WATCH: Rep Allen West “My opponent Patrick Murphy and I have very different plans for the country”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KyJmuN7D7oo] Friends, My opponent Patrick Murphy and I have very different plans for the country. Murphy’s plan includes the largest tax increase in history for the Middle Class, $716 billion in cuts to Medicare, and job-crushing regulations and taxes on small business. We’re 12 days out from the election and we need to make sure […]

Congressman Allen West “This Week’s TriFacta… “

by Congressman Allen West via Facebook on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 3:46pm · Jobs and the Economy Number of Underemployed Americans Rises in September: The total number of “underemployed” Americans was 23.2 million in September, including those unemployed (12 million), those who are no longer looking for work (2.5 million), and those who are working part-time […]

Rep. Allen West Saves Company from Laying Off Workforce – Employee’s Rally for West

(WASHINGTON)—Congressman Allen West (R-FL) will visit Capitol Supply, an office product distributor in Sunrise, Florida on Thursday.  West will meet with the employees and management team of the company that he prevented from closing due to federal government actions. Capitol Supply performs transactions with federal customers through the General Services Administration (GSA).  As a result […]

Rep. Allen West Receives Guardian of Small Business Award

West Receives Perfect Score from National Federation of Independent Businesses (WASHINGTON) — Congressman Allen West (R-FL) received the coveted National Federation of Independent Business Guardian of Small Business Award Thursday. The award is presented to Members of Congress who NFIB considers “champions” of small business owners. West received a perfect score of ‘100’ for his votes on 13 […]

Rep. Allen West Introduces National Security and Jobs Protection Act

With sequestration looming, bill encourages bipartisan cooperation (WASHINGTON) — Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement after introducing the National Security and Jobs Protection Act, to be debated in the House of Representatives Thursday: “In just over 100 days, automatic across-the-board cuts will take effect, substantially reducing funding for national defense and essential domestic programs by […]

Rep. Allen West “Obama just can’t stop slamming small business”

by Allen West on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 6:00pm Once again, the President has demonstrated his disdain for the ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit of our private sector. Yesterday, in response to Governor Romney’s comment that President Obama’s new, more stringent fuel economy standards were “extreme,” President Obama quipped: “Maybe the steam engine is more […]

Congressman Allen West released this statement today regarding the latest unemployment report

(WASHINGTON)— Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement today regarding the latest unemployment report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics: “July marks the 42nd consecutive month Americans have suffered under unemployment rates of eight percent or above. Employers are simply not hiring and why should they? President Obama has promised to raise taxes on America’s […]

Congressman Allen West: Stop the Tax Hike!

(WASHINGTON) — Congressman Allen West (R-FL) is joining House Republicans today by hosting two town hall meetings on “Stop the Tax Hike Day” to emphasize the need for the United States Congress to block the largest tax increase in our nation’s history scheduled to go into effect January 1, 2013. West released this statement today: “President Barack Obama’s […]

Rep Allen West “Obama’s Failure is America’s Pain”

(WASHINGTON)— Congressman Allen West released this statement today in reaction to the May jobs report: “It has never been more evident that President Barack Obama has failed Americans.  He has taken a situation that was bad and made it catastrophically worse.  Today’s jobs report marks the 40th consecutive month of eight percent unemployment, the longest sustained […]

Rep Allen West “If Congress Fails to Act”

Dear Friend, Next January, if Congress fails to act, a $494 Billion dollar tax increase will crush the American economy. The Washington Post calls it Taxmageddon. The Congressional Budget Office says it will lead us into recession. It would be an increase of unprecedented proportions and I need your help to stop it. Out of […]