SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) toured the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas plant in San Antonio and attended a Q&A session with local job creators at a roundtable discussion hosted by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Several media outlets covered Sen. Cruz’s visit, where he discussed his efforts to deliver on the promises made to the American people and implement fundamental tax and regulatory reform to create more good paying jobs for Texans throughout the state.
Selected news coverage is below:
San Antonio Express News: Ted Cruz touts small businesses, bashes Obamacare at Mi Tierra in San Antonio
“Cruz said during the meeting that some of his priorities going forward are repealing Obamacare, along with tax and immigration reform. ‘It was a pleasure to sit and listen to their concerns,’ Cruz said of his meeting at Mi Tierra. One person with a stake in small business, Donald J. Gonzales, of Estrada Hinojosa Investment Bankers, approved of Cruz’s message at the Mi Tierra meeting. ‘It was great to hear how he sees them (Cruz’s goals) all being important and critical for the success of small business,’ Gonzales said. While speaking with media, Cruz discussed what he would do in order to help small businesses thrive in the current economic climate, saying two-thirds of all jobs come from small businesses. ‘Small businesses grow when you see regulations under control, taxes under control,’ Cruz said. ‘If you want to see the economy take off, you reduce the taxes, you simplify the tax code and you reduce regulations on small businesses.’”
“Senator Ted Cruz met with small business owners in San Antonio about the future success of their businesses Tuesday. Mores Said has owned and operated restaurants in the San Antonio area for more than 6 years. He says the support of the community has kept his business a float. […] Said, [is] also concerned with the possibility of a debit card swipe fee hike. […] Eliminating regulations like that is what Senator Cruz says will result in success. ‘Small businesses grow when you see regulations under control, taxes under control. The keys to economic growth are tax reform and regular reform. If you want to see the economy take off, you reduce the taxes, you simplify the tax code and you reduce regulations on small businesses and job creators,’ said Senator Ted Cruz.”