Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Promises about Workers on Perry-O-Meter

Purge unneeded laws and regulations that stifle entrepreneurs

Pave "the way for ongoing job growth by purging unnecessary laws and regulations that stifle Texas entrepreneurs."

Create criminal penalties for employers who knowingly hire undocumented workers

Impose "criminal penalties on employers who knowingly violate employment laws by hiring workers who are in Texas illegally."

Provide business tax credit to help workers get high-school diplomas

Offer businesses a tax incentive of $1,500 for each full-time employee who earns a high school diploma or GED. Business would be required to grant their employees two hours a week of paid time off to study or attend class.