Tag: Jobs

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

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

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It all goes to show the president is stuck on the same outdated, top-down ideas that haven’t worked.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: “Better Politics"? President Blocks Middle-Class Jobs

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “Imagine if we broke out of these tired old patterns.  Imagine if we did something different.” (President Obama, State of the Union address, January 20, 2015)  SOTU FACT: Tonight, the president called for a better, more collaborative politics, and yet he has already threatened to veto four jobs bills that have passed the House with bipartisan support, including:   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: President’s Regulatory Onslaught Squeezes Middle-Class Families

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “Middle-class economics means helping working families feel more secure in a world of constant change." (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 20, 2015) SOTU FACT: The president’s regulatory onslaught squeezes the very middle-class families he claims to be trying to help.  Read More

SOTU FACT: President Obama’s Minimum Wage Proposal Will Hurt the Most Vulnerable

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: "[T]hings like lower mortgage premiums and a higher minimum wage – these ideas will make a meaningful difference in the lives of millions of families. That is a fact." (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 20, 2015) FACT: President Obama’s minimum wage proposal would cost the economy up to one million jobs and hurt the most vulnerable. 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