VOTING IS AN IMPORTANT WAY FOR YOU TO NOT ONLY
DO YOUR CIVIC DUTY, BUT TO PROTECT YOUR JOB.
WE KNOW AND RESPECT THAT VOTING IS A PRIVATE
AND PERSONAL CHOICE. THIS ISSUES GUIDE SIMPLY
PROVIDES BASIC CONCEPTS YOU MAY WANT TO
CONSIDER WHEN YOU VOTE.
PA I D F O R B Y J O B C R E AT O R S A C T I O N F U N D , I N C . , W W W. J C A F U N D . C O M ,
A N D N O T A U T H O R I Z E D B Y A N Y C A N D I D AT E O R C A N D I D AT E ’ S C O M M I T T E E .
GOVERNOR ROMNEY We’re living in difﬁcult economic times, HEALTH INSURANCE PRESIDENT OBAMA
but we’re all in this together. Government The federal government requiring all U.S. citizens to
policies affect our company’s ability to buy or otherwise obtain health insurance coverage
ENERGY. The governor supports energy ENERGY. His administration restricted the
make a proﬁt, create jobs, and take care of as a condition of their citizenship is not good for expansion of leases for oil and gas exploration
independence and immediate expansion of the
Keystone XL pipeline. He also favors greatly employees through our compensation and America, our company, and our employees. on government lands and opposed the Keystone
expanded oil and gas exploration leases on beneﬁt programs. Too much of anything XL pipeline that will provide more jobs and lower
federal lands and offshore, which will provide energy prices.
can be a bad thing especially when it’s
thousands of jobs for American workers.
The new federal health care law amounts to
burdensome laws, government “red tape,” HEALTH CARE. ObamaCare mandates that
the single largest tax on American people and
HEALTH CARE. Gov. Romney favors reform and taxation. Too much of big government individuals buy health insurance and imposes
that encourages competition and brings down businesses in history according to the United States a tax penalty on individuals who do not buy
doesn’t just affect our company; it affects
costs. He believes individuals who purchase Supreme Court. One part of this tax is a 40% excise health insurance. This creates new taxes and
our employees, our customers, and our
their own insurance should get the same tax health premiums are expected to rise as a result.
tax on plans that provide generous coverage to
advantages that businesses do. In addition, he shareholders. Voting is an important way Many small businesses would be forced to
employees, which could mean a big tax hike on
would allow small businesses to band together for you not only to do your civic duty, but drop coverage, negatively impacting millions of
and negotiate cheaper insurance for employees, insurance plans like ours. But, it gets even worse workers.
to protect your job. We know and respect
helping employers and employees alike to for some employees. Employers can avoid the high
that voting is a private and personal TAXES. The President would increase many
costs mandated by the new federal health care
choice. This Issues Guide simply provides types of taxes, including those on businesses that
TAXES. The governor supports a ﬂatter, some very basic concepts you may want to law by “dumping” their employees into a federal ﬁle taxes as individuals. This will affect 75 percent
simpler, fairer tax code for all Americans that government plan and just pay a $2,000 penalty for of all small businesses, where two thirds of all
consider when you vote.
will help businesses, and families to prosper. He jobs are created.
doing so. While our company has no intention of
opposes tax increases that limit job creation. He
doing so, we may be forced into doing so in order to
believes capital investments grow the economy,
ENERGY AND GASOLIN E stay in business.
create jobs, and lead to a broader, more equitable
tax plan for everyone. Increasing energy production in the United States is
good for America, our company, and our employees.
Here’s why: TAXES
Increasing current tax rates and creating new
Rising energy and gasoline prices hit household
taxes on businesses are not good for America, our
budgets hard, forcing families to spend less on other
company, and our employees. Here’s why:
things. It’s the same with our company. Higher pump
prices increase the cost of making and transporting Taxes are like any other cost to a business; they
the products we sell, leaving the company with less are ultimately passed onto the customer as higher
money to grow the business and take care of our prices for company products and services. So,
employees. Even if we could raise our it’s consumers who have less money in
prices a bit, customers would buy their pockets when taxes on business
less the way many of you don’t are raised. If consumers have less
ﬁll up your gas tank anymore. money to spend, they will buy less,
In either case, this is not and businesses will then have less
good for our company or our money to grow their businesses
employees. and take care of their employees.