April 20th, 2020
Many people today are struggling a lot — especially sole proprietors — aka, small business. But that isn’t totally because of the COVID virus. We as a people in the U.S.
April 15th, 2020
Now is not the time to play games – politics can wait, our small businesses can’t.
April 1st, 2020
The CARES Act –Coronavirus legislation recently passed by Congress – established immediate relief for our small businesses in crisis with a $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program. This protects millions of Americans...
April 16th, 2019
I joined a group of colleagues to introduce legislation to prevent thousands of people from losing their health care coverage after a federal judge struck down the Department of Labor’s Association Health Plans rule.
September 19th, 2018
I have been recognized as a “Hero of Main Street” by the National Retail Federation for consistently supporting public policy priorities important to the retail industry and its millions of small businesses.
June 26th, 2018
I recently addressed Texas members of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). There I discussed my priorities for 2018, including my efforts to cut taxes, repeal Obamacare, and reduce the burden of federal...
May 14th, 2013
Much has been said about the shortage of ammunition. Rumors (and some verified facts) have been abundant about DHS and other federal agencies stockpiling ammo. During the NRA Annual Meeting held in Houston earlier this month...
April 17th, 2020
The Payment Protection Program that was created and funded by the CARES Act has has run dry of funding as of yesterday morning. It was last week when Administration officials and Congressional officials warned that funding...
April 9th, 2020
Nearly 1,600 small business owners, nonprofit leaders, workers and SBA-certified lenders across the nation Tuesday joined the webcast, “Paycheck Protection Program Implementation & Troubleshooting,” to receive updates on...
March 19th, 2020
As we continue to join together as a nation to fight COVID-19, I wanted to share some important information on the actions Congress and the Administration have taken to assist small businesses.
September 21st, 2018
Since 1990, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has discovered approximately 200 sophisticated drug-smuggling tunnels crossing from Mexico directly into the United States.
September 7th, 2018
I was recently recognized as a “Hero of Main Street” by the National Retail Federation for consistently supporting public policy priorities im
July 28th, 2017
Washington, D.C., July 17, 2017 – Fixing our broken tax code is critical to helping small businesses and unleashing the entrepreneurial potential of our nation, wrote the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE...
October 23rd, 2012
As a small business owner, one of the most offensive statements I heard during this drawn out election cycle was when President Barack Obama told small business owners - "You didnt build that!" That statement told me more...