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Turner Announces Legislation to Eliminate Obamacare Tax on First Responder Equipment

Repeal Would Help Medical Device Manufacturers Create Jobs and Grow the Economy

Mike Turner announced the reintroduction of legislation which would repeal the Obamacare excise tax on first responder equipment. Elimination of this tax, which was signed into law one year ago today, will help businesses like local manufacturer Ferno – Washington, Inc. create jobs and [...]

The State of the Union and a Chance for Legislators to Come Together

This year, I joined the Ohio Congressional delegation in sitting together as a symbol of unity. The delegation has had a strong tradition of working across the aisle to accomplish good things for the benefits of all [...]

Health Care Bill’s Medical Device Excise Tax Stymies Economic Development and Innovation

In March, I voted against the government takeover of health care in part because it imposed over 500 billion dollars of additional taxes, fees, and costs on an already struggling economy. That half a trillion dollars is money that the federal government is going to take out of the economy from employers looking to create jobs and put people back to work. [...]

Congress must act to forestall imminent tax increases

Early in my first term in Congress, I voted in favor of the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003. I supported this legislation during a previous economic downturn, because the best way to stimulate our economy, create jobs, and ultimately grow government revenues is to allow hard-working Americans to take home more of their own money to spend or save as they [...]