Published May 20, 2013
The following is an op-ed written by House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves, (R-MO).
Published April 25, 2013
President Obama should take steps to mitigate the burden and minimize the uncertainty his health care law places on our nation’s entrepreneurs
Published March 19, 2013
Opinion: The business community, especially small businesses, simply can’t operate and plan ahead under the constant cloud of skyrocketing deficits, last minute debt deals, and credit downgrade threats.
Published April 23, 2012
Today’s small business owners are facing a drought – a dearth of capital. Just as water is a key ingredient to growth on the farm, capital is required for businesses to thrive.
Published December 07, 2011
Any solution to get our economy going must include steps to free up our small businesses by peeling back unnecessarily burdensome regulations, ending the continual threats of tax hikes, and addressing the cloud of federal debt that hangs over our economy.
Published September 16, 2011
Small Businesses create seven of every ten new jobs and employ over half of the nation’s workforce -- that's why it is vitally important that government supports, instead of burdens, America’s job creators.
Published July 21, 2011
Over the last year, Dodd-Frank has done the opposite of what President Obama, Rep. Barney Frank and Sen. Chris Dodd promised it would do. Today, lending remains restricted, unemployment is stagnant and small business owners are more uncertain than ever about the state of the economy.
Published May 16, 2011
The economic downturn of the last few years has taken quite a toll on American entrepreneurs. Despite their hard work and determination, many small business owners struggled to make payroll and many were forced to close their doors for good. One of the most significant obstacles faced by our small companies during this tumultuous period has been access to capital.