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  • Rep. Meadows Statement on Unemployment Rate Dropping to Lowest Level since 1969
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Statement on Unemployment Rate Dropping to Lowest Level since 1969 Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) released the following statement on the news of the U.S. unemployment rate dropping to 3.7% in September, the lowest level since 1969: “Amidst a chaotic news-cycle, the good numbers keep rolling in. We’ve now learned unemployment dropped to 3.7% in September—the lowest level in 49 years. This is a remarkable development that confirms the trend we’ve seen for nearly... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows Speaks in Support of Individual and Small Business Tax Cuts – ‘Tax Reform 2.0’
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Speaks in Support of Individual and Small Business Tax Cuts – ‘Tax Reform 2.0’ Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Mark Meadows spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of ‘Tax Reform 2.0,’ a package of legislation focused on making the individual tax cuts permanent, developing small businesses, enhancing family savings plans, and more. The transcript of Rep. Meadows’ speech is below. You can watch the full speech here. “Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support ... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Extend the ‘Opportunity Zones’ Policy
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Extend the ‘Opportunity Zones’ Policy Washington, D.C. – This week, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) introduced H.R. 6890, the Creating Advancement and Personal Improvement in Targeted American Localities (CAPITAL) Act of 2018. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 included a provision implementing a new mechanism called “Opportunity Funds.” Opportunity Funds allow investors to defer and reduce their capital gains tax bills in exchange for investing in projects locat... Read more

  • Meadows Joins Rep. Davis Introducing Bill on Permanent Tax Relief for Families, Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Meadows Joins Rep. Davis Introducing Bill on Permanent Tax Relief for Families, Small Businesses Washington, D.C. – This week, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) joined Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) introducing H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act, which makes the individual tax cuts included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act permanent. The bill is part of the Tax Reform 2.0 package introduced by the House Ways and Means Committee yesterday. The original tax reform bill, passed ... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows Sends Letter Urging Pro Family Provisions in Tax Reform 2.0
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Sends Letter Urging Pro Family Provisions in Tax Reform 2.0 Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), along with 30 other cosigners, sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Kevin Brady (R-TX), urging House leadership to include pro-family provisions in Tax Reform 2.0. Rep. Meadows’ letter urges leadership include H.R. 5006, the “Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act,” in Tax Reform 2.0. The bill would help parents bet... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows Requests Immediate Repeal of Individual Mandate
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt, Health Care, Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Requests Immediate Repeal of Individual Mandate Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) has submitted a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging Congress act now to repeal Obamacare's individual mandate beginning immediately. Last year, Congress included a repeal of the individual mandate’s tax penalty within the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—but the repeal does not take effect until fiscal year 2019. Unfortunately, many Americans are under the impression that the ma... Read more

  • Meadows' Statement on Tax Reform Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Meadows’ Statement on Tax Reform Vote Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows released the following statement on the House’s passage of the Conference Report accompanying H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Today is a momentous day for America. The forgotten men and women of our country voted to elect President Trump and a Republican Congress to fix the broken tax code that taxes American people too highly, ships their jobs overseas, and directly undermines the fundamental principles that... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows’ Statement on Passage of House Tax Reform Bill, H.R. 1
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows’ Statement on Passage of House Tax Reform Bill, H.R. 1 Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Today, the House kept its promise to pass a historic tax reform proposal—and it’s a delivery that is long overdue. Moms, dads, small business owners, and working families across the country sent us to Congress to create a simpler and fairer tax code that grows our economy, works for American... Read more

  • Meadows’ statement on the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in In the News on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20171116/meadows-statement-on-passage-of-tax-cu... WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Today, the House kept its promise to pass a historic tax reform proposal—and it’s a delivery that is long overdue. “Moms, dads, small-business owners and working families across the country sent us to Congress to create a simpler and fairer tax code that grows our economy, works for A... Read more

  • RELEASE: Rep. Meadows on ABC This Week
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows on ABC This Week Washington, D.C. – On Sunday, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) appeared alongside Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos. The two members discussed the new GOP tax reform proposal, which is going through the committee amendment process beginning today. “It's a work in progress,” Meadows said, but “preliminary numbers look very good in terms of economic growth. As I have looked at this particular bill, it appears that we should be able ... Read more

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