Jobs

House Republicans are doing work – and encourage Senate Dems to do the same

Communications • May 12, 2014

In this week’s Republican address, the authors of more than a dozen House-passed jobs bills call on President Obama and Senate Democrats to act and match the House’s focus on the economy.

Each of these bills are aimed at creating jobs, strengthening the American economy, and easing the squeeze for hard-working Americans. These are only a few of the 232 bills stuck in the Senate, and as Rep. John Kline (R-MN) said, “More are in the works.”

For House Republicans, the focus remains on building a stronger economy and a better America. “It’s time for President Obama and Senate democrats to step up and make that their priority, too,” said Kline.

Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI): H.R. 890 passed to “Protect reforms that help thousands of welfare recipients find jobs and lift their families out of poverty.”

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC): H.R. 803, helps “More American workers gain the skills and education necessary to compete for in demand jobs.”

Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE): H.R. 3 approves the building of The Keystone XL Pipeline, and “supports more than 42,000 direct and indirect jobs.”

Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL): H.R. 1406 will “Allow private sectors to take advantage of the comp-time benefits that public employees enjoy.”

Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV): H.R. 761 targets “The development of strategic and critical minerals used to support American and manufacturing jobs.”

Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX): H.R. 2481 aimed at “Providing our service members with the tools that will help them find good jobs when they return home.”

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO): H.R. 1965 will “Make it easier to develop resources that will lower energy costs and reduce dependency on foreign oil.”

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA): H.R. 3309 will “Promote innovation and job creation by helping businesses defend themselves from abusive patent litigation.”

Rep. George Holding (R-NC): H.R. 2804 passed to “Reign in red tape and increase transparency of new regulations, so small businesses can better plan ahead.”

Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL): H.R. 3474 will “Incentivise small businesses to hire more of our veterans.”

Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH): H.R. 2824 passed to “Fight back against the administration’s war on coal that’s destroying jobs and causing electricity prices to skyrocket.”

Rep. Todd Young (R-IN): H.R. 2575 will “Restore working hours and wages that millions of part-time employees lost because of Obamacare.”

Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX): The recently passed H.R. 4438 will “Permanently extend research and development tax credit, so we can keep good ideas and good jobs right here at home.”

Rep. John Kline (R-MN): Also recently passed, H.R. 10 intends to “Strengthen charter schools and encourage more choice and opportunity through our education system.”

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