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The Biden EO game: Executive order vs. economic opportunity

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This op-ed originally appeared in The Hill. Less than two years ago, the United States had 1.2 million more jobs than people to fill them, Americans had more money in their pockets, and Main Street was open for business. These measures of success had never been seen in our nation’s history, all thanks to pro-America policies that led to our economic boom. As the pandemic thwarted our thriving econ... Read more »

Small businesses being suffocated by Dems' overbearing policies, GOP must fight for them: Rep. Luetkemeyer

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FoxBusiness.com The old saying goes, “with great sacrifice comes great reward” and it is no secret that over the past year, Americans everywhere have made great sacrifices to keep our families and communities safe. However, the hardworking men and women across the country have reaped anything but great reward as Democrat lawmakers have forced overreaching shutdown mandates upon our nation’s small ... Read more »

Ranking Member Chabot in The Cincinnati Enquirer: Small businesses get second chance at Paycheck Protection Program

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This article originally appeared in The Cincinnati Enquirer. Since COVID-19 first hit our shores, as the ranking member of the House Small Business Committee, I’ve heard from thousands of small businesses from all across the country. Locally, I’ve talked with people who run restaurants, hair salons and retail shops (just to name a few); dozens of hospitals and health care providers; police, firefi... Read more »

ICYMI: Ranking Member Chabot Advocates for Small Business Retirement Security

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This article originally appeared in The Hill. I have always believed that small businesses are the engines of the American economy and now is certainly a great time to be a small business owner. The nation’s economic expansion has been tremendous for American workers. Companies are prospering—creating jobs and economic opportunity that benefit millions of individuals and their families. The nation... Read more »

Ranking Member Chabot in Cincinnati Enquirer: Opportunity zones spur investment

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Click here to read on the Cincinnati Enquirer's website. As the ranking member of the House Committee on Small Business, I hear time and time again from small business owners who become entrepreneurs to achieve the American Dream. However, their continued success can create ripples far beyond their individual lives. When their businesses hire or expand facilities, they create jobs and drive the ec... Read more »

Chairman Chabot in Forbes: How Congress Can Help Reluctant Millennial Entrepreneurs And Small Businesses

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Entrepreneurship is on the decline. This may come as a surprise with the popularity of shows such as “Shark Tank.” But between 2010 and 2014, only about 165,000 new businesses were started, compared with almost half a million new businesses between 1992 and 1996. Perhaps more surprisingly, millennials are starting even fewer businesses than previous generations. Why are innovators – particularly M... Read more »

Chairman Chabot in The Hill: Business accelerators: Entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs

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Business accelerators: Entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) The Hill May 3, 2017 In National Statuary Hall, located in the heart of the U.S. Capitol building, there is a statue of the great American innovator, Thomas Alva Edison. It was placed there by my fellow Ohioans in recognition of the life work of one of our state’s native sons. The statue depicts Edison holding... Read more »

Chairman Chabot in Fox News Opinion: The Small Business Case for Obamacare Repeal and Replace

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Rep. Chabot: The small business case for the repeal and replace of ObamaCare By Rep. Steve Chabot February 13, 2017 “Actually, we got less…” That’s how Tom Secor, a small businessman from Ohio,respondedwhen the top Democrat on the House Small Business Committee insisted he gotmorehealth insurance options under ObamaCareat a hearing last week. “We had one carrier that was willing to offer insuranc... Read more »

Chabot in Forbes: For Small Business Saturday, A Plan For Regulatory Easing

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For Small Business Saturday, A Plan For Regulatory Easing By Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) November 23, 2016 Forbes Opinion America’s 28 million small businesses are the keystone of our economy. This weekend, we will celebrate Small Business Saturday, an opportunity to recognize America’s entrepreneurs and rededicate ourselves to helping them prosper. We can support them through our patronage and ... Read more »

Chabot on CNBC: Wells Fargo CEO Resignation Not Enough

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Wells Fargo CEO Resignation Not Enough By Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) CNBC Opinion If Wells Fargo truly considers the resignation of CEO John Stumpf to be a first step towards regaining the trust of America's entrepreneurs, then there are countless more steps they must take to correct the damage their employees did to millions of Americans by creating fraudulent accounts in their names. As chair... Read more »