Economy and Jobs
As a former small business owner I understand firsthand the importance of small businesses to our economy. The government must get out of the way so American workers, families and entrepreneurs can thrive.
Washington has limited job creators with regulations and irresponsible fiscal policies that have weakened our economy, slowed innovation and decreased job opportunities.
With our nation nearly $20 trillion dollars in debt, it is time to find innovative solutions to help balance our budget. We must tackle the fiscal challenges facing our country on every level in order to give future generations a chance for economic prosperity.
In Congress I have introduced legislation aimed to reduce the federal debt and make more responsible spending decisions at all levels of government. Rest assured I will continue to help restore America's middle class and challenge policies that stand in the way of giving Americans the best opportunities for economic success.
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Washington, D.C.— Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) issued the following statement after voting in support of the H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act:
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Congressman Chuck Fleischmann introduced his bill, the Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act, H.R. 378. This bill will enhance the existing program for federal employees who identify frivolous spending of taxpayer dollars by doubling the previous maximum bonus.
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann was the Honorary Chair of the Women Entrepreneur Symposium, an event to highlight and support women in business.
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann praises CBL Chairman Charles Lebovitz and his family as "visionaries" in response to the economic growth that the Chattanooga area has witnessed at the 30th birthday of Hamilton Place mall.
Fleischmann Reintroduces Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act
Washington, D.C.— Congressman Chuck Fleischmann last night reintroduced the Employees Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act. The bill creates incentives for federal agencies to find areas of savings and requires those savings to be used to pay down the national debt.