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Rep. Porter Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Older Americans Age in Place

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By: Congresswoman Katie Porter Press Release Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would make it easier for older Americans to age in place. The Homecare for Seniors Act, which was introduced with Congressman Don Bacon (NE-2), changes the law to allow older adults to use funds from their health savings accounts (HSAs) for homecare. “For Orange County seniors w...

Murphy and Marshall Introduce Legislation Banning Abortion Providers from PPP Participation

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By: Congressman Greg Murphy Press Release Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) and U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. (KS) introduced the Abortion Providers Loan Elimination (APLE) Act, which requires Planned Parenthood affiliates to return the $80 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans they illegally applied for and received. It would also ensure Planned Pare...

Johnson Leads Series of Republican Floor Speeches on Biden’s Border Crisis and the Partisan Democrat Infrastructure Proposal

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By: Congressman Mike Johnson Press Release WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) led a series of Republican speeches yesterday evening on the House floor on Biden’s Border Crisis and the partisan Democrat “infrastructure” proposal. “When President Biden was inaugurated, the American people will remember, he called for unity,” Johnson said. “He promised to w...

Welch and Simpson Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Stop the Labeling of Non-Dairy Products as ‘Milk’

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By: Congressman Peter Welch Press Release WASHINGTON – Representatives Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), and Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho) today re-introduced bipartisan legislation that requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take enforcement action against manufacturers labeling non-dairy products as dairy. The DAIRY PRIDE Act would stop the us...

LESKO REINTRODUCES RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS

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By: Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) introduced a bipartisan resolution to designate April 18, 2022, as National Amateur Radio Operators Day to recognize the important contributions amateur radio operators have made to our nation. “Throughout history, amateur radio operators have provided invaluable services to our communities...

Rep. Fischbach Introduces Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act

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By: Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach (MN-7) introduced the Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act of 2021. The bill prohibits organizations that perform abortions from receiving federal funding. “Expecting taxpayers to foot the bill for a procedure many find morally reprehensible is callous, at best. This legislation establishes a firewall betw...

Lawmakers flock to border as more migrants arrive

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By: Suzanne Monyak & Caroline Simon (Roll Call) It’s not an ordinary sight — a group of sitting Republican senators, including Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham, dressed in tactical gear, floating along the Rio Grande in a boat armed with machine guns. But lately, scenes of lawmakers at the southern border have become a common occurrence, as a steady stream of them venture to the region to speak about i...

Congressman Keller introduces resolution to commend U.S. Customs and Border Protection after visit with agents at the southern border

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By: Congressman Fred Keller Press Release Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today introduced legislation to commend the agents of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for their service and sacrifice amidst the growing crisis at the southern border. Congressman Keller speaks with a CBP agent on Monday during a visit to the Santa Teresa Port of Entry in Doña Ana County, New Mexic...

‘This is an insult to the purposes of a free press’: Rep Roy leads 20 House colleagues in calling on Biden to allow press access at the border

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By: Congressman Chip Roy Press Release WASHINGTON — Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21), joined by 20 of his House Republican colleagues, called on the Biden administration to stop stonewalling journalists amid the ongoing immigration crisis and allow the American public to see what is really going on at their southern border. “This crisis is out of control. Indeed, it is far worse than most realize, largely be...

20 House Republicans Demand Biden Allow Media at Southern Border: ‘This Is an Insult to Free Press’

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By: Wendell Husbo (Breibart News) In an emailed press release, Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) said the obstruction of “journalists from witnessing and documenting the crisis up close… is an insult to the purposes of a free press – as defended in our Constitution – which are to inform the public and hold those in power accountable.” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday the administration was ...

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