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  • Jordan statement on House passage of FY 2018 budget with tax reform reconciliation instructions
    Posted in Press Release on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the FY 2018 budget with reconciliation instructions regarding tax reform: “It’s time for Congress to do what we told the American people we would do when they sent us here in the first place: reform the tax code so that ordinary Americans can keep more of their hard-earned money. Today’s vote on the Senate budget with reconciliation instructions opens the door to tax reform that will lower ... Read more

  • Jordan statement on Trump announcement of Kautter for acting IRS commissioner
    Posted in Press Release on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will designate Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy David Kautter as acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service after current IRS Commissioner John Koskinen’s term expires on November 12: “IRS Commissioner John Koskinen was appointed to the IRS to clean it up after Lois Lerner used her position to target conservatives. But instead, under his watch, subpoenaed documents were ... Read more

  • Jordan statement on House passage of FY 2018 budget with tax reform reconciliation instructions
    Posted in Press Release on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed its FY 2018 budget with reconciliation instructions regarding tax reform: “It’s time to do what the American people sent us here to do: reform the tax code so everyday Americans can keep more of their hard-earned money. Today’s budget vote opens the door to tax reform, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to lower rates, simplify the tax code and encourage economic growth. It’s ... Read more

  • Jordan to discuss tax reform, conservative agenda at Heritage Foundation
    Posted in Press Release on June 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will join several of his House colleagues for a panel discussion on Friday. The panel is titled, “Principles for Tax Reform: A Conversation with the House Freedom Caucus.” The panel will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at the Heritage Foundation’s headquarters on Massachusetts Avenue. The panel will be hosted by Jack Spencer, Vice President of the Institute for Economic Freedom at The Heritage Foundation. RSVP to attend in person at http://www.heritage.org/taxes... Read more

  • ADVISORY: Jordan to join HFC members for POLITICO Playbook interview
    Posted in Press Release on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will join House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and HFC Member Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) for a live POLITICO Playbook interview on Thursday morning. POLITICO Playbook co-authors Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman will ask questions ranging from health care to the federal budget to government funding. WHAT: POLITICO Playbook live interview with Freedom Caucus members WHEN: Thursday, April 6 – doors open at 8 a.m., interview at 8:30 a.m. WHERE: W Hotel (51... Read more

  • Jordan to speak at Cato policy event tomorrow
    Posted in Press Release on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) will join Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI), as well as staff of the Cato Institute, for a special briefing titled the “Cato Handbook for Policymakers.” The event will take place at 12 p.m. tomorrow in the Gold Room (2168) in the Rayburn House Office Building. Peter Russo, director of Congressional Affairs at the Cato Institute, will moderate the event. WHO: Rep. Jim Jordan, Rep. Justin Amash, David Boaz (Executive Vice President, Cato Institute), David Bier (Immigrat... Read more

  • Op-Ed: No more excuses, Republicans
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on January 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare, Taxes

    Too often, Washington puts the concerns of the politically connected before those of ordinary Americans. Imagine this scenario. A man who works a second shift walks out to get in his truck to drive to work. Now remember, when you work second shift you’re forced to miss some of your kids’ after school activities and their summer little league games. But like most Americans he’s willing to do the hard things for his family. As he pulls out of his driveway, the second shift worker sees a guy two ho... Read more

  • Jordan named 2015 Taxpayers' Friend
    Posted in Press Release on October 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) has been named a winner of the 2015 Taxpayers’ Friend Award by the National Taxpayers Union (NTU). Rep. Jordan was one of two representatives for Ohio who received an “A” in the 2015 Congressional Rating by NTU, given for his strong voting record on behalf of lower taxes, limited government and economic freedom for all Americans. Since 1979, NTU has analyzed every roll call vote affecting fiscal policy. The “Taxpayer Score” is based on how each Member of Congres... Read more

  • ICYMI: Jordan grills IRS commissioner during Judiciary hearing on impeachment
    Posted in Press Release on September 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) grilled Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen about allegations of misconduct in a hearing on impeachment before the House Judiciary Committee. TRANSCRIPT of first Q/A with Koskinen: /UploadedFiles/KoskinenHearingTranscript1.pdf TRANSCRIPT of second Q/A with Koskinen: /UploadedFiles/KoskinenHearingTranscript2.pdf VIDEO of first Q/A with Koskinen: https://youtu.be/Q_WmMs8PXFw VIDEO of second Q/A with Koskinen: https://youtu.be/bJTZUeQ_iPo The h... Read more

  • Freedom Caucus Statement on Impeachment Proceedings of the IRS Commissioner
    Posted in Press Release on September 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Washington, D.C.— The House Freedom Caucus released the following statement: “After months of tireless efforts, the House Judiciary Committee will finally hold impeachment proceedings of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen next Wednesday. This hearing next week will give every American the opportunity to hear John Koskinen answer under oath why he misled Congress, allowed evidence pertinent to an investigation to be destroyed, and defied Congressional subpoenas and preservation orders. It will also ... Read more