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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More on Economy and Jobs
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.
Fleischmann Welcomes Chattanooga ORNL Office
Washington, D.C.— Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN – 03) is pleased to be a part of Oak Ridge National Laboratory opening an office in downtown Chattanooga. Several world class facilities at the lab have been used to solve business and manufacturing problems for corporations nationwide and the lab will now focus on the Chattanooga area.
Fleischmann Named Guardian of Small Business
Washington, D.C.— The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading advocate for small businesses, awarded Congressman Fleischmann with its biennial Guardian of Small Business Award for his outstanding support of America’s small business owners in the 114th Congress.