Congressman Steve Pearce seeks re-election to District 2 post

May 22, 2012 • Local News

Congressman Steve Pearce

U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., says he is seeking re-election to his District 2 post. If re-elected, he will serve his fifth Congressional term overall. Pearce is being challenged by longtime Democrat activist Evelyn Madrid Erhard.

Aside from spending cuts, Pearce suggested reforming “the way that we spend tax payers’ dollars,” in an effort to create more jobs. He listed taxes and regulations as two inhibitors of job creation. Pearce called for eliminating punitive requirements that stop individuals from being able to create jobs and growing their businesses. While he isn’t against regulations, Pearce said, “We should try to find the balance to where we can get whatever the objective of the regulation is without killing the jobs.” He cited the listing of the dunes Login to read more

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