1.4 million

September 10, 2019 — Blog

New data from the United States Census Bureau released this week shows that the number of Americans living in poverty decreased by 1.4 million in 2018.

Spending, Not Tax Cuts, Driving National Deficits

August 22, 2019 — Blog

Without evidence, Bloomberg news claimed that the “2017 tax overhaul . . . is hurtling the budget deficit toward $1 trillion territory.”  The financial news site went on to say that the “law largely rewarded the wealthy and corporations.” It takes a lot of courage to make two grossly ...

Another Democrat Pledges to Take Away Your Money

August 14, 2019 — Blog

The Economy: Following President Trump signing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law, the U.S. economy continues to defy expectations. Paychecks are up 3.2 percent – the 12th straight month where year-over-year wages gains clocked in above 3 percent. Unemployment is at 3.7 percent – a near 50-year low. Small business optimism ...

A Bipartisan Agreement: It’s Time to Pass USMCA

August 13, 2019 — Blog

Today, wages are rising, small businesses are optimistic, and the U.S. economy continues to add jobs at a healthy pace. Under our new tax code, folks have more money in their pockets to spend on what they see fit, and local businesses are expanding like never before.  And to maintain our strong economy, it is not enough to simply buy American – our businesses must also be able to sell ...

‘The 99% Get a Bigger Raise’

July 31, 2019 — Blog

Wall Street Journal The 99% Get a Bigger Raise By Editorial Board July 30, 2019 New data show much faster growth in wages and incomes. Political discourse nowadays is enough to depress anyone, and the media don’t help by ...

Brady on Partisan Pension Bill: “Workers Deserve Better.”

July 24, 2019 — Blog

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives debated H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, took the House floor to speak in strong opposition of this partisan legislation, stressing that union workers and all American taxpayers deserve a real, ...