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Congressman Dave Trott

Representing the 11th District of Michigan

Jobs and Economic Growth

Rep. Trott’s top priority in Congress is to build a healthier economy and create more jobs for hard-working families in Southeast Michigan.

Rep. Dave Trott is a job creator.  Having created over 1,800 jobs during his career, Rep. Trott knows the reforms we need to create a healthier economy in Southeast Michigan.  If the economy improves, families will see higher paychecks and have more opportunities to reach the American Dream.

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More on Jobs and Economic Growth

August 12, 2018 Blog Post
It is important for our constituents to know that Congress and the administration is fighting for them, and the statistics regarding the economy since the start of this Congress should not be overlooked. Unemployment is at historic lows, job openings are at record highs, paychecks are growing, and wages are rising, right along with economic optimism.
July 17, 2018 Press Release
I am proud to have supported this legislation because small businesses make up 99% of all enterprises and employ almost half of our American workforce, and we must reform our capital markets. This bill does just that by stimulating investment through reducing regulatory burdens on angel investors and encouraging entrepreneurship in the ever-changing 21st century economy.
July 12, 2017 Press Release
In Michigan, the heartland of our nation’s domestic auto industry, legislation that decreases the burden placed on auto manufacturers and provides greater access to information for automotive consumers is a win-win.
June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Dave Trott (MI-11) issued the following statement after the Housing Opportunities Made Easier (HOME) Act, legislation he introduced to ensure Habitat for Humanity affiliates and other similar organizations can continue to receive donated appraisals on the homes they build, passed the U.S. House of Representatives as a part of the Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 10)

May 22, 2017 Press Release
Today's announcement by Ford doubles down on its commitment to the future - the future of Ford, the future of the automotive industry, the future of Michigan. As a proven leader, Ford's new president and CEO Jim Hackett is sure to launch Ford into the 21st century, rising to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
May 19, 2017 Press Release
Today's announcement by Ford, the addition of a new fuel-efficient transmission in Livonia, further underscores its commitment to raising the bar, modernizing our domestic automotive production in conjunction with the unmatched work product of the hardworking men and women of Michigan - an unequaled duo that will undoubtedly continue Ford and Michigan's unparalleled reputation on the world stage.
May 18, 2017 Press Release
I look forward to joining my Michigan colleagues and the Governor in an effort to ensure the functionality and eventual duplication of the Poe Lock - the vitality of our national and regional economy, as well as our national security, depends on it.
May 17, 2017 Press Release
We need to crackdown on currency manipulators, like China, leveling the playing field for domestic manufactures and ensuring we set the rules. I am greatly encouraged by the Administration's interest in taking into account this important issue - one that will protect the jobs of hardworking Michigan families.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
The CHOICE Act provides individuals and families with the opportunity to choose the checking accounts, mortgages, retirement plans, and credit cards that work for them while imposing the toughest penalties in history for financial fraud.
April 6, 2017 Press Release
We need to ensure that our innovators and start-ups in Southeast Michigan have access to the capital they need to grow their business, create jobs, and continue to drive our economy.