Economy & Budget

America needs a new vision for infrastructure

America Needs a New Vision for Infrastructure

 

Infrastructure matters. It matters to the families in Flint who don’t have access to clean water, the commuter who’s late for work due to traffic jams, and to farmers who depend on...

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Sustaining our national transportation system

This year, as candidates vie for political offices across the nation and voters consider policies they want those candidates to pursue, there is one fundamental policy we hope they will keep in mind – how to sustain our multilayered national...

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Senator McConnell, don't ignore Kentucky's small businesses

Those who follow Congress are rarely optimistic about what changes the legislative branch can make in an election year. However, this year could be different because of one issue that has historically attracted high levels of bipartisan support:...

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Inspiring entrepreneurs: Learning from the experts

In Congress, I have the privilege of sitting on the House Committee on Small Business, the committee tasked with advocating for protections and smart government policies for the country’s small businesses.

The work we do on the committee is...

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Protect national security by targeting the debt

The old expression “sometimes less is more” is one Congress should pay attention to right now. While legislators are beginning to debate next year’s funding priorities for the Department of Defense, there’s a still more significant set of fiscal...

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Fix the broken regulatory system to save the American Dream

Out on the campaign trail, candidates and politicians have blamed a whole host of culprits for our challenges in the modern global economy. But the fact is, if we want to win jobs for Americans and outpace our international competitors, then we...

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