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Hern leads bipartisan letter to USTR Amb. Tai on lumber shortage

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By: Congressman Kevin Hern Press Release Today, Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) sent a bipartisan letter to US Trade Representative, Ambassador Katherine Tai, regarding steep increases in the price of lumber. The letter urges Ambassador Tai to resolve softwood lumber trade issues with Canada to help alleviate the rising costs of lumber. This letter follows Rep. Hern’s discussion with Ambassador ...

In Letter to Biden Administration, Congressman Guest Calls for Additional Support for Taiwan

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By: Congressman Michael Guest Press Release Washington, D.C.– Today, Congressman Michael Guest (MS-03), Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02), and 44 other Members of Congress sent aletter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigiegurging the Biden Administration to prioritize Taiwan in the Administration’s East Asia strategy and, specifically, to address the exc...

Reps. Castor, Katko Reintroduce Bipartisan Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act

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By: Congresswoman Kathy Castor Press Release Today, U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor (FL14) and John Katko (NY24) reintroduced the bipartisan Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act. This legislation would provide immediate access to support and medical care for individuals with metastatic breast cancer who already qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and are therefore eligible for M...

21Wilberforce ranks members of 116th Congress on support for international religious freedom

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By: Mark Wingfield (Baptist News Global) A nonpartisan group has released its annual rankings of Congressional action relating to international freedom of belief, conscience and religion during the 116th Congress, finding “strong bipartisan support” continues. The IRF Congressional Scorecard, a project of 21Wilberforce, commends 63 members of Congress as “Notable Leaders” for advancing internation...

Owens Introduces Legislation to Combat Critical Race Theory

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By: Congressman Burgess Owens Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Burgess Owens (UT-04) introduced two pieces of legislation in response to the Biden Administration's proposal to fund education programs informed by Critical Race Theory (CRT). The paired legislation, which includes a bill that would restrict the teaching of Critical Race Theory within federal institutions and a resolu...

Rep. Good Sends Letter to Federal Reserve Chair Calling for Fiscal Responsibility

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By: Congressman Bob Good Press Release Washington – U.S. Representative Bob Good (VA-05) led a letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell regarding recent comments during a 60 Minute interview. Despite an underwhelming jobs report and rising inflation, Chairman Powell is acting as arubber-stamp for President Biden’s calls for increased spending and high unemployment rates. This letter is par...

STEIL, JOHNSON, WISCONSIN DELEGATION CALL ON GOVERNOR EVERS TO HELP WISCONSIN WORKERS GET BACK TO WORK

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By: Congressman Bryan Steil Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01), Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), and members of the Wisconsin delegation called on Governor Tony Evers to end inefficient, wasteful incentives and help Wisconsin workers get back to work. You can read the letter here. "We need to get our way of life back. Employers across Wisconsin are reducing business hours, c...

Gibbs Seeks Answers on Softwood Lumber Policy

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By: Congressman Bob Gibbs Press Release WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Gibbs led a group of colleagues on a letter admonishing the Biden administration and pushing for a plan of action to help reduce the price of softwood lumber, currently seeing skyrocketing costs and hampering the building of new homes. Partly as a result of the coronavirus pandemic the supply of softwood lumber has been dramatica...

Representatives Guest and Letlow Introduce Resolution to Recognize National Police Week in the House

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By: Congressman Michael Guest Press Release Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Michael Guest (MS-03) and Congresswoman Julia Letlow (LA-05) introduced H. Res. 386, a resolution expressing support of the United States House of Representatives for recognizing National Police Week and the 394 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty and whose stories were recovered during 2020. This res...

Republican Leaders Demand Action on Massive Delays in Sending Records to Veterans and their Families

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By: Committee on Oversight and Reform Press Release WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Committee on House Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.), and a group of Republican lawmakers today wrote Archivist of the United States David Ferriero regarding the massive delays veterans and their families are encountering while requesting thei...

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