Rep. Adam Kinzinger Will Talk Jobs in the Weekly Republican Address

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, ILL)…

Washington, D.C. – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that job creation will be the focus when Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) delivers the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday, June 11. The news that our economy still isn’t creating enough jobs has raised new questions about Washington Democrats’ ‘stimulus’ policies. Republicans recently unveiled “A Plan for America’s Job Creators,” a blueprint that builds on the Pledge to America with measures designed to remove government obstacles to private-sector job growth – the kind of growth that the ‘stimulus’ promised but failed to deliver. These will be among the topics discussed in the weekly address.

“I’m humbled to have an opportunity to address our nation about the future of job creation, which is on the minds of folks throughout Illinois’ Eleventh Congressional District and across the country,” Rep. Kinzinger said. “In Illinois, businesses are sapped with more taxes and increased government regulations that directly impact them, creating greater consumer uncertainty, which translates to less confidence in the markets. At a recent town hall meeting, I spoke with constituents and job creators who are fed up with the doubt and distrust over our economy. In order to refuel economic growth, we must eliminate out-of-control spending and end unnecessary regulations and skyrocketing taxes on job creators.”

Adam Kinzinger, a pilot in the Air National Guard, represents the people of Illinois’ Eleventh Congressional District. Kinzinger serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee as well as a Deputy Republican Whip. Kinzinger remains active in the military with the rank of captain and has earned the Air Medal six times serving in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

“Americans continue to look at Washington Democrats’ ‘stimulus’ policies and ask ‘where are the jobs?,'” Speaker Boehner said. “To help get our economy back to creating jobs, we need to remove the uncertainty coming out of Washington, and Republicans have put forth a job creation plan focused on doing just that. Having seen how high taxes and burdensome regulations are destroying jobs in Illinois, Adam has made getting government out of the way of small businesses his top priority in Congress. I look forward to hearing what he has to say in our weekly address.”

The text and the audio of the Weekly Republican Address will be available tomorrow, Friday, June 10 at 3:00 p.m. EST on http://speaker.gov/. It will be embargoed until Saturday, June 11 at 6:00 a.m. EST, at which time it will be available here for viewing and http://kinzinger.house.gov/

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