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Had a great discussion with the @
Board today. Thanks for the advice & taking time to meet with me.
I spoke on the Floor last year about Gabriella's courageous story & her efforts to make a difference.
Gabriella Miller inspired bipartisan action to pass legislation for new treatments & cures for pediatric research.
Had a great tour of McFarlane Aviation in Baldwin City. One of the planes is from Stephen King's "The Night Flier!"
Thanks to everyone who stopped by my coffee in Baldwin City! I look forward to bringing your ideas to DC this week.
They're on their way home as a whole family! @
No, we donít have mountains. No, we donít have oceans. But, Kansas. Is. Beautiful.
Very grateful for the members of KS VFW who came to DC this week to share their thoughts & insights on many issues.
After another jobs report I again urge the Senate to take up the dozens of House passed bills to help create opportunities for all Americans
Asked Sect Lew today: Under the Prez budget will the govt ever stop spending more money than it takes in? His answer
I'm hosting Open Office Hours next Monday. Contact my Topeka office if you'd like to schedule a time to drop by:
Voted to approve a bill that reins in
& releases the stranglehold on our nations energy suppliers that kills jobs & drives up cost
After a busy day, it was refreshing to end it by chatting w/ Kansans during my tele-townhall! Now to watch
Today, the Simple Fairness Act passed the House w/ strong bipartisan support to provide
The House just passed my bill the Simple Fairness Act in a bipartisan 250-160 vote.
I will be managing Floor time for H.R. 4118, the Simple Fairness Act in a couple minutes. Watch the debate here:
Prez Obama on his healthcare law: "its working the way its supposed to." Yet, only 6% want
VIDEO: Today I discussed my bill the Simple Fairness Act at the
Leadership press conference. Watch here:
It's unfair to protect businesses from
, but not hardworking Americans. Need
Tune in at 10am! GOP leadership press conference to discuss our work to help strengthen the middle class. Watch here:
breaks down Obama's budget by the #'s & notes "Obama's budget doesn't make even a token outreach to the GOP"
Had a great time chatting with members of
Student Senate today! Thanks for stopping by!
provides relief to Americans by making the individual mandate penalty $0 for the remainder of 2014.
How is it fair to shield businesses from
, but not give relief to all Americans?
Read more about my bill, the Simple Fairness Act, to give individuals & families relief from
Had a great morning speaking w/ friends at the Atchison Chamber Legislative Coffee.
will give hardworking Americans relief and protect families from
It is not fair to give relief to businesses, yet not give hardworking families relief from these unaffordable mandates.
I introduced the Simple Fairness Act to eliminate the individual mandate tax penalty under
for 1 year.
Checks & balances are the hallmark of good government. Proud to support @
ís bill to bring greater accountability to the @
I voted against Dodd-Frank when it passed the House & CFPB was a big reason why. Unaccountable to Congress & bad for KS banks
Today, the House passed legislation to fight back against the IRS' unfair targeting of 501(c)(4) organizations.
No matter what side of the aisle you're on you should be free to participate & engage in civic debate w/o fear of retribution
At a press conference w/ Republican leaders I discussed this weekís House floor action to
. Watch here:
Speaking on the House Floor now regarding
. Watch live here:
Americans who work hard & play by the rules deserve our respect & our support, not more headaches & more govt regulations.
Congratulations to the
menís basketball team & Coach Self for clinching an incredible 10th straight conference title.
Report: 2/3rds of Americans who work at small businesses will see health-insurance premiums increase under Obamacare
report & another broken promise to the American people. Premiums to spike for 11 million people:
I ask you to please keep the Topeka family stuck in
in your prayers & the volunteers who have worked to take care of the wounded.
Wanted to give an update re: a Topeka family that has been unable to leave
& our efforts to get them home:
Honored to attend the Hancock Lodge's 125th Anniversary Celebration in Leavenworth tonight.
Just toured Landoll in Marysville w/ @
. They received @
Ad Astra Award & it was very deserving.
On National Love Your Pet Day
to me & the love of my life JJ in Holton, KS. And no we didn't eat him!
Had a great tour & discussion at Chanute Manufacturing this afternoon!
Stopped by the Chanute
Memorial & I encourage all to visit this beautiful tribute honoring those who served
Thanks to everyone who stopped by my coffees in Iola & Chanute. I look forward to bringing your ideas to Washington.
