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Americans are empowered when they can secure good-paying jobs and bring home higher paychecks. Our plan helps our economy create jobs and helps Americans take home more of their pay.

 

NORTHERN ROUTE APPROVAL ACT
H.R. 3 – Rep. Lee Terry

Approves the Keystone pipeline, as well as the thousands of jobs that would result, and removes legal and regulatory obstacles that could delay its construction for years.

 

DOMESTIC PROSPERITY AND GLOBAL FREEDOM ACT
H.R. 6 – Rep. Cory Gardner

Expedites the approval of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications stalled at the Department of Energy.

 

NATIONAL STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL MINERALS PRODUCTION ACT
H.R. 761 – Rep. Mark Amodei

Streamlines the permitting process and reduces red tape to facilitate the development of strategic and critical minerals used to support American manufacturing jobs.

 

SMALL BUSINESS CAPITAL ACCESS AND JOB PRESERVATION ACT
H.R. 1105 – Rep. Robert Hurt

Facilitates the growth of more Main Street jobs by reining in the excessive red tape that hurts small business investment.

 

ENERGY CONSUMERS RELIEF ACT
H.R. 1582 – Rep. Bill Cassidy

Halts major new Obama administration regulations that will hurt jobs and our economy.

 

NATURAL GAS PIPELINE PERMITTING REFORM ACT
H.R. 1900 – Rep. Mike Pompeo

Expedites the development of critical infrastructure needed to accomodate increased natural gas production, and the thousands of jobs that come with it.

 

RESPONSIBLE AND PROFESSIONAL INVIGORATING DEVELOPMENT ACT
H.R. 2641 – Rep. Tom Marino

Expedites the approval process for new energy projects that will help lower costs and create new jobs.

 

PROTECTING STATES’ RIGHTS TO PROMOTE AMERICAN ENERGY SECURITY ACT
H.R. 2728 – Rep. Bill Flores

Prevents the Obama administration from imposing costly, duplicative, and job-killing regulations on hydraulic fracturing, a type of energy production that is fueling economic growth and jobs in states that have effectively regulated it for years.

 

PREVENTING GOVERNMENT WASTE AND PROTECTING COAL MINING JOBS IN AMERICA ACT
H.R. 2824 – Rep. Bill Johnson

Prevents excessive, unnecessary regulations on coal-fired energy that will destroy jobs and drive costs up even further.

 

PERMANENT INTERNET TAX FREEDOM ACT
H.R. 3086 – Rep. Bob Goodlatte

Permanently extends a ban on Internet access taxes to protect jobs.

 

NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE ACT
H.R. 3301 – Rep. Fred Upton

Expedites the approval of critical energy infrastructure by modernizing the approval process for cross-border pipelines and eliminating the Presidential Permit requirement.

 

INNOVATION ACT
H.R. 3309 – Rep. Bob Goodlatte

Helps businesses better defend themselves against abusive patent litigation, promoting more private-sector growth, innovation, and job creation.

 

HIRE MORE HEROES ACT
H.R. 3474 – Rep. Rodney Davis

Makes it easier for small businesses to hire more of our nation’s heroes by providing an exemption to ObamaCare’s employer mandate for veterans with existing health coverage.

 

ELECTRICITY SECURITY AND AFFORDABILITY ACT
H.R. 3826 – Rep. Ed Whitfield

Protects coal-fired power plants from excessive regulations that will force them to shut down, costing thousands of jobs and raising costs for millions of Americans.

 

AMERICAN RESEARCH AND COMPETITIVENESS ACT
H.R. 4438 – Rep. Kevin Brady

Simplifies and makes permanent the research & development tax credit, providing businesses large and small the certainty they need to invest and innovate, helping to create jobs and boost U.S. competitiveness.

 

S CORPORATION PERMANENT TAX RELIEF ACT
H.R. 4453 – Rep. Dave Reichert

Permanently allows proven job creators to access the capital they need to grow, compete nationally and globally.

 

AMERICA’S SMALL BUSINESS TAX RELIEF ACT
H.R. 4457 – Rep. Pat Tiberi

Permanently allows small businesses to immediately deduct the cost of purchasing new equipment and property.

 

LOWERING GAS PRICES TO FUEL AN AMERICA THAT WORKS ACT
H.R. 4899 – Rep. Doc Hastings

Promotes more onshore and offshore energy production.

 

CHILD TAX CREDIT IMPROVEMENT ACT
H.R. 4935 – Rep. Lynn Jenkins

Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements to the child tax credit.

 

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE HOUSE REPUBLICAN MAJORITY INCLUDE:

  • Enacted trade agreements with Panama, Colombia, and South Korea that are opening markets for American-made goods. (H.R. 3078, H.R. 3079, and H.R. 3080 – 112th Congress)
  • Protected 99 percent of Americans from permanent tax hikes, and locked in lower rates on the estate tax and the tax on capital gains and dividends.
  • Enacted the most significant spending reductions in modern history – more significant than under President Reagan and Speaker O’Neill and President Clinton and Speaker Gingrich.
  • Enacted reforms that help entrepreneurs access the capital they need to grow and hire. (H.R. 3606 – 112th Congress)
  • Enacted reforms that modernize America’s patent system for innovators and job  creators. (H.R. 1249 – 112th Congress)
  • Enacted reforms that strengthen our water transportation networks to promote  competitiveness, prosperity and economic growth. (H.R. 3080 – 113th Congress)