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My staff will hold Staff Community Office Hours tomorrow from 4-5pm at the Leawood Library Small Meeting Room, 4700 Town Center Drive.
voted "Yes" on HR 2719 to have TSA implement best practices and improve transparency. Passed 416-0.
Voted "Yes" on HR 1204 - directing Homeland Sec & TSA to establish Aviation Security Advisory Committee. passed 411-3
Congress must work on bills that help
grow & creat jobs, promoting economic prosperity for all Americans.
Upcoming Staff Community Office Hours on Thursday, Dec 5. 4-5pm at Leawood Library in the Small Meeting Room, 4700 Town Center Drive.
Here's a look at the House schedule for the week ahead.
A big congrats to @
Lancers today for a great effort in the Kansas 6A high school state football championships!
Congratulations to the @
Tigers for their win today in the KS state 5A high school football championships!
Congrats from this Jayhawk to the KSU Wildcats for their win in the
From our house to yours, Brooke, Caroline and I wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving.
so thankful to all the brave men and women serving in the military who sacrifice so much.
Great tour of New Birth Company in OP w/ co-founders Cathy Gordon & Kendra Wyatt. Thanks for the informative visit.
link to my new email newsletter. Topics include
nuclear agreement statement; @
votes & more
My Brooke & baby Caroline watching Daddy chair House floor - Keeping the family together even over long distances!
I have grave concerns about the Admin's announcement regarding Iran sanctions. Read my full statement here:
From a brand new dad to a brand new mom (again), a very big congratulations to @
on the arrival of baby girl Brynn Catherine!
BIG congrats 2 @
4 winning KC comp AND GLOBAL competish 4 startup - mobile device eye security app:
Great discussion Thurs re
- continuing to gain strong bipartisan support for
and great panel (including @
) discussing the need to update ECPA with Hill staff. http…
, great to talk to you today. Keep up the excellent work!
Great to visit w/ @
Congressional Forum re import issues & congratulated Cindy Cash on new chapter in life.
Great 2 be a part of
at KU this am. @
, other judges &
student competition participants
Very excited to announce U.S. Service Academy nominations from the
District. Congrats to these future leaders.
Voted "Yes" on HR2728 - furthering state authority to reg oil & gas ops & promote US energy security & jobs: 235-187
Voted "Yes" on HR 1965 - streamline onshore energy permitting, strengthen US energy security, & create jobs. 228-192
Spoke on the floor re several bills to promote US energy independence while also growing economy thru job creation:
I'm presiding in the chair right now for House debate on several
bills. Tune in to @
Stop warrantless email searches by the gov't. Petition the White House to protect your
by clicking here
Today marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln giving the
Celebrating innovation &
startups this week - it's
My newest weekly e-newsletter - topics include
, costly DC mandates,
, and more. Pls RT.
Here's a look at the House schedule for the week ahead. Several bills to help strengthen American energy policy.
I voted "Yes" today on HR 3350, to allow Americans to
- passed the House w/ bipartisan vote of 261-157.
I'm presiding in the chair right now over House floor debate re
bill. Watch @
to follow. RT if you want to
Spoke on the House floor abt specific mandates and regs hurting JoCo and WyCo families and businesses. Click here:
I'm currently in the chair presiding over debate in the House. You can watch House floor action on @
for the kind note and cupcakes in honor of baby Caroline's birth. Much appreciated.
Staff Community Office Hours tomorrow: West Wyandotte Library, Conf Room A, 1737 N. 82nd St. Kansas City from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Please come by
Privileged to attend
events yesterday. Thank you to all those who have served to protect our freedoms.
We cannot say it enough, but on
we say it again - Thank You to all veterans who served & sacrificed so we may live in freedom.
Brooke & I are proud to announce the birth of our first baby, Caroline Lucille born Thurs Welcome home baby Caroline!
Upcoming Staff Community Office Hours: next Wednesday, Nov. 13, West Wyandotte Library, 12-1pm.
Great Medicare Open Enrollment event yesterday. Click on the link if you have questions or would like more info:
Still hour & a half to go at Medicare Open Enrollment event. Lots of seniors getting assistance at Matt Ross Center
Come by Matt Ross Community Center before noon if you'd like some face-to-face assistance w/ Medicare Open Enrollment
Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance event beginning shortly at Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St. 9am-12pm. Face-to-face help.
REMINDER: Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance event-TOMORROW. Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St OP, 9am-12pm
Need help w/ Medicare Open Enrollment? Stop by Matt Ross Comm. Center on 11/6, 9am-12pm for face-to-face assistance.
Enjoyed accompanying the @
Surprise Squad and @
today to hand out school grant awards. Congrats!
Regardless if you support ACA or not, the gov't should allow people to keep their health plans if they like them.
New weekly e-newsletter. Topics include Medicare Open Enrollment Event on Wed; Keep Your Health Plan Act; & more.
Enjoyed speaking w/ members of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society today in KC re our nation's budget situation.
Great group pic after reading at Head Start of Shwn Mssn. Enjoyed spending time w/ these bright kids. @
Always enjoy reading to children at Head Start of Shawnee Mission. Today we read "Dog's Colorful Day." @
Great 2 see @
West football coach Scott Diebold -Vikings beat my Hutch @
4 the '12 KS football title
Happy Halloween - please stay safe tonight in
: Thank you to @
for speaking with SM West Gov't students about Congress! @
: S/O @
for coming to speak at Shawnee Mission West today. We all really appreciated getting the chance to …
Spoke w/ Seniors in @
's American Gov't class at Shawnee Mission W HS. Great convo w/ future leaders. @
Reminder: Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance event next Wed (9/6). Face-to-face assistance from benefit counselors.
Even in divided gov't, Congress AGREES on many things. We need to work together to put more Americans back to work...
Met w/ @
Pres John Bardo & his wife Deborah. They were here to discuss WSU's avionics research excellence
Met w/ group of Kansans in DC to speak re immigration reform. Included biz leaders, religious, high-tech & ag groups
House also passed HR 2011 - I voted "Yes" - that would that extends by 2 yrs the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education. I passed 404-2.
The House passed HR 2189 by a vote of 404-1 - I voted Yes - establishing a task force to eval backlog of disability claims at Dept. of VA.
I'm heading to the House floor to preside in the Chair over debate. You can watch House proceedings on @
Saddened to learn of the passing of MO Rep. Ike Skelton. A dedicated public servant and steadfast supporter of American military men & women
The House is voting on several bills later today focusing on
. Read more re each bill by clicking the link:
Great time at Step For Down Syndrome at Arrowhead Stadium on Sat. 10K people attended to raise DS awareness:
My weekly newsletter's out - topics include
, Step Up For Down Syndrome; Nov. Medicare Event, & more:
2nd Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance Event: Nov. 6, 2013 at Matt Ross Community Center from 9am-12pm. More info:
Great to visit Lenexa small biz Aeromotive Fuel Systems. Thanks to Steve Matusek for the great tour of your shop!
House voted in bipartisan manner last night on water infrastructure bill to create jobs & create a more competitive US economy. 417-3.
Spoke on House floor in support of
for taxpayer-funded research. Watch here:
Staff Community Office Hours today - 10/22 at the Bonner Springs Library, located at 201 Nettleton Ave in Bonner Springs between 4-5p.m.
It's Open Access Week - here's a good read from @
is global leader for open access."
Here's a link to this week's House schedule from the @
I spoke w/ the Heartland Community Bankers Assoc today in Overland Park. Discussed nat'l debt, debt ceiling, & more:
Next Staff Community Office Hrs: Tues, Oct 22 at the Bonner Springs Library, located at 201 Nettleton Ave in Bonner Springs between 4-5p.m.
Privileged to visit the Navy League of Greater KC this am. Spoke w/ members re nat'l debt, sequestration, and more:
My weekly newsletter-topics include debt ceiling & our need for spending reforms, BNSF in Edgerton, @
Sad to learn about passing of my House Approps colleague Rep. Bill Young. A great statesman, dedicated his life to serving the American ppl
Enjoyed speaking w/ @
today re debt ceiling & need 4 entitlement reform to get our financial house in order
Next Community Office Hours: Tuesday, Oct 22, Bonner Springs Library, 201 Nattleton Ave, Bonner Springs 4-5 p.m. 913-621-0832 for more info.
in 10 mins to speak w/ Greg re debt ceiling & Washington's spending problem. Tune in - 710am
Calling into @
to speak w/ @
in about 10 mins. Tune in - 980am, 98.1fm, or
My full statement on last night's House vote to raise the debt ceiling w/o real spending reforms:
Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance event in KCK about to begin. 9am-12pm. Come by for face-to-face help w/ Medicare:
Reminder: Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance event tomorrow in KCK. 9am-12noon. More info here:
Here's my weekly newsletter and real-time update from Washington re shutdown and debt ceiling:
Reminder: Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance event coming up - Thurs, Oct 17, in KCK, 9am-12pm.
Sent a letter today, signed by 44 House colleagues, to Treas Sec. Lew asking how much they want to raise the debt ceiling.
The House is discussing and debating
right now. Tune into @
Presiding in the Chair over the House for debate. Tune into @
to watch debate.
Happy to meet with KS reps from the Nat'l Eating Disorders Assoc @
re: access to care and research.
Pleased to meet with President @
, Benjamin J. Soukup, and more today @
Proud to stand with Vets at the WWII Memorial this morning. Exercising our
rights rain or shine:
: House passes bill to restore death benefits."It's unclear if Dem-led Sen will take up the bill, which the House passed 425-0."
Link to my weekly newsletter -includes an update on gov't shutdown, debt ceiling, medicare open enrollment, and more:
just spoke truth. How can our nation continue to borrow money without a plan to pay it back? Citizens can't…
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