WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member on the House Committee on Small Business Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and Ranking Member on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Mike Bost (R-IL) issued the following joint statement after sending a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office regarding access to capital for veteran entrepreneurs:

“Veterans have served our nation honorably on the battlefield and continue to serve their communities as small business owners. Supporting them through sound pro-growth policies should be the priority of all legislators. During National Veterans Small Business Week, we heard directly from veterans on the challenges facing veteran-run businesses, including access to capital. Both of our committees will continue to advance policies to empower our nation’s veteran entrepreneurs and to ensure the SBA is providing them with the tools they need to succeed.” (Continue reading here…)