Chairman Dave Camp
  • The Prescription Pad

    ObamaCare Wrong Prescription for Job Creation

    Nov 5, 2012-- Recent jobs data suggest that too many Americans are struggling to find full-time work. The October jobs report underscores the challenge facing many of those looking for full-time employment, noting that 8.3 million Americans were employed part time “for economic reasons” last month. As the report cites, “These individuals were working part time because their hours had been cut back or because t... more

  • Press Release

    Camp Statement on October Jobs Report

    Nov 2, 2012-- Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released the following statement in reaction to the October jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor. A net total of 171,000 jobs were created, and the unemployment rate for October increased to 7.9 percent. “Today’s lackluster jobs report is simply the latest confirmation that the economic policies of the Obama Administration ... more

  • The Jobs Search

    10 Key Facts on Jobs and Unemployment

    Nov 2, 2012-- 1. Almost 4 Million Fewer Jobs than Projected: In January 2009, the Obama Administration forecast there would be 137.6 million jobs in December 2010. Instead there were 130.3 million jobs in December 2010. Even 22 months later in October 2012, there are just 133.8 million jobs – 3.8 million fewer than the Administration’s forecast for late 2010. 2. Slowest Jobs Recovery Ever: This is the only “rec... more

  • Press Release

    Camp, Brady Statements on U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Entry Into Force

    Oct 31, 2012-- Washington, DC - Today, Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statements upon the announcement by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk that the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement has entered into force. Chairman Camp stated: “Today's announcement is welcome news for U.S. workers, farmers, ranchers and job-creators. Impleme... more

  • Press Release

    Despite Promises of Transparency, Obama Administration Suppresses Report That Would Detail Rise in Welfare Dependence

    Oct 25, 2012-- Washington, DC - A day after his inauguration, President Obama promised his Administration would be defined by its openness and transparency, proudly declaring, "I will also hold myself, as president, to a new standard of openness….Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency." Sadly, the Obama Administration has failed to live up to the President’s lofty rhetoric, ... more

  • Press Release

    Camp, Boustany Want Answers on Obama Administration’s Use of Taxpayer Dollars on PR Campaigns

    Oct 24, 2012-- Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany Jr., M.D. (R-LA) demanded that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provide information by October 31, 2012, on the use of taxpayer dollars on contracts promoting the Democrats’ health care law through public relations campaigns, advertisements, polling, message testin... more

  • Press Release

    Camp to Administration: Comply with Delphi Document Request

    Oct 23, 2012-- Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) sent a letter to Department of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the White House Counsel signaling a willingness to subpoena all records associated with the termination of Delphi pensions if they decline to fully comply with a congressional request for documents. “Despite repeated assertions that the Obama Administration would... more


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