Hurd cited focus on other committees
"Just two weeks ago, Congressman Hurd quit his post on the House Committee on Small Business saying that he was unable to find the time to serve."
Very small businesses, generally
"The growth rate of women-owned businesses in Texas has nearly doubled that of the nation since President Obama has taken office."
Sought, not accepted
Young Conservatives of Texas
Ryan Sitton’s company "accepted over $650,000 in Obama stimulus dollars."
He had a gavel
"I have cut taxes 63 times, including a 2006 property tax reduction that ranks as the largest in state history."
Uttered at Otterbein
Says Mitt Romney told university students in Ohio that to start a business, they should "borrow money if you have to from your parents."
"The only segment in the beer market that is growing is the craft beer segment."
Counting more than 1,000 districts as single entity
Says Texas school districts are the fifth largest employers in the world.
Contacts helped, but claim overreaches
"Bill White used D.C. connections from his job in the Clinton administration to form a company that did business in the Middle East and defaulted on a $60 million loan."
Rate dropped, but taxes rose
"We lowered the business tax from 4 percent down to 1 percent."
Senator's tax argument has holes
Kay Bailey Hutchison
“The largest tax increase that we have ever had in our state is yours – it is the business margins tax that you signed, governor.”
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