WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican agenda this fall will focus on repealing environmental and labor regulations they say are driving up the costs of doing business and discouraging employers from hiring new workers.House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says in a memo to his fellow Republicans that as soon as Congress returns to Washington next week he will start bringing up bills to repeal or restrict federal regulations. The Virginia lawmaker also said the House would also act on a small business tax deduction.The memo was released Monday.The GOP approach to job creation comes as President Barack Obama prepares to announce after Labor Day a broad jobs package expected to include tax cuts, infrastructure projects and help for the unemployed.



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