Last week we highlighted some ways in which the Small Business Jobs Bill could benefit Tart Lumber, the small business in Sterling Virginia where Republicans laid out their “Pledge to America.” Apparently, Craig Fritsche, the President of Tart Lumber agrees telling MSNBC’s Ed Schultz last night, “I do like that bill. And I’m glad they’re making efforts to help us borrow money.”
The same Republicans in Congress who mentioned small businesses eighteen times in their “Pledge to America” voted against the Small Business Jobs Bill in the House on the same day...that’s right..they voted against a bill that would potentially benefit the very small business where they rolled out their agenda.
The potential benefits to Tart Lumber in the Small Business Jobs Bill, signed into law by President Obama just yesterday, include:
And let’s not forget….
In addition to hiking taxes for 110 million middle-class families and millions of businesses, the Congressional Republicans have also consistently opposed the 8 small business tax cuts that the President had already signed into law: