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Congressman David Rouzer

Representing the 7th District of North Carolina

Economy/Jobs

Receiving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Enterprise Award for my work on behalf of small businesses and pro-business policies.

More on Economy/Jobs

February 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, with the support of Congressman David Rouzer, the House of Representatives used the Congressional Review Act to initiate the repeal of several job-killing regulations put in place by the Obama Administration in the final 60 days of his presidency.  Repealing these regulations will make way for tens of thousands of new energy jobs, prevent expensive compliance costs for American businesses and provide citizens with more protections under their 2nd Amendment rights.

January 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman David Rouzer introduced the Stop EPA Overregulation of Rural Americans Act (H.R. 694) to reverse a detrimental regulation, introduced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), establishing costly federal standards for the manufacture of residential wood heaters.  This onerous rule will result in substantial production costs effectively driving manufacturers out of the market at a time when demand for wood heaters is increasing.  H.R.

January 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer issued the following statement today in response to President Donald J. Trump’s executive actions to advance two pipeline projects, freeze federal hiring, insist on better trade agreements and ensure American taxpayers are not forced to subsidize abortions anywhere in the world:

January 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman David Rouzer was appointed to serve on the House Committee on Natural Resources. 

August 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) today announced that he will be joining the entire North Carolina Congressional delegation to co-host the 2016 North Carolina Business & Economic Development Summit.  The summit seeks to advance legislative policies to increase business growth and create more good-paying jobs.  The summit will take place on Monday, September 12th and Tuesday, September 13th in Washington, D.C.

June 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Republicans unveiled a comprehensive plan to grow the economy by regulating smarter, delivering affordable and reliable energy, ending bailouts, putting students and workers first and cracking down on lawsuit abuse.  This plan, referred to as “A Better Way to Grow Our Economy,” puts forth 101 recommendations and is the product of several months of taskforce meetings and discussions.

June 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, House Republicans unveiled a comprehensive plan to fight poverty by encouraging work, expanding opportunity and increasing government accountability.  This plan, referred to as “A Better Way to Fight Poverty,” is the product of several months of taskforce meetings and discussions.

January 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) released the statement below following President Obama’s State of the Union address:

“Tonight, the issues and fears that are front and center in the hearts and minds of the American people were not addressed.  We need a clear and comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIS and regain our influence in the world.  Additionally, we should be reducing the size and scope of government so we can create a strong economy that produces jobs.  What we heard from the President tonight will accomplish neither.”

November 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) joined Senator Richard Burr, Congressman Walter Jones (NC-03) and Senator Thom Tillis in writing a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate urging support of Governor Pat McCrory’s request for a Public Assistance disaster declaration in the amount of $31.7 million for Brunswick, Carteret, Dare, Hyde, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, and Pender Counties and statewide Hazard Mitigation as a result of severe storms and flooding that occurred during the period of September 25,

October 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below following the House vote on H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.  H.R. 1314 is a two-year budget deal which increases discretionary military and domestic spending by $80 billion and raises the debt ceiling by $1.5 trillion in new federal debt.

“Though this budget agreement includes a much-needed increase in funding for our military, it authorizes far too much spending on other bloated federal bureaucracies that are harming economic growth and job creation.”