Jobs

Small businesses are the backbone of our country, and yet they seem to be the enemy of this administration. This administration is doing everything it possibly can to crush small businesses.
This is an awful report, and if you take out the build-up in inventories, America’s growth last quarter was effectively zero. This is more proof that President Biden is bungling the recovery, and now faces serious questions...
While meeting with businesses in TX-24, I am constantly told about hiring shortages and the employment difficulties that have been brought on by the pandemic. We have businesses who survived the pandemic only to be forced to...
If the Biden administration believes that rejoining the agreement is something the American people should support, then he should submit the Paris Climate Agreement to the Senate as a treaty and let the people decide through...
The Paycheck Protection Program helped retain more than 220,000 jobs in the 10th Congressional District of Texas. Understanding what this program would mean for Texans back at home, I was a strong supporter of the PPP in...
Another good week in the greatest state in the nation.I got to check out fighter jets at Boeing's facility in San Antonio and cut the ribbon on the new F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fleet Service Life Modification contract, which...
Three Texas cities have passed paid sick-leave ordinances, but implementation of the rules in San Antonio and Austin has stalled amid court challenges.
As Chairman of the House Rules Committee, I issued the following statement today after the U.S.
During the Obama administration the hiring policy/process for air traffic controllers was changed — radically changed.  For the average person to get their head wrapped around this insane policy should be ...
I released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address: 
This is an economic sabotage. Crippling tax hikes will kill American jobs, drive many of them overseas, hammer small businesses as they struggle to recover, worsen the labor shortage and drive inflation even higher.
As the Republican Leader on the Appropriations Committee, I successfully fought for funding that is vital to Texas’ 12th Congressional district’s national security and local defense jobs.
The real reason behind America's sudden distaste to step away from one's computer, go out and look for a job, is that it is already getting a weekly stimmy from the Biden admin, which has pivoted the pandemic emergency into...
Earlier this month, the Department of Labor announced that the economy added an astounding 4.8 million jobs in the month of June, shattering economists’ expectations.  This was the largest monthly jobs gain in the history of...
With 128,000 jobs added in October, this is a solid report that shows workers continue to be the driver in this strong economy.
Payroll growth rose in line with expectations in July and the unemployment rate remained at 3.7% amid a sharp jump in the size of the labor force to its highest level ever.
Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its own employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages.
The Department of Labor issued a report last week that the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, the lowest it’s been in 18 years. With almost one million jobs created since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law...
Yesterday, I joined Brian Kilmeade on Fox News Radio’s “The Brian Kilmeade Show” to discuss the economy, tax reform, and the need to get Americans off of the sidelines and back into the workforce. On jobs coming back...
Last week, Rob Wittman (R-VA), Gene Green (D-TX) and Allen Lowenthal (D-CA), and I introduced legislation (H.R. 2286) intended to advance the capabilities of two-year community and technical colleges to...

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