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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chabot Opening Statement at Hearing on Boosting Rural Digital Technology
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Rural America, Workplace Issues, Technology

    Chabot Opening Statement at Hearing on Boosting Rural Digital Technology WASHINGTON - The House Committee on Small Business met today for a hearing titled, "Flipping the Switch on Rural Digital Entrepreneurship." Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Madam Chairwoman. Good morning to all of you and a special thank you to our witnesses who have taken the time to work with us on this hearing today. The use of digit... Read more

  • Ranking Member Chabot Introduces Two Bipartisan Small Business Cybersecurity Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on March 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    Ranking Member Chabot Introduces Two Bipartisan Small Business Cybersecurity Bills WASHINGTON – Last week, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) reintroduced two bipartisan pieces of legislation to improve cybersecurity resources for America’s small businesses. H.R. 1648, the Small Business Advanced Cybersecurity Enhancements Act of 2019, and H.R. 1649, the Small Business Development Center Cyber Training Act of 2019, provide crucial resources for small businesses ... 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

  • Ranking Member Chabot Looks to Ensure Entrepreneurial Resources are Effective
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Rural America, Contracting, Workplace Issues, Technology

    Ranking Member Chabot Looks to Ensure Entrepreneurial Resources are Effective Washington – The House Committee on Small Business met today for a hearing titled, “Supporting America’s Startups: Review of SBA Entrepreneurial Development Programs.” Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) delivered the following opening statement: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Time and again, this Committee has lauded the importance of small businesses to the American economy. The impact that over 30 million small fir... Read more

  • SBC Observes National Cyber Security Awareness Month
    Posted in Press Releases on October 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement to recognize October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month: “Digital technology allows small businesses to sell their products and services all over the world and plays a vital role in our nation’s economy. With 81 percent of small businesses concerned by a potential cyber-attack, but only 63 percent having the most basic cybersecurity measures in place, it’s imperative we are... Read more

  • ICYMI: Chairman Chabot Praises Passage of Small Business Intellectual Property Bills
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on October 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Workplace Issues, Technology

    WASHINGTON – This week, President Trump signed S. 791, the Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017, into law. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation is the Senate companion bill to H.R. 2655, which passed the House in July and was led by Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). The Small Business Innovation Protection Act will expand intellectual property education and training for small businesses by establishing a partnership between the United States Small Business... 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