New Democrat Coalition Chairman Statement on Camp Tax Reform Proposal

Feb 26, 2014
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – New Democrat Coalition Chairman Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) issued the following statement in response to the release of Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp (MI-04)’s plan to overhaul the nation’s tax code for the first time since 1986:

“I applaud any effort to start a productive discussion on how we can reform our tax code to make it simpler, fairer and more competitive,” the statement read. “This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to work in a bipartisan fashion to fix our broken tax code for American families and businesses, and I will work with my New Democrat Coalition colleagues to review Chairman Camp’s proposal with a careful eye toward the ways that we can promote job creation and entrepreneurship in America.”

The New Democrat Coalition is dedicated to maintaining America’s standing as the world’s strongest, most successful nation. Founded in 1997, the New Dems believe firmly in the power of American ingenuity and innovation, and are focused on finding ways to foster and harness this creativity to grow our economy, create new American jobs, and ensure a safer and more secure future for our country.