Bucshon’s Labor Day Tribute & Pledge to America’s Workers

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“My dad spent 35 years as a UMWA coal miner in my hometown of Kincaid, Illinois.  He was proud of the work he did every day and rightly so,” Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) says in this week’s Republican address, which serves as a tribute to America’s workers and a pledge to keep doing all we can to bring jobs home and build a stronger economy. 

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The Hill: “GOP slams White House, Senate Dems on jobs”
Republicans used their Labor Day weekend address to blast the Obama administration and the Democratic-controlled Senate for dragging their feet on more than 40 jobs bills passed in the House. … Bucshon, a cardiothoracic surgeon, said that as a physician he took an oath to ‘do no harm,’ however, the administration’s policies ‘continue to harm our nation’s economy and families struggling to make ends meet, Republicans are offering solutions America’s workers can count on.’ … Bucshon cited his own childhood, boasting that his father spent 35 years working as a coal miner in his hometown in Illinois.”

Newsmax: “Rep. Larry Bucshon: Dems Must ‘Put Aside Politics,’ Fix Economy”
“Obama administration economic policies ‘make no sense’ for the jobless and millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet, Indiana Republican Rep. Larry Bucshon said Saturday in a Labor Day tribute to U.S. workers. There are solutions, he said – including an array of House-passed measures to kickstart the economy.  But to make them a reality, President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats will have to ‘put aside politics, and do what Americans do every day, and that’s get to work,’ Bucshon said.” 

ABC News Radio: “GOP Weekly Address: Rep. Larry Bucshon on Bringing Jobs Back to the US”
“With Labor Day on Monday, Bucshon spoke of how ‘Americas workers make our country go.’  He noted, however, that many of those workers are ‘hurting.’  Bucshon mentioned 40 ‘good jobs bills awaiting action,’ blame for which he pointed at the Democrat-held Senate.  Bucshon argues for lowering energy costs, fixing the tax code and restoring opportunities for all Americans.”

Evansville Courier Press: “Bucshon Gives Weekly Address for GOP” 
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) selected Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) to deliver the Weekly Republican Address for August 30.  Rep. Bucshon marked the upcoming Labor Day Holiday with a tribute to America’s workers and an update on his efforts to address the challenges they’re facing.  ‘Our solutions will address the sluggish job market and grow our economy over the long run,’ Bucshon said.”

Associated Press: “In the Republican address, Rep. Larry Bucshon of Indiana says Republicans are focused on creating jobs, lowering costs and restoring opportunity.”

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