CBO: Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 in 2016 "would reduce total employment by about 500,000 workers"
Neat story from Baxter Springs. RT @
: Former football coach to release book - Johnny Mallatt:
It's time for the Senate to pass the dozens of jobs bills the House passed to improve job training, expand energy & create a healthy economy
Today marks 5th anniversary of the President's $787 billion stimulus & Americans are still struggling to find jobs:
Happy Presidents' Day! Kansans chose our 40th President, Ronald Reagan. Thanks for sharing on facebook & @
Who's your favorite President? Check back on President's Day for the results!
Great afternoon touring Tank Connection Affiliate Group & Ray Products in Parsons. Thanks for having me!
Headed to my Coffee w/ Your Congresswoman in Garnett! Stop by City Hall from 3-4pm to chat & have a cup of coffee!
Enjoying some sweets on
at my favorite spot in Parsons! @
Had a great morning chatting w/ friends in Parsons. Thanks to all who stopped by my Coffee w/ your Congresswoman!
Thanks to VA Hospital Director Rudy Klopfer for having me. Impressed w/ their great work to help our nation's heroes.
Had the privilege to thank our veterans at the Leavenworth VA Hospital for National Salute to Veteran Patients Week!
Incredibly impressive what Gen. Perkins & his wife Ginger have done for the Ft. Leavenworth community.
Honored to attend the Change of Command Ceremony from Lt. Gen. David G. Perkins to Lt. Gen. Robert B.Ö
Enrollment Groups Surprised To Learn Obamacare Website Will Be Down On National Youth Enrollment Day
The American people deserve our nationís leaders to respect the law & not disregard our system of checks & balances.
I joined a letter to AG Holder asking for constitutional justification of Obamaís attempts to sidestep Congress:
: Keeping an eye on this - sent a letter to CMS Admin concerning cuts that would negatively impact patients access to care.
Happy Birthday, President Lincoln!
After tirelessly working toward a solution, I'm proud the House passed legislation to reverse the COLA reductions for our
Love this from @
The families & the American people deserve to know the truth.
Every American deserves relief from
, not just the ones with the big checkbooks.
: Another day, another delay. This should be ObamaCare's new logo:
Another delay. MT @
: White House is relaxing
's employer mandate again
Big game in Little Apple tonight! Excited for @
vs KU in the
! Are u rooting for
My latest weekly update is out! Read my recap re: the
Had a great time speaking with friends at the Paola Legislative Breakfast this morning.
The Jan jobs report was released & hiring was slow once again. It's time to pick up the pen & approve the
& I sent a letter to POTUS requesting immediate action re: the propane crisis in KS. Read here:
And make sure to eat at Bobo's Drive In! MT @
: Take a free tour of the restored KS Capitol in Topeka
: Take a free tour of the newly restored Kansas State Capitol Dome in Topeka, one of the few tours of its kind.
Happy Birthday, President Reagan!
Thnks to @
for presenting me w/ NRHA Congressional Leadership Award:
: Working everyday to
! Contact me to share your
Thanks to @
& all first responders working round the clock. Please be safe!
In a few minutes I will question
Commissioner & hope to get answers re: targeting of conservative groups. Live:
Had a great visit w/ @
today discussing NBAF & higher education. Thanks for stopping by & go Cats!
took action to correct 2 failed provisions of
- the 30hr rule & to protect firefighters:
Had a great meeting w/ outgoing @
and incoming President Dr. Lynne Murray. Go Wildcats!
costs taxpayers $2 trillion, provides healthcare coverage to only 12% of the uninsured & means that 2.5 million jobs will vanish.
The CBO reported that
will cost taxpayers $2 trillion & leave 2.5 million out of full-time work!
Live Now! MT @
: Watch markup to stop
30 hr rule that hurts American workers, here:
Does this look like a law that is ready for primetime?
Check out my Weekly Update for a recap of SOTU, Employer Mandate, and news re: Keystone pipeline:
President Obama is out of excuses.
VIDEO: Here is a brief clip of my opposition to Obama's use of executive order on @
's show last night:
has a vision that creates jobs w/ smarter energy policies, a fairer tax code & relief from
Listen to my interview w/ Liz Montano on @
regarding my reaction to the
Enjoyed discussing the
Happy Kansas Day! Celebrating 153 years of not being Missouri.
Congratulations to @
on delivering a truly inspiring personal message this evening that transcended politics.
Unfortunately, all we heard tonight was more of the same from the President. Read my reaction here:
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