Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category

Tax cut goes to the heart of job creation

April 18, 2012 | Posted by Eric Cantor

Op Ed in Richmond Times Dispatch
April 18, 2012

Talking to people across Virginia, I am hearing the same message: They want to see a strong economy and job creation. While we’ve seen some signs that the economy is beginning to grow again, it’s not moving at the rate needed to get our friends and neighbors … Read More

Steve Forbes: Bottom line on election-year taxes

| Posted by Eric Cantor

By: Steve Forbes
April 17, 2012 09:24 PM EDT

As millions of Americans held their nose on tax day and sent their money to Washington, the House and the Senate were also focused on taxes. The Senate couldn’t muster enough support Monday to consider the “Buffett rule,” a new minimum tax rule that seems to … Read More

Congressman Cantor Attends Signing of JOBS Act

April 5, 2012 | Posted by Eric Cantor

Today Congressman Cantor attended the bill signing ceremony at the White House for the JOBS Act. This new law will cut through Washington red tape and will lead to job creation. It will help small businesses grow and expand, and will create new jobs.

Congressman Cantor said:

“This bill tries to make it a … Read More

Congressman Cantor Commended for his Leadership

April 3, 2012 | Posted by Eric Cantor

Legislator Cantor
By The Hill Editors
April 3, 2012

The majority leader in the House has a lot of responsibilities, most notably the scheduling of legislation for votes.

But recently House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has also been crafting high-profile bills.

Earlier this year he reworked a Democratic measure that sought to ban insider trading … Read More

JOBS Act Just What Obama Ordered

February 28, 2012 | Posted by Eric Cantor

Published in Politico on February 28, 2012
Rep. Eric Cantor & Rep. Stephen Fincher

America has always offered immense opportunity because innovators have had the ability to take risks, work hard and be rewarded for it. Innovators, entrepreneurs and small-business people built the framework for American success, creating legacies lasting generations.

Companies like Ford, Apple and Boeing … Read More

Cantor’s small-business drive

February 22, 2012 | Posted by Eric Cantor

Please see the excellent opinion article that ran today in the Washington Times about Congressman Cantor’s work to get the economy moving again.

MILLER: Cantor’s small-business drive
House leader wants tax and regulatory relief to turbocharge economy
By Emily Miller
The Washington Times
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Small business has taken a beating in … Read More

Congressman Eric Cantor Comments on State of Union Address

January 26, 2012 | Posted by Eric Cantor

On Tuesday President Obama delivered his State of the Union Address to our nation. Once again he advocated following a path that has been tried and has failed to create much needed jobs, and lead our nation to recovery.

Congressman Cantor issued the following statement:

“For the past three years, President Obama has sought … Read More

Congressman Eric Cantor Continues to Focus on Job Creation

January 6, 2012 | Posted by Eric Cantor

Congressman Cantor continues to focus on job creation as we begin 2012. Last year the Republicans in Congress passed over 20 different bills which would help create jobs, but they are stalled by the Democrats in the Senate. It is time for President Obama and the Democrats to work with the Republicans in Congress and pass … Read More

Encouraging Innovation and Entrepreneurship To Spur Job Growth

November 16, 2011 | Posted by Eric Cantor

Richmond Times-Dispatch
Rep. Eric Cantor
November 16, 2011

Small businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of our economy. According to the Kauffman Foundation, fast-growing young firms comprise less than 1 percent of all companies but generate roughly 10 percent of new jobs in any given year. Given that startups are the most dynamic source of new jobs, … Read More

Eric Cantor’s Optimism

November 3, 2011 | Posted by Eric Cantor

In case you didn’t see this, the Wall Street Journal ran the piece below about Congressman Cantor’s recent speeches on economic opportunity. Thanks for your support!

President Obama and Democrats are making great hay of the Occupy Wall Street protests, using the movement to highlight their own class-warfare themes. Now House Majority Leader Eric … Read More