U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Endorses Deborah Ross for North Carolina U.S. Senate; an Experienced Leader Who Fights for North Carolina's Hard-Working Families
Deborah Ross receives a 100% rating, endorsement from the Women's Chamber as a champion of women's economic priorities.
Washington, DC, October 13, 2016 (Newswire.com) - “I am proud to announce the endorsement of the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce ( http://www.uswcc.org ) for Deborah Ross in the race for North Carolina U.S. Senate,” stated Margot Dorfman, CEO. “Deborah Ross has a remarkable track record of getting things done for her community. And she understands that now is the time to leverage her experience, relationships and conviction to support the needs of North Carolina families in the U.S. Congress.”
“Deborah Ross understands North Carolina needs a robust platform for the creation of quality jobs to support and grow our middle class. She is also committed to women’s economic priorities, receiving a one-hundred percent rating from the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce,” continues Dorfman.” Deborah Ross will continue to be an advocate for women-owned business and all small businesses that support our local and national economy,” adds Dorfman.
“Ross knows that small businesses and entrepreneurs are the backbone of the North Carolina economy, and of America. She is dedicated to supporting their success, supports a positive economic environment for women workers and business owners, American job creation, fair pay, a fair minimum-wage, family-friendly workplaces, tax policies that support a vibrant middle class and access to capital and federal contracts for women-owned firms,” continues Dorfman.
“Deborah Ross also knows that small businesses strengthen our economy and create two out of every three new jobs. Following onto her experience in the North Carolina General Assembly, Deborah will continue to work to ensure that small businesses in North Carolina and across the country have the resources they need to reach their full potential. And she will focus on creating an economic environment where business can succeed, working to achieve these goals, in a way that strengthens working families, grows our middle-class and creates good-paying jobs across North Carolina.” Dorfman added.
“Growing the number of strong women leaders in Congress is critical to assuring that women’s economic priorities are advanced,” adds Dorfman. “American prosperity is directly linked to the economic success of women. Seventy percent of women work and seventy-two percent of mothers work. A record forty percent of all households with children under eighteen include mothers who are either the sole or primary source of income for their family. Women own more than 287,000 North Carolina firms employing more than 568,000 workers with payrolls in excess of $7 billion,” continues Dorfman.
“Deborah Ross has a remarkable track record of getting things done for her community. The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce is proud to endorse her candidacy,” concludes Dorfman.
For more information on women candidates visit http://www.IVoteForWomen.org. The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce unifies the collective strength of women in the U.S. economy. Using a platform of influence, innovation, and opportunity, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce works with and for its members to grow successful businesses and careers. For additional information, go to http://www.uswcc.org or call 888-418-7922.
Source: U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce