Norm Mosher, the Democratic Congressional candidate for Virginia’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, is calling on Congress to pass a year-end funding bill that includes language to rein in the increasingly popular practice of corporate "tax inversion." Mosher explained, “using this loophole, a U.S.-based corporation, buys a foreign company, dissolves its U.S. corporate status, and then reincorporates to capitalize on that country’s lower tax rates”. “It has been estimated that such a practice could cost the U.S.
Norm Mosher, Congressional Democratic Candidate for Va’s 1st Congressional District, is urging Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank when it returns from recess on September 8th. “Though it may sound mundane,” Mosher said, “the Bank is critical to helping the growth of U.S. small businesses, such as the thousands of small businesses in the 1st Congressional District.” If Congress fails to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank by Sept. 30 or it will shut down.
Democratic candidate for Virginia’s 1st Congressional District in the House of Representatives, Norm Mosher, expressed his support for President Obama’s announcement on Friday that he plans to use emergency powers to give government workers a 1 percent pay raise beginning next year. The President is able to raise federal pay through a law authorizing him to increase wages because of "national emergency or serious economic conditions affecting the general welfare”. The pay hike will also apply to the military.
Not so many years ago, the majority party in the House of Representatives took seriously its constitutional role as the chief instrument of governing the United States of America.
If the same party held both the presidency and the Senate majority, legislation passed, governing occurred.
Some regional cultural differences caused occasional logjams, but even these deep differences were circumvented by both parties in the interest of governing.
1st Congressional District Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives Norm Mosher applauds the release last week of economic data that illustrates the prospects for continued growth of the U.S. economy. Mosher said “the economy is back on track, despite the obstructionist efforts of the Republican caucus on Capitol Hill.” “Thanks to the Administration and Democrats’ efforts, the economy continues to gain strength and is rebounding from the economic mess left by the Bush Administration,” he said.