42 results for tag: Economy


Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund: Another Good Jobs Report Shows President Trump’s Agenda is Working

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the latest job report showing 103,000 new jobs were added in March. “After just 15 months under President Trump’s leadership, the American economy continues to thrive and the latest report shows over 103,000 new jobs were added in March and the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent. Thanks in part to President Trump’s commitment to eliminating harmful, job-killing regulations, delivering tax reforms that simplify our tax code and allow working Americans to keep more of their paycheck, and putting America first ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 2/26/18

CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate will return from their Presidents’ Day recess today. The House will be in session through tomorrow, but the Senate will stay in session until Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return today, with the first vote set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will try to consider seven bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House will consider another bill under Suspension of the Rules, and then will consider two other bills – H.R. 4296, to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements ...

Democrats’ fear-mongering tax reform tactics have backfired

After weeks of Democrats – like Nancy Pelosi – falsely claiming President Trump’s tax reforms are little more than “crumbs” and “scraps” for the American people, more recent polling in February show hard-working Americans are discovering they aren’t telling the truth. After millions of workers noticed a bump in their income, a majority of Americans now support President Trump’s tax reform plan. Townhall has the details: This is about as clean a political win as you're going to see these days, so Republicans are absolutely right to be pressing their advantage.  They've earned it.  They withstood weeks of withering and punishing ...

More companies announce benefits thanks to tax reform

Companies and individuals are experiencing the benefits of tax reform and it’s only going to get even better! Chipotle, the American Tex-Mex chain, announced that it will give up to one thousand dollars in bonuses and other benefits thanks to tax reform. This is another example how tax reform is creating jobs and improving the American economy. Breitbart News has the details: Chipotle will offer its 71,000 employees up to $1,000 in bonuses; hourly staffers can earn $250 bonuses, while managers can earn $1,000 bonuses. Hourly staffers will be eligible for additional parental leave, while hourly restaurant managers will be eligible for life ...

Quin Hillyer: The Senate budget deal is overwhelmingly irresponsible

The Senate budget deal worked out on Wednesday should be vetoed by President Trump immediately – if it passes Congress, that is. The agreement would bust budget caps for military spending and it would create an explosion in domestic discretionary spending that is unaffordable to a nation already suffering from years of massive deficit spending. The Washington Examiner has conservative columnist Quin Hillyer's take on the so-called deal: A nation already reeling from years of massive deficit spending, including a demonic $666 billion deficit in the most recently completed fiscal year, cannot afford this new profligacy. The new spending will ...

Starbucks expands jobs, benefits and raises thanks to tax reform

Starbucks announced Wednesday that they will create 8,000 new jobs and 500 manufacturing positions along with spending $250 million on pay increases, new jobs, employee benefits and stock options for their partners at the company’s stores. The coffee giant cites the “recent changes in the U.S. tax law” for its decision. The Washington Examiner has the details: Starbucks announced Wednesday it will spend $250 million on pay increases, new jobs, and stock options for its 150,000 partners at the company's stores, plants, and support centers starting Jan. 1. The coffee mogul cited "recent changes in the U.S. tax law" for its decision to boost ...

Americans are feeling positive impact of President Trump’s economic policies

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today reacting to a new poll showing higher numbers for President Trump’s tax reform law and the economy overall. “The American people are already feeling the impact of tax reform, even though it hasn’t even fully kicked in yet. The president's determination to deliver on his conservative campaign promises to reduce regulations and cut taxes is resulting in a growing economy and a much more confident American public. The positive impact of those conservative policies is reflected in the latest NY Times poll that shows growing confide...

Tax reform is already helping our economy!

For eight years, we saw our economy dwindling, businesses suffering and investments going overseas. Now there has been a major shift with the new tax reform law and American businesses are turning a new leaf, especially for American airlines. Businesses are starting to increase their corporate spending, especially for corporate travel. This is good news for a lot of airlines that depend on business travel and also good news for investors buying shares in these American airlines. CNBC has the details: Tax reform should boost business travel this year, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and that in turn will boost shares of the country's ...

Manufacturers agree with President Trump: Tax reform is “rocket fuel” for the economy

President Trump’s historic tax plan has provided manufacturers with the ability to hire more workers and put more money back into the pockets of manufacturing workers. Real Clear Politics has the details: In the NAM’s latest quarterly Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey of our members, most respondents felt confident that tax reform would grow their businesses and help their workers. Sixty-three percent said comprehensive business tax reform would encourage their companies to spend more on their facilities and equipment, and 58 percent said they would expand their businesses. In addition, 54 percent said they would hire more workers, and ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/8/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. The Senate will also return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was not in session last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, with the first vote set for 6:30 PM. On Tuesday, they’re scheduled to try to take up 15 bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House will take up S. 140, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Waters Rights Quantification Act of 2010. On Thursday, the House will take up S. 139, the FISA Amendments Authorization Act of 2017. And ...