If we continue down the current regulatory path, companies will no longer be deciding whether to locate new work in Washington or South Carolina. They will be having serious conversations about whether to continue doing business in the United States.
Job creators across America face myriad challenges stemming from our country’s economic struggles.
These hardworking citizens deserve freedom from government interference as they seek to innovate, grow and expand, not a reactionary bureaucracy handcuffing their ability to make reasonable business decisions.
They are the way out of our fiscal malaise, and we are doing everything in our power support them.
Reps. Trey Gowdy and Tim Scott are South Carolina Republicans. Scott serves on the Rules Committee. Gowdy is a member of the Education and Workforce Committee, the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy, and the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.