Robert Ehrlich on The Economy

Last Updated : Oct 05, 2010

Summary

Governor Ehrlich's plan for the economic recovery of Maryland consists of lowering taxes and creating a more friendly business climate. He lists the following 11 items that he plans to do when in office:

  • Fundamental shift in attitude
  • Get Marylanders back to work
  • Lower taxes to create jobs
  • Fix Unemployment Insurance
  • Appoint agency expediters
  • Lead complete regulatory review
  • Establish quarterly roundtables
  • Reward success
  • Achieve technology dominance
  • Create micro-business knowledge desk
  • Empower Veteran Entrepreneurs

 

Small Business Plan

 

Campaign Website Statements

 

Voting Record

Sarbanes-Oxley

In response to Enron and other accounting scandals, Congress passed a bill which imposed a number of book-keeping and accounting regulations on several industries. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 The bill received moderate bi-partisan support in the House and passed in a 334-90 vote. Robert Ehrlich voted in favor of Sarbanes-Oxley.

Robert Ehrlich voted in favor of Sarbanes-Oxley.

Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999

Also known as GRAMM-LEACH-BLILEY ACT, this legislation ended the Glass-Stegall rule that separated banking institutions from investment institutions. Robert Ehrlich voted in favor of the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999.

Robert Ehrlich voted in favor of the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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