“Our challenge – our opportunity – is to pass common-sense solutions that will help expand opportunities for middle-class families and small businesses,” says Speaker Boehner.

While Republicans continue to focus squarely on jobs and the economy, the Democrats are dragging their feet.

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.

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

The American people oppose ObamaCare because it is hurting jobs, hurting family budgets, and hurting small businesses.

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

It all goes to show the president is stuck on the same outdated, top-down ideas that haven’t worked.

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

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.