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Welcome to the team, Alex! RT: @
Proud to start my internship today with @
of Florida's Second District!
On Jan. 19, 2011, I voted to repeal
for 1st time. In 850 days since, I've voted to repeal roughly 30 times more. Fight continues!
37 Reasons to repeal and replace
. Can you think of any more?
Happy Mother's Day! A heartfelt thank you to the dedicated moms across North & Northwest Florida, esp. my mom, Mary Sue, & my wife, Susan.
Pleased to serve on @
working group on Endangered Species Act. Protecting species & promoting jobs aren't mutually exclusive.
I join all Americans in praying for our nation, our heroes in uniform, and the countless blessings we enjoy.
FAA budget is up 110% but domestic flights are down 27% from 2000. These
can be avoided.
Rep. Miller & I sent a letter today to @
reaffirming local control of RESTORE Act Funds.
So proud of the incredible heroes @
. May the victims and their families be blessed as the recovery process now begins.
The House will hold a moment of silence this evening for the victims of today's tragic and senseless attack in Boston.
RT if you agree today’s tax code is too complex, too time-consuming and too costly for you & your family
Watch me hold the U.S. Forest Service accountable for mismanaging forest lands and killing American jobs
Just participated in @
hearing w/ Forest Service asking for more money to buy more land. They can't manage the land they have!
Math lesson: $1.1 trillion in new taxes + $8.2 trillion in new debt + $964 billion new spending (minus) a balanced budget =
is over 2 months late & more of the same – more taxes, more spending, & more debt. Time to
was in Marianna today, announcing a bill to expand reach of existing USDA technical assistance fund ...
Check out photos from today's press conference
in Marianna, highlighting our Building Rural Communities Act!
Thanks Rep. Coley, Marianna Mayor Wise, @
& other officials for joining my presser on rural community bill
Busy day in Marianna! Appreciate the North FL
producers who joined me for ag rountable discussion.
Enjoyed addressing @
this morning for First Friday.
Susan and I –along with the entire Southerland family – pray that you enjoy an Easter Sunday filled with many blessings.
3rd anniversary of
brings more bad news for American families with higher premiums & more
Sent a letter to Interior Sec. @
seeking answers on Gulf rig demolitions & their impact on our fisheries.
Senate budget never balances, raises taxes, and grants more stimulus; GOP plan balances with no new taxes. More here:
Proud that House passed bill introduced by @
, & me to preserve welfare work requirements.
Awaiting beginning of @
meeting with President Obama. Hoping for serious dialogue on economic challenges, not campaign speech.
House GOP unveils plan to balance the budget in 10 years. Read more here:
Only way Pres. can find cost savings is cutting WH tours? Despite same cuts, Capitol is open for business. Contact us today N/NW Floridians!
Good luck to all the members of the Florida Legislature as they start their 2013 Legislative Session.
Spending has increased 18.6% since President Obama took office. Time to
: Congrats to @
for winning the ACU Conservative award 2012!
and counting since Senate Democrats last passed a budget
Looking forward to hosting an "Ag Round-Up" with my friend @
in Perry today to discuss ag policy with North FL farmers.
wasn't a blueprint for President's upcoming year, it was an indictment for his previous four.
confesses the potentially devastating sequester was Obama's idea
Get all the latest on the President’s
and watch @
’s Republican response here:
What would you like to hear from the President at tomorrow night's
I support House Republicans
Act to force Pres Obama to say how/when he would balance the budget.
4th time in 5 years
missed the deadline to submit a budget. The American people deserve better.
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recess appointments to the
ruled unconstitutional by U.S. Court of Appeals.
Thoughts and prayers with those in
. I stand with you in defending the rights of the unborn.
Joining colleagues on platform for
. Regardless of party/politics, I pray for our leaders on this important day in U.S. history.
Today we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for the impact he had on expanding freedom in America.
3 month debt increase that withholds Congress' paychecks if we fail to pass budget = making DC put money where our mouth is.
Welcome to the @
. Proud to have another Florida colleague on board!
Later tonight I'm voting NO on fiscal cliff compromise. Raising taxes while doing nothing to address spending makes a bad situation worse.
Voted tonight to block pay increase for members of Congress. Before we ask the American taxpayers for higher salaries, let's earn it first.
Wishing you and yours a happy and prosperous new year! May God richly bless you in 2013!
Hopeful that @
puts politics aside, extends critical tax relief for hardworking families. 4 days left this year.
May you have a Merry Christmas surrounded by friends, family, and the many blessings that God has bestowed upon us -- The Southerland Family
Be sure to tune into CNN now to hear my interview with Dana Bush on the fiscal cliff.
As the parents of four daughters, Susan and I extend our thoughts and prayers to the families of the Sandy Hook victims.
Bay Co is seeing the first of the penalties from the BP Oil Spill. The $10 million will go to stormwater management
As we remember the fallen heroes of
, let us also offer a prayer to those in harm's way today.
Pleased that EPA approved
water nutrient standards. FL should come 1st in setting water quality rules in state.
oystermen will get needed disaster aid, helping them remain on water to rebuild our coastal economies
As we join together with family and friends today, let us reflect upon all we have to be thankful for as a nation. Happy Thanksgiving!
If Congress & President do not avoid
, how will