Chairman Sam Graves has dedicated his career to promoting and supporting the American spirit of entrepreneurship. As a sixth-generation farmer, Graves is the first Republican Chair of the House Small Business Committee.
Whether it’s the uncertainty of the new health care provisions, the plethora of proposed regulations included in Dodd-Frank, or the current budget and debt debate — one thing is for sure: small business owners are faced with an unprecedented amount of uncertainty.
Today marks one year since the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 was signed into law. One year since Rep. Barney Frank and former Senator Chris Dodd chose to ignore our concerns that this bill would stifle the recovery, harm job creation and crush Main Street America.
As Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, I am particularly focused on ways to increase small company access to capital and bridge the gap between lenders and borrowers.