Tax Reform, Meet SOTU

Jan 30, 2018 | Communications •

As part of his vision for a safe, strong, and proud America, President Trump will likely highlight the successes of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act tonight in his first State of the Union address.

And he won’t be the only one celebrating. With more than three million people (and counting!) receiving bonuses and 90 percent of Americans receiving bigger paychecks come February, families across the country are feeling the real benefits of tax reform and have stories to share.

Tonight, House Republicans are sharing those stories by inviting guests from their districts who are now experiencing tax relief thanks to the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. Check it out:



Rep. Kinzinger Announces 2018 State of the Union Guest

VIEW ONLINE | Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) will welcome Patti Thayer, President and Owner of Thayer Lighting, Inc. in Rockford, Illinois, as his guest for the 2018 State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 30th.  Mrs. Thayer is a successful local entrepreneur, immediate past Chair of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, and an advocate for women in business. In announcing his guest, Congressman Kinzinger released this brief statement:

“I’m pleased to welcome Patti Thayer as my guest for this year’s State of the Union Address. As president and owner of Thayer Lighting Inc., Patti is fully dedicated to working in the interest of her customers with state-of-the-art technology and energy efficient measures to keep costs low.  Under the new tax plan this year, Patti and other community business leaders like her will finally get relief from high taxes so they can keep more of their earnings, invest in their employees, and grow their businesses for the future.

“Always working in the interest of her customers, Patti Thayer is a successful entrepreneur and a dynamic leader. Her professionalism, passion, and leadership inspire the community, and make her a wonderful role model to women in our area and across the country.”