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.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.