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.
Supports a simpler, fairer tax code that promotes economic growth
Supports a simpler, fairer tax structure with lower rates for families and businessesi
Supports repealing and replacing Obamacare
Supports market-based, patient-centered reforms that address high healthcare costs and insurance premiumsii
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
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
Supports protecting Americans with pre-existing conditions
Supports current Medicare and Medicaidv
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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