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  • SBA Office of Credit Risk Management Oversees Agency Lending Partners
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business heard from Susan E. Streich, Director of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Credit Risk Management (OCRM), on oversight of lending partners and programs. “Unfortunately, as our economy drives forward, access to capital remains one of the top challenges for the nation’s job creators. When financing options are limited, small businesses have the unique opportunity to turn to the Small Business Administration and its numerou... Read more

  • SBA Office of Field Operations Provides Link to Services for America’s Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business heard from the Associate Administrator of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Field Operations on the role of the SBA’s field offices and staff. “From contracting to counseling to capital access, the SBA’s Office of Field Operations supports small businesses in determining their next move. The office also acts as a customer service unit that connects America’s hardest working companies with the SBA’s resource partners, suc... 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 Opening Statement at Hearing on Small Business Retirement Security
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Workplace Issues

    Ranking Member Chabot Opening Statement at Hearing on Small Business Retirement Security WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business met for a hearing titled, “Unlocking Small Business Retirement Security.” Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Madam Chairwoman. Planning for the future, preparing for what’s ahead, and creating a roadmap for success are cornerstones for many small businesses. These p... Read more

  • Stauber Opening Statement at Hearing on Small Business Runway Extension Act Implementation
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Contracting

    Stauber Opening Statement at Hearing on Small Business Runway Extension Act Implementation WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure met for a hearing titled, “Cleared for Take-Off? Implementation of the Small Business Runway Extension Act.” Ranking Member Pete Stauber (R-MN) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The Small Business Runway Extension Act, led by the former ... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Roe Introduce the VA-SBA Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Contracting

    WASHINGTON - Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released statements following the introduction of new legislation to better enable the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to fulfill their designated responsibilities and streamline programs within the agencies. H.R. 7169, the Verification Alignment and Service-Disabled Business Adjustment (VA-SBA) Act ... Read more

  • 1 In, 12 Out: Chairman Praises Administration’s Regulatory Rollback
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced that President Trump’s regulatory reform efforts have saved Americans $23 billion in FY 2018. “As Chairman of the House Small Business Committee, I have been diligently working with the Administration to identify the impact new regulations have on small businesses, so we can effectively reduce unnecessary costs... Read more

  • House Passes 9 Bipartisan Small Business Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Contracting, International Trade, Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the House passed nine bipartisan bills, ranging from legislation making it easier for small businesses to access capital to expanding contracting opportunities. “I am pleased the House passed these nine common-sense, bipartisan bills to help America’s 30 million small businesses and those they employ. These bills will ensure small businesses’ have access to capital, making it... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Applauds NLRB’s Decision to Restore Joint Employer Standard
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON – This week, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published its proposed rule on the joint-employer standard: “The NLRB’s decision to restore the joint-employer standard is welcome news for small businesses everywhere. Job creators and innovators deserve certainty that they can continue to operate their businesses locally and independently. The Obama-era scheme jeopardizes small ... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Calls for Transparency from Federal Agencies
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON – Last week, Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) sent follow-up letters to the heads of three federal agencies requesting further information on small entity compliance guide reporting as required by Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA). “Small businesses deserve transparency from the federal government and for their voices to be heard in the federal rulemaking process. It is imperative that all federal agenc... Read more