Economy and Jobs

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February 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON− The House tonight passed an extension of the debt ceiling, increasing the burden on the American people.  Following passage, Congressman Fleischmann made the following statement.  

February 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON− Congressman Chuck Fleischmann released the following statement regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) new Budget and Economic Outlook.

January 31, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON− Congressman Chuck Fleischmann organized a bipartisan group of legislators from around the Tennessee Valley, including all nine Tennessee House members, in the fight for the Chickamauga Lock. For years, the root problem was ignored in favor of earmarks.  Now, there has been a change to the funding mechanism for the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, and there is additional funding available for projects in the inland waterways system.

January 29, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON− Today, House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers announced Appropriations Subcommittee assignments for the second session of the 113th Congress.  Representative Fleischmann retained all three of his subcommittees including his important role on the Energy and Water Subcommittee.

April 5, 2013 Press Release

 Congressman Fleischmann Responds to Disappointing March Jobs Report

WASHINGTON− Congressman Fleischmann released the following comments on the Department of Labor’s March jobs report.  The report showed approximately 496,000 Americans left the work force, dropping the participation rate to only 63.3 percent.  That marks the lowest point since the Carter Presidency, in 1979.

February 5, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann Speaks in Support of The Require a Plan Act

October 5, 2012 Press Release
CHATTANOOGA− Congressman Chuck Fleischmann commented on the September jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The September report indicated that the economy added 114,000 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 7.8%.
September 13, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON−Congressman Chuck Fleischmann was awarded the “Guardian of Small Business Award,” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business advocate.