Economy and Jobs
Economic success stems from limited government and expanded freedom. For years, President Obama’s agenda destroyed jobs and tookore money out of hard earned paychecks. With President Donald Trump and strong majorities in the House and Senate, we have been given a new opportunity to promote positive conservative change.
In order to increase national employment and put our economy back on the path to prosperity, our nation must maintain a strong right-to-work workforce. South Carolina’s positive pro-business environment proves that these policies will create jobs and bring success. I believe we should provide broad, growth-oriented, permanent incentives for economic activity across all sectors and industries, with immediate application and sustained, long-term implications. This will ensure that Washington takes a back seat to Main Street and job creators are empowered to do what they do best—create jobs. Small businesses, which are America’s job creators, deserve positive encouragement.
House Republicans know what it takes to get our economy moving again, which is why we have promoted the "A Better Way" agenda that promotes job creation through tax cuts and deregulation.
I believe in the power and promise of the American people to do what is necessary to rebuild our economy and to make it stronger. The government, for its part, needs to be bold but also precise. Our economy will recover, so we must prepare for that recovery by avoiding actions today that could lead to hyperinflation, high interest rates, and higher taxes in the future.
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Congressman Joe Wilson Applauds October Job Numbers
West Columbia, S.C. – Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) released the following statement praising the October job numbers:
Congressman Joe Wilson Applauds US-Mexico-Canada Agreement
West Columbia, S.C. – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement applauding the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):
ICYMI: House Passes Tax Reform 2.0
Washington, D.C. – This week House Republicans passed three pieces of legislation, which makes tax cuts for individuals permanent, and helps small businesses provide retirement plans for employees and families start saving earlier.
Congressman Joe Wilson Receives the NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award
Washington, D.C.- Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation's leading small business association, named him a Guardian of Small Business for his outstanding voting record on behalf of America's small businesses:
Congressman Joe Wilson Praises President Trump's Speech at the UN General Assembly
Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement praising President Donald Trump’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly today:
Rep. Joe Wilson Applauds Decrease in Unemployment Claims
West Columbia, S.C. – Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) released the following statement applauding the Department of Labor’s announcement today that they have adjusted the unemployment claims from last week, and highlighted a decrease in claims:
Rep. Joe Wilson Praises U.S. Economy Growth Rate of 4.1%
West Columbia, SC. – Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) released the following statement praising the April-June Gross Domestic Product announcement:
Congressman Joe Wilson Applauds Department of Labor's Decision on Association Health Plans
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) released the following statement in support of the Department of Labor’s finalized rule that enables more employers to form Association Health Plans (AHPs).
The Last Day of our 32-Year-Old Tax Code is TODAY
Next year, when you file your taxes, 80% of households are expected to have to pay less!
Some other benefits resulting from the #TaxCutsandJobsAct include;
Congressman Joe Wilson Holds Apprenticeship Forum with Leaders in Technical Education and Manufacturing
West Columbia, S.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) held an apprenticeship forum with experts from technical education and from manufacturing discussing ways to address the growing skills gap.