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Hoyer Press Shop May 23
Here’s your takeaway from today’s Ways and Means hearing on the ...
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Hoyer Press Shop May 23
In 2016, said he would create “massive numbers of jobs” for steelworkers. But, since announced plans to impose tariffs, “employment in each of America’s top 10 steel cities has grown slower than the rate of growth for the U.S. as a whole.”
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Hoyer Press Shop May 23
Here’s a friendly reminder to Members who are saying stock buybacks are good for the economy: : “…Buybacks don't have much direct impact on the economy… [do] not do much to increase wages, hire workers or build facilities”
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Steny Hoyer May 23
Republicans promised Americans that their would raise wages & create jobs. The reality? Businesses are taking their tax cut, rewarding shareholders, closing factories, & moving jobs overseas. This is yet another example of the law leaving American workers behind.
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Hoyer Press Shop May 23
As today’s subcommittee hearing gets underway on the ’s impact on small businesses, we took the liberty of putting together some questions for our colleagues across the aisle:
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Hoyer Press Shop May 22
.’ actions are driving up gas prices & wiping out whatever tax benefits Americans are seeing from the . The impact is even worse in rural communities, where working Americans are more likely to have fewer public transit options:
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Hoyer Press Shop May 22
.: “‘…The main use of corporate America’s tax savings will be takeovers and stock buybacks rather than capital investment or hiring,’ said Trim Tabs Investment Research in a note.”
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Hoyer Press Shop May 22
Workers laid off. Investors rewarded. Jobs shipped overseas. lays out what one company – one that GOP leaders pointed to as an example – actually did after the was signed into law. And it’s not what GOP leaders promised:
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Hoyer Press Shop May 21
Thanks to the , corporate America is throwing a “record-setting party” for wealthy investors – not hiring workers or raising wages. highlights how S&P 500 companies have broken the 2007 record of stock buybacks:
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Hoyer Press Shop May 21
Premiums are expected to rise, & Americans know exactly who is to blame. In a new poll by , the majority agreed that Congressional GOP & the Trump Admin’s actions to sabotage the are responsible for higher health care costs.
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Steny Hoyer May 17
The is failing to live up to the promises Republicans made. Republicans know it. And so do the American people. Here’s another look at how the law is playing out nearly six months after its enactment:
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Hoyer Press Shop May 16
Add to the growing list of organizations opposed to Republicans’ partisan . Through its extensive cuts to nutrition assistance, the GOP Farm Bill will put millions of seniors at risk of going hungry. Read their letter here:
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Hoyer Press Shop May 16
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Hoyer Press Shop May 16
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Hoyer Press Shop May 16
This is what happens when you hold hearings AFTER you pass a sweeping change to the tax code: at today’s hearing, one witness admitted corporations can utilize new loopholes & save billions in profits, but small businesses are left behind
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Hoyer Press Shop May 16
At hearing on the , Chairman Brady suggested Dems are cherry-picking data when Ranking Member Neal pointed out 83% of the benefits of the law are going to top 1% by 2027. So we looked at other years: Spoiler: they’re all bad.
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Hoyer Press Shop May 16
As leaders leave their conference meeting & gets started on their *first* hearing on the —almost a full 6 months after the bill was signed into law—here are a few questions for GOP leaders:
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Hoyer Press Shop May 16
Before tries to tell you their pays for itself at today’s hearing – the 1st hearing on H.R. 1 – here is a piece by former Dir. Holtz-Eakin, who is testifying today on how the law will explode the deficit:
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Hoyer Press Shop May 15
It’s infrastructure week… But & have nothing to tout on infrastructure. No legislation, no hearings or Committee mark-ups, no action on the Floor. highlights just how little progress the Admin has made on a proposal:
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Ways and Means Dems May 15
Nearly six months since its signing, the Republican tax law has spurred layoffs, higher health care costs, ballooning debt, and rewards for wealthy investors, not workers. Read more here:
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