an excellent choice to lead the Small Business Administration. Her recent role as U.S. Treasurer and her previous experience as deputy administrator of the agency will... Read more

  • Ranking Member Joyce Opening Statement at Hearing on Agriculture and Trade
    Posted in Press Releases on April 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Rural America, International Trade

    Ranking Member Joyce Opening Statement at Hearing on Agriculture and Trade WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Rural Development, Agriculture, Trade, and Entrepreneurship met for a hearing titled, “The Small Business Trade Snapshot: Agriculture and Workers.” Ranking Member John Joyce (R-PA) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Madam Chairwoman, for holding this hearing. Special thanks to Mr. Glenn Stoltzfus, ... Read more