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Cut corporate tax rates, but not by increasing the deficit

Q: It looks like the Senate and Congress is going to pass the tax bill before you get to town. But if you had a chance, would you vote for this bill or against it?

JONES: Well, I've got to be honest with you, that's a 500 page bill. So I haven't had a real chance to look at that and study it, as a lot of people have not, which is one of my biggest concerns about the way things are going up there right now. This seems to be done, plopped into a vote too quickly. What I'm seeing and hearing and just reading about, there's things that I like about it, cutting corporate tax rates, cutting some things for the middle class and increasing the standard deduction. But my biggest concerns are the process and also the fact that it's going to increase the deficit by over a trillion dollars. That causes me great concern. I don't buy into the fact that it's going to grow the economy such that that trillion dollars debt will get wiped out. I think that's a major problem.

Source: Fox News Sunday 2017 on 2017 Alabama Senate race , Dec 17, 2017

Streamline regulations for small business

The most productive, innovative people I know are entrepreneurs who have had the courage to turn an idea into a business that makes their community better, grows jobs and truly stands at the heart of America. The future of our state is in supporting the growth of small and mid-sized businesses that care about the place they are formed and the people they employ. For these businesses, we need to streamline regulations and reduce the impediments to their success.
Source: 2017-2018 Alabama Senate website DougJonesForSenate.com , Aug 17, 2017

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