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  • Latest Action: May 08, 2012 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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    • Larry Matheney: Voice of 'business unions' growing louder - Op-Ed ... - July 21, 2012 by ( ) - Our Congressional representatives can support the Bring Jobs Home Act, (S 2884 and HR 5542) as a first step toward a path that will stop incentives for off shoring, reorient our economic policies to make the economy work for ...

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      As noted by ( ) on July 21, 2012, "Our Congressional representatives can support the Bring Jobs Home Act, (S 2884 and HR 5542) as a first step toward a path that will stop incentives for off shoring, reorient our economic policies to make the economy work for ..." (/url?q=http://wvgazette.com/Opinion/OpEdCommentaries/201207200079&sa=U&ei=uJQSUJrkFoqa8gTFzoGQCg&ved=0CDUQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFs5YEKcJ5XQ136RGFMcK_wv0EAoQ)
    • Larry Matheney: Voice of 'business unions' growing louder - Op-Ed ... - July 20, 2012 by ( ) - Our Congressional representatives can support the Bring Jobs Home Act, (S 2884 and HR 5542) as a first step toward a path that will stop incentives for off shoring, reorient our economic policies to make the economy work for ...

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      As noted by ( ) on July 20, 2012, "Our Congressional representatives can support the Bring Jobs Home Act, (S 2884 and HR 5542) as a first step toward a path that will stop incentives for off shoring, reorient our economic policies to make the economy work for ..." (/url?q=http://wvgazette.com/Opinion/OpEdCommentaries/201207200079&sa=U&ei=MFMVUL6cHpDi9gThuICYDA&ved=0CDoQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNF_b-3LBeEzPH5c621gF5AOOKUQfw)
    • Senate to Vote on 'Bring Jobs Home' | Drudge Retort - July 20, 2012 by danni - H.R. 5542: Bring Jobs Home Act. During this afternoon's debate on the Republican bill to repeal the health care reform law, which the U.S. Supreme Court upheld June 28, Democrats offered a measure opening the door for a ...

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      As noted by danni on July 20, 2012, "H.R. 5542: Bring Jobs Home Act. During this afternoon's debate on the Republican bill to repeal the health care reform law, which the U.S. Supreme Court upheld June 28, Democrats offered a measure opening the door for a ..." (/url?q=http://www.drudge.com/news/159091/senate-vote-bring-jobs-home&sa=U&ei=ITcRULPBB4ua8gTUuICQBg&ved=0CDQQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNHBIyHDCIkPqDiDfzLlE4pi7ybf0w)

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    • Baldwin Campaign: Tammy Baldwin releases new TV ad "Engines" - July 30, 2012 by WisPolitics.com - Baldwin is a cosponsor of H.R. 5542, the "Bring Jobs Home Act," which would give a tax break to business owners who relocate an overseas company to the United States and eliminates a tax break for companies that outsource jobs. "Engines" script ...

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      As noted by WisPolitics.com on July 30, 2012, "Baldwin is a cosponsor of H.R. 5542, the "Bring Jobs Home Act," which would give a tax break to business owners who relocate an overseas company to the United States and eliminates a tax break for companies that outsource jobs. "Engines" script ..." (http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=275942)
    • Hunterdon County Developmental Center probe: No more abuse - July 19, 2012 by The Star-Ledger - On the one hand, they deride President Obama for doing nothing to create jobs. Yet when a bill to create jobs, the Bring Jobs Home Act (HR5542), is introduced, they strike it down without a second thought. The Bring Jobs Home Act has a ...

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      As noted by The Star-Ledger on July 19, 2012, "On the one hand, they deride President Obama for doing nothing to create jobs. Yet when a bill to create jobs, the Bring Jobs Home Act (HR5542), is introduced, they strike it down without a second thought. The Bring Jobs Home Act has a ..." (http://blog.nj.com/ledgerletters/2012/07/post_12.html)
    • My View: Bill would reward insourcing, not outsourcing - July 16, 2012 by Freeport Journal Standard - A more useful bill was stated in a letter from Senator Dick Durbin: H.R. 5542 or S.B. 2884, the “Bring Jobs Home Act.” This bill would eliminate tax loopholes and tax incentives for corporations who outsource their work to countries with cheaper ...

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      As noted by Freeport Journal Standard on July 16, 2012, "A more useful bill was stated in a letter from Senator Dick Durbin: H.R. 5542 or S.B. 2884, the “Bring Jobs Home Act.” This bill would eliminate tax loopholes and tax incentives for corporations who outsource their work to countries with cheaper ..." (http://www.journalstandard.com/opinions/x1992163766/My-View-Bill-would-reward-insourcing-not-outsourcing)
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