Tag: Economy

Five Policies that Undercut the White House’s Pledge to “Put the Middle Class First”

January 28, 2015

These just aren’t the wrong policies, they’re the wrong priorities... Read More

Natural Gas Exports to Advance Our Interests

January 28, 2015

Exporting more of our natural gas would create an estimated 45,000 jobs in America, while reducing Europe’s dependence on Vladimir Putin’s hostile regime. Read More

Increasing Natural Gas Exports Vital for Jobs & Security

January 27, 2015

The LNG Permitting Certainty & Transparency Act (H.R. 351), bipartisan legislation to expedite the approval of liquefied natural gas [LNG] exports –a boon for both jobs and national security. Read More

President’s College Savings Tax Hike Hits the Middle Class

January 23, 2015

The White House’s college savings tax hike is “running into opposition from Republicans in Congress who say they have no intention of raising taxes on families trying to save money for their children’s education,” The Associated Press reports. Read More

Top 10 Omissions from the State of the Union

January 22, 2015

It all goes to show the president is stuck on the same outdated, top-down ideas that haven’t worked. Read More

Expanding Energy Infrastructure to Boost Jobs & Economic Growth

January 21, 2015

America’s energy boom has the potential to reset our economic foundation, lowering costs, creating jobs and raising wages for middle-class families. Read More

Boehner: Veto Threats & Fantasyland Proposals Will Not Distract Us from the People’s Priorities

January 21, 2015

All the president really offered last night was more taxes, more government, more of the same approach that has failed the middle class for decades. Read More

SOTU FACT: President Has Repeatedly Stood in the Way of Energy Jobs & Independence

January 20, 2015

In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute last year, Speaker Boehner laid out a five-point, long-term vision that harnesses America’s energy boom to reset our economic foundation. Read More

SOTU FACT: ObamaCare Is Slashing Hours & Wages, & Destroying Jobs

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “We know that more small business owners plan to raise their employees’ pay than at any time since 2007.” (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 20, 2015) FACT: ObamaCare is cutting hours and wages for middle-class families, making it harder to hire, and will cost the economy the equivalent of 2.3 million jobs. Read More

SOTU FACT: ObamaCare Is Driving Up Costs for Middle-Class Families

January 20, 2015

Middle-class families across the United States face another round of premium hikes in 2015 – with prices up double digits in some states – a double whammy on top of last year’s sticker shock. Read More