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.
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.
Expedites the approval of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications stalled at the Department of Energy.
Streamlines the permitting process and reduces red tape to facilitate the development of strategic and critical minerals used to support American manufacturing jobs.
Facilitates the growth of more Main Street jobs by reining in the excessive red tape that hurts small business investment.
Halts major new Obama administration regulations that will hurt jobs and our economy.
Expedites the development of critical infrastructure needed to accomodate increased natural gas production, and the thousands of jobs that come with it.
Expedites the approval process for new energy projects that will help lower costs and create new jobs.
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.
Prevents excessive, unnecessary regulations on coal-fired energy that will destroy jobs and drive costs up even further.
Permanently extends a ban on Internet access taxes to protect jobs.
Expedites the approval of critical energy infrastructure by modernizing the approval process for cross-border pipelines and eliminating the Presidential Permit requirement.
Helps businesses better defend themselves against abusive patent litigation, promoting more private-sector growth, innovation, and job creation.
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.
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.
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.
Permanently allows proven job creators to access the capital they need to grow, compete nationally and globally.
Permanently allows small businesses to immediately deduct the cost of purchasing new equipment and property.
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: