Press Conference with Speaker Boehner- 12/12 - 11:30 AM ET - WATCH LIVE HERE
Tag: Small Business
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today regarding House passage of H.R. 1105, the Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act,
At a Small Business Committee hearing yesterday, Ways & Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) explained what a fairer, simpler tax code would mean for small businesses (fewer costs and headaches) and workers (more jobs and higher wages):
Speaker Boehner delivered the following response to President Obama today, urging the administration to work with Republicans on a balanced approach to resolving the fiscal cliff.
“A ‘balanced’ approach isn’t balanced if it means we increase the amount of money coming into the coffers of government, but we don’t cut spending and address entitlements at the same time,” said Speaker Boehner. “We’re asking [President Obama] to make good on his ‘balanced’ approach” – and to tell the American people what spending cuts he’s willing to make.
Last week, a new report showed job growth is “well below what is needed” and the White House blew off a deadline to report on the impact of the Obama defense ‘sequester.’
Here’s a look at what President Obama once said about the economically damaging effects of a small business tax hike - at a time when economic growth was actually stronger than it is today.
Speaker Boehner noted Republicans are taking action to stop the small business tax hike while President Obama has been too busy campaigning to even meet with his jobs council.
The majority of American small business owners say excessive red tape coming out of Washington is making it harder for them to grow their businesses and create jobs.