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  • ICYMI: Ranking Member Chabot Advocates for Small Business Retirement Security
    Posted in Op-Eds on November 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    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’s unemployment rate is at historic lows. And while we all know the economy ebbs and flows, we are h... Read more

  • Ranking Member Chabot in Cincinnati Enquirer: Opportunity zones spur investment
    Posted in Op-Eds on October 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    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 economy in their communities. A slate of successful businesses, combined with pro-business policies, c... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot in Forbes: How Congress Can Help Reluctant Millennial Entrepreneurs And Small Businesses
    Posted in Op-Eds on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform , Health, Access to Capital

    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 Millennials – reluctant to start their own company? The recent recession coupled with barriers such a... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot in The Hill: Business accelerators: Entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs
    Posted in Op-Eds on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Technology

    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 his most famous invention, which changed the world and illuminates the world to this day: the light... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot in Fox News Opinion: The Small Business Case for Obamacare Repeal and Replace
    Posted in Op-Eds on February 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    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 insurance, that’s what our insurance agent told us,” he explained. “Fewer and fewer small businesses, especi... Read more

  • Chabot in Forbes: For Small Business Saturday, A Plan For Regulatory Easing
    Posted in Op-Eds on November 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    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 with good public policy that will help them achieve prosperity. Small businesses create nearly seven... Read more

  • Chabot on CNBC: Wells Fargo CEO Resignation Not Enough
    Posted in Op-Eds on October 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital

    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 chairman of the House Small Business Committee, I have no higher priority than making sure that America's... Read more

  • Chabot in Cincinnati Enquirer: Abilities shine in small businesses
    Posted in Op-Eds on August 16, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Workplace Issues

    Abilities shine in small businesses By Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) The Cincinnati Enquirer August 16, 2016 Small businesses are more than just the backbone of the American economy. They are also the heart and soul of our communities in Ohio and across the nation. As chairman of the House Small Business Committee, I have seen first-hand how small businesses are leading the way in expanding employment opportunities for Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities and disorders. For ... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot in Defense News: Look to US Small Businesses to Supply War Fighters
    Posted in Op-Eds on May 16, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting

    Look to US Small Businesses to Supply War Fighters By Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) Defense News May 16, 2016 For 55 years, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has been the primary way Congress meets its constitutional responsibility to “provide for the common defense.” As a vital national security policy bill, the NDAA has always provided our war fighters with the resources they need to defend the United States from the great and varied threats we face from adversaries around the word.... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot in Washington Examiner: Every Small Business Started As An Idea
    Posted in Op-Eds on May 6, 2016 | Preview rr

    Every Small Business Started As An Idea By Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) May 6, 2016 Every small business started as an idea. Each year, National Small Business Week gives us the perfect opportunity to celebrate the invaluable contribution America’s small businesses make to our economy and the ideas that made them possible. It is also an opportunity for Washington to refocus its efforts to help them thrive so they can do what they do best: create jobs and help grow our economy. As our Committee ... Read more