Romney penned the following op-ed in USA TODAY:
Sometimes truth arrives from the most unexpected sources. Christina Romer, President Obama's former chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisors, said last week that she was dismayed at Washington's lack of focus on jobs.Actions and not talk, are needed NOW! Here Romney lays out some steps needed to create an atmosphere that will encourage job growth:
"I frankly don't understand why policymakers aren't more worried about the suffering of real families," Romer said. "We need to realize that there is still a lot of devastation out there." She called the 8.9% unemployment rate "an absolute crisis."
How bad is it? Last week, in the blue-collar community of Taunton, Mass., the annual jobs fair was canceled because not enough companies came forward to offer jobs..........
- Free, open and fair access to foreign markets, with a focus on constructive trade reform with China.
- Elimination of the federal bureaucratic and regulatory stranglehold on business.
- A market-driven energy policy that encourages investment in America and reduces our dependence on foreign oil.
- A commitment to fiscal responsibility through budget restraints and entitlement reform.