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  • Innovative Ideas Flourish With Support from Small Businesses and Universities
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development heard from experts on cultivating the innovation pipeline from universities to small businesses. “Studies show that when universities and firms have both close personal and geographical links, these connections help produce greater innovative outcomes. Ohio’s colleges and universities spent nearly $2.4 billion in Fiscal Year 2018 on research and development activities, landing the 12th District on t... Read more

  • Witnesses Explain Benefits of Intellectual Property Protections for America’s Innovators
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business heard from a panel of experts on patent diversity and intellectual property (IP) protections. “Studies show that small business owners with IP protections can earn 32 percent more in revenue compared to their counterparts who have none. Firms with IP rights also pay, on average, 20 percent more in wages,” said Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH). “In the 115th Congress I worked to get the SUCCESS Act passed. This law became the starting po... Read more

  • Small Business Owners, Tech Firms Talk Main Street Impact of Digital Platforms
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business heard from small business owners and representatives of large technology companies on the impact of digital services and tools on small businesses. “The digital age has caused a revolution for small businesses… Small firms can now utilize cutting edge products and services to respond to market changes more swiftly, being agile to adapt to inevitable curve balls, and improve efficiencies to drive profit,” said Ranking Member Steve Chabot (... 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

  • 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