Encouraging private-sector job creation should be the state Legislature's focus
As someone who came to the Legislature from private business, I have advocated that the Legislature get serious about turning around our stagnant economic growth through policies to encourage private investments that create jobs.
House Republicans continue to offer common-sense solutions that would get economic development projects started sooner, curb the rate at which state agencies are drafting new regulations for businesses, and make it harder for the Legislature to raise your taxes. Here are just a few of our ideas.
House Joint Resolution 4206 is our proposal to put the two-thirds requ...