Georgia’s 6th Congressional District Special Election

The Special Election to fill the vacancy of former Representative and now confirmed U.S. Secretary Health and Human Services Tom Price will be held on June 20, 2017. The next congressperson will begin working on legislation that will help or hinder the growth of small business.

Below you’ll find a head-to-head comparison of the positions expressed by both candidates on issues that are important to small businesses. 

FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE

SPECIAL ELECTION, TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017

THE CANDIDATES

Karen Handel

KAREN HANDEL (R)

Taxes:

Supports a simpler, fairer tax code that promotes economic growth

Supports a simpler, fairer tax structure with lower rates for families and businessesi

Healthcare:

Supports repealing and replacing Obamacare

Supports market-based, patient-centered reforms that address high healthcare costs and insurance premiumsii

Regulations:

Supports reducing punitive regulations and costly red tape that limit business expansion and job growth

Supports growing the economy by reducing taxes and onerous regulationsiii

 

Jon Ossoff

JON OSSOFF (D)

Taxes:

Supports reducing the tax burden on small businesses and simplifying tax filing

Supports repealing special interest subsidies that make it harder for small firms to competeiv

Healthcare:

Supports protecting Americans with pre-existing conditions

Supports current Medicare and Medicaidv

Regulations:

Supports equal pay for equal work as well as raising the federal minimum wage indexed to cost of living vi

Supports enforcing environmental laws that conserve America’s treasured wildlife and natural beautyvii

 

 

 

Where do NFIB members--small business owners--stand on these issues? Find out here.

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