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Dear Friend,

As a reminder, my staff holds mobile office hours every Friday from 12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. at the Schaumburg Township Center, located at One Illinois Blvd in Hoffman Estates. If you cannot make it to one of my district offices, let us come to you!

This week, the Department of Commerce reported that the economy only grew at 1.3 percent in the second quarter of the year, below the previously reported rate of 1.7 percent. American families don't need the Department of Commerce to tell them that the economy hasn't recovered, they already know it. As Chairman of the Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access, I've been hearing over and over again how hard American families and small businesses are struggling. This meager second quarter growth rate only confirms what we've known all along: the last four years of big government and reckless spending haven't worked. This is not something that can wait until January or the new election. It's time to reach across the aisle now, put a moratorium on new regulations, and extend current tax rates for small businesses

Finally, I send out these weekly newsletters because it is important to me to keep my constituents informed about the ways in which I am working for them. You can find an archive of past newsletters by clicking here. You can also find me on Facebook and Twitter.

I work for you,

Joe Walsh


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