Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (IL-06) issued the following statement today applauding the House passage of Majority Leader Cantor's Small Business Tax Cut.
"Washington has created one obstacle after another to job creation. For the small business person just trying to get their head up above water, the Small Business Tax Cut is a pathway forward for them to grow, prosper, and hire. While the Senate spent this week voting on a tax increase that won't create a single job or help reduce our debt, House Republicans voted to provide Americans with tax relief, job creation, and economic growth. It's a commonsense plan that puts us on a trajectory away from our current high unemployment while we continue to lay the framework for comprehensive, pro-growth tax reform. I urge the Senate and President Obama to join the House in supporting small businesses -- the engines of our economy -- by supporting this bill."