Boehner Hosts Listening Session with Ohio Job Creators in HamiltonPosted by Press Office on May 11, 2012
Today, Congressman Boehner hosted an open discussion with Ohio small business leaders and job creators in Hamilton. Boehner opened the discussion by asking the job creators what they needed to see coming out of Washington in order to encourage job creation and grow the economy, here are a few of the responses:
As reported by the West Chester Buzz, Trevor Stansbury, president and founder of a company in Loveland, told Boehner, “One of the things that is killing all of us is the uncertainty and our reluctance therefore to hire people because we don’t know what is around the corner.”
Laura Doerge-Roberts, president of Vinyl Max Windows in Hamilton, was among the many job creators who expressed their frustrations with ObamaCare and the threat it is posing to employer provided benefits. As reported by WCPO, Mrs. Doerge-Roberts “told Boehner under President Obama's healthcare plan, it's more attractive for her company to violate federal law and pay a $340,000 a year fine for not providing healthcare than to provide what she called the rising costs and decreasing benefits.”
Boehner wrapped up the event by reiterating that House Republicans will continue to stay focused on job creation:
If you are in the Cincinnati area, tune into your local news tonight to catch their coverage of the event.
More from Congressman Boehner’s Discussion with Job Creators here:
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