Boehner invites companies facing regulatory burdens to Obama's jobs speech

BoehnerJohn BoehnerRepublican Study Committee elders back Harris for chairman Dems to GOP: Help us fix ObamaCare The disorderly order of presidential succession MORE's guests represent companies that have had specific run-ins with the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, and regulations created by the healthcare law and the Dodd-Frank financial legislation.

Most notably, Boehner has invited Illinois soybean farmer Rock Katschnig, who asked President Obama last month during a town hall meeting to ease the regulatory burden on farmers. Obama replied to Katschnig, "Don't always believe what you hear."

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But Boehner's office said Katschnig would be harmed by a proposed EPA rule on particular matter, what Republicans have called the EPA's effort to regulate dust on farms.

Another guest, National Cement President Spencer Weltman, has had to suspend construction of a cement kiln in Alabama due to proposed EPA Clean Air Act regulations, according to Boehner's office.

Eric Trelber, CEO of Chicago White Metal Casting, has also been threatened by increased costs due to the EPA's proposed regulations for utilities emissions.

Other guests of Boehner are:

Lisa Ingram, COO of White Castle, a restaurant chain threatened by the health care law.

Jim Plante, CEO of Pathway Genomics, which has been "attacked" by FDA after proposing a merger.

Ignacio Urrabazo, president of COmmerce Bank of Laredo, Texas, which has been blocked from some lending activity by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Jack Earle, managing partner of Earle Enterprises, who has claimed harm from healthcare and financial regulations.

Glenn Rieger, general partner at NewSpring Capital, which has cited problems with regulations from Sarbanes-Oxley.

Safi Bahcall, CEO of Synta, which Boehner says is being hampered by an "uncompetitive American business environment."

Kalell Isaza Tuzman, CEO of KIT Digital, which has cited problems with Sarbanes-Oxley.

Chris George, CEO of CMG Finance, a mortgage company facing higher costs under the healthcare law.

Henry Juszkiewicz, CEO of Gibson Guitar Company, which was raided by federal agents who, Boehner's release said, have not explained reasons for the raid.

Gordon Logan, CEO of SportClips, one of the country's fastest growing hair salon franchises that is also "struggling with the new health care law's burdensome costs and mandates."