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Sam Graves' Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' B. Graves
Office: U.S. House (MO) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lesley; 3 Children: Megan, Trey, Emily
Birth Date: 11/07/1963
Birth Place: Tarkio, MO
Home City: Tarkio, MO
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Aug. 11, 2014 CNBC - Why Isn't the Senate Taking up Innovation Bill?
Aug. 1, 2014 The Federal Government Finally Reaches Its Small Business Contracting Goal
July 30, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Regulatory Overreach: Is EPA Meeting Its Small Business Obligations?
July 23, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Oversight of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs-Part II
July 23, 2014 Committee Examines Reforms to SBIR/STTR Programs
July 18, 2014 Newsletter: Straight Talk - Bureaucratic Barriers
July 15, 2014 Roll Call - EPA's Backyard Blitz Imperiled
July 11, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Reverse Davis-Bacon Decision
July 11, 2014 Newsletter: Straight Talk - Economic Mixed Bag
July 9, 2014 Graves Introduces Legislation to Stop the EPA, Welcomes Administrator McCarthy to Missouri
June 27, 2014 Graves' Concerns Regarding Obamacare Small Business Program Continue To Go Unanswered
June 24, 2014 The Missouri Times - Column: Congressman Sam Graves "Small Business Program Mismanagement Epitomizes Obamacare Incompetence"
June 24, 2014 Small Business Program Mismanagement Epitomizes Obamacare Incompetence
June 24, 2014 Graves Supports Energy Infrastructure Legislation for Small Business Growth
June 12, 2014 Graves Welcomes Small Business Tax Relief Act
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - FAA's 2020 NextGen Mandate: Benefits and Challenges for General Aviation
June 10, 2014 Graves Welcomes Extended Comment Period for Controversial "Waters' Rule
June 10, 2014 Another Day, Another SHOP Delay
June 4, 2014 GAO Again Confirms Collaboration Among National Trade Programs Lacking
June 3, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calls for Obamacare Small Business Data
May 29, 2014 Impact of EPA's "Waters of the U.S.' Proposed Rule on Small Businesses Could Be Significant
May 27, 2014 Graves Urges EPA & Corps to Halt Waters Rule
May 23, 2014 Graves Alerts Small Businesses to Another EPA Power Grab
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Oversight of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs
May 15, 2014 Luetkemeyer, Colleagues Want to Know if Obamacare Processing Center is Abusing Taxpayer Funds
May 9, 2014 Graves Commemorates National Small Business Week
May 9, 2014 Chairman Graves Commemorates National Small Business Week
April 30, 2014 Graves Applauds Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant Investment
April 30, 2014 Committee Exposes Program Duplication at the SBA
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - SBA-Created Initiatives: Necessary or Redundant Spending
April 9, 2014 Committee Examines Burden of Tax Compliance for Small Businesses
April 9, 2014 The Fiscal Times - The Tax Burden For Small Business Is Getting Worse
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Biggest Tax Problems for Small Businesses
April 3, 2014 Graves: Obamacare's 30-Hour Full-Time Workweek Definition Is Harming Small Businesses
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Bitcoin: Examining the Benefits and Risks for Small Business
April 2, 2014 Committee Explores Risks and Benefits of Bitcoin Use by Small Businesses
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Rise of 3D Printing: Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
March 5, 2014 House Panel Approves Small Business Contracting Bills
March 5, 2014 Committee Passes Legislative Solutions for Small Business Growth in Federal Contracting
Feb. 28, 2014 Committee to Hold Markup of Small Business Bills
Feb. 27, 2014 The Hill - Focus on Small Business
Feb. 26, 2014 Graves Introduces Legislation To Create More Opportunities For Small Businesses
Feb. 25, 2014 CNBC - Stop Government Abuse: We Need Common Sense for Federal Regulatimons
Feb. 10, 2014 Graves Statement On Latest Unilateral Obamacare Delay
Feb. 6, 2014 NSBA Report: Overwhelming Majority of Small Businesses Suffering Insurance Cost Increases Due To Obamacare
Feb. 4, 2014 Graves Says New CBO Report Confirms Negative Consequences of Obamacare
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Power of Connection: Peer-to-Peer Businesses
Dec. 20, 2013 Graves, Hanna Welcome Senate Passage of NDAA with Two Committee Contracting Provisions
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - The Small Business Health Options Program: Is It Working for Small Businesses?
Dec. 4, 2013 Graves Welcomes House Passage of Small Business Capital Access and Jobs Preservation Act
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