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  • Ranking Member Chabot Praises House Passage of Three Bipartisan Entrepreneurship Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting

    WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted three bipartisan bills reported out of the Small Business Committee. Following House passage of this legislation, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) said, “Our nation’s entrepreneurs and small business owners drive the economy, create jobs, and spur innovation. The bills passed by the House today encourage entrepreneurship among the formerly incarcerated and ensure a level playing field for small busi... Read more

  • National Defense Bill Becomes Law, Includes Key Small Business Provisions
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting

    WASHINGTON – Today, the President signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, which included several small business provisions. House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) served on the House-Senate Conference Committee. “The provisions included in this year’s NDAA provide opportunities for small businesses in the federal marketplace, as well as vital protections for military reservists and veteran-owned small businesses,” said Ran... Read more

  • Small Businesses Speak to Innovation in Construction Technology
    Posted in Press Releases on November 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure heard from experts on emerging technologies in the construction industry. “Digitized construction technologies and processes can have a significant impact on a construction company’s productivity, but many small firms lack the resources to invest and maximize potential of these technologies. Similarly, regulatory and administrative burdens have restricted implementation across federal, state,... Read more

  • Increased Oversight Needed for Native 8(a) Program
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations heard from government and private sector witnesses on the state of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) program, particularly as it applies to tribes, Alaska Native Corporations, and Native Hawaiian Organizations. “Utilization of the 8(a) program by these specially-recognized groups has risen exponentially over the last several decades, prompting the Government Accountab... Read more

  • SBA Programs Spur Cutting-Edge Technology and Small Business Growth
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting, Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development heard from small business owners about the benefits of the SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), and Growth Accelerator Fund Competition programs. “The SBIR and STTR programs bridge the gap between the fantastical and the practical; building our economy and improving the function of the federal government in the process… The SBA’s Gr... Read more

  • 8(a) Program Provides Opportunities to Prospective Disadvantaged Entrepreneurs
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business heard from small business contractors and experts on how the SBA’s 8(a) program operates and potential improvements to increase program effectiveness. “The federal government, through the Small Business Act, recognizes that the opportunity for full participation in our free enterprise system by socially and economically disadvantaged persons is essential to obtaining equality and improving the functioning of our national economy. The 8(a)... 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

  • 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

  • Ranking Member Chabot and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Roe Reintroduce the VA-SBA Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting

    Ranking Member Chabot and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Roe Reintroduce the VA-SBA Act WASHINGTON - Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released statements following the reintroduction of legislation to better enable the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to fulfill their designated responsibilities and streamline pro... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Explores Small Business Perspective on Infrastructure Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Contracting, Technology, Environment

    Small Business Committee Explores Small Business Perspective on Infrastructure Reform WASHINGTON – The House Committee on Small Business met today for a hearing titled, “Rebuilding America: Small Business Perspective.” Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Madam Chairwoman. During my tenure as both Ranking Member and Chairman of this Committee, we have heard from many small businesses in this very room about how ... Read more