Tag: Regulations

Making Bureaucrats Account for the Costs of New Rules on Small Businesses

February 04, 2015

Having run a small business, I know firsthand how all the rules and mandates coming out of Washington make it harder to balance the books, make payroll, and plan for the future. Read More

House Set to Move Two More Jobs Bills to Ease Red Tape

February 04, 2015

With 8.7 million Americans out of work...the president and Democrats have no excuse for standing in the way of these common-sense jobs measures 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’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

Leading Dems For Dodd-Frank Reform Before They Were Against It

December 10, 2014

Some Democrats are decrying the inclusion of a common-sense Dodd-Frank reform in the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill – a bipartisan, House-passed reform that would protect manufacturers, farmers, ranchers, and Main Street businesses from onerous regulations that will hurt our economy.  Yet those same members, including former Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) and current Committee Ranking Member Read More

Obama Administration’s Massive New Rule Puts Millions of American Jobs at Risk

November 26, 2014

If implemented, it would also undercut our ability to use America’s energy boom to reset our country’s economic foundation, revitalize manufacturing, and put more Americans back to work. Read More

Same Bad Policy, Same Old Excuse

November 12, 2014

According to presidential scholar Martha Joynt Kumar, as of July 2014, President Obama had done more than 800 interviews. At the same point in their presidencies, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton had done less than 300 and Ronald Reagan had done less than 400. Read More

5 Points for Resetting America's Economic Foundation

September 15, 2014

Every day, as representative of Ohio’s Eighth District and as Speaker of the House, my focus is on building a stronger economy and preparing our kids and grandkids for the challenges and opportunities of the future.  Read More

Stopping an Obama Admin Power Grab That Will Raise Costs, Hurt Jobs

September 09, 2014

The Obama administration’s power grab spells trouble for farmers and small businesses owners, who could face steep costs and endless uncertainty under the new rule, and has sparked a bipartisan backlash in both Houses of Congress. Read More

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