by Scott Neuffer

Amodei touts importance of local control, private sector growth

When it comes to promoting economic growth for communities like Douglas County, the federal government needs to be responsive, not reactive, to private sector interests, Congressman Mark Amodei, R-Nev., argued at GE Energy in Minden on Friday.

“You represent livable wages and benefits packages so people don’t have to rely on the emergency room for healthcare. You are the fabric of your community,” Amodei told a group of GE employees. “These things also generate tax collections without having to create new tax structures. We’re not going to get back to a balanced budget until the private sector gets going.”

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