October 20, 2017

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Op-Ed: Washington Needs Teamwork to Score a Tax Reform Win for America

We all should lift our heads up to see how positive tax reform can be for our country and then work together to make sure this once in a generation opportunity results in a goal being scored for America’s families and businesses.

Op-Ed: Washington Needs Teamwork to Score a Tax Reform Win for America
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Op-Ed: Washington Needs Teamwork to Score a Tax Reform Win for America

 

“Keep your head up” is an important thing for hockey players to both remember and do. Hockey players can get into big trouble by looking down during the brief time they might control the puck, instead of looking up to see the broader and more important possibilities and dangers developing around them.

As they construct tax reform that could help significantly improve America’s anemic economic growth, policymakers in Washington should keep their heads up. Working as a team, President Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress have a once in a generation opportunity to move the tax reform puck all the way down the ice and then go “top shelf” against the goaltender for Team Status Quo.

Tim Pawlenty is the CEO of Financial Services Roundtable.  To read the full op-ed at The Hill, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Financial Services Roundtable represents the largest integrated financial services companies providing banking, insurance, payment and investment products and services to the American consumer. Member companies participate through the Chief Executive Officer and other senior executives nominated by the CEO. FSR member companies provide fuel for America’s economic engine, accounting for $92.7 trillion in managed assets, $1.2 trillion in revenue, and 2.3 million jobs.

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