job creation

We Urge You to Reject Calls for a “Repatriation Tax Holiday”

Dear Member of Congress: We urge you to reject calls for a “repatriation tax holiday” allowing U.S.multinational corporations to bring home offshore profits at a reduced tax rate. The proposed repatriation holiday is, pure and simple, an attempt by a few multinational corporations to dodge their rightful tax obligation. It…

Here’s a change—Action instead of talk

Once again we are hearing the popular political refrain about small business being crucial to leading us out of the current economic malaise.  Yesterday President Obama announced his proposal that he believes will boost rural, small business economic development. According to a Bloomberg report  the President’s plan will include: (E)xpanded loan…

Illinois Dems weigh in on job creation and deficit reduction

With all the national attention being focused on the nation’s lack of jobs and deficit reduction, this week two Illinois U.S. House members put forward their plans to help the country.  Both have some great ideas. Yesterday, Representative Mike Quigley released his 60-step blueprint he hopes the new Congressional deficit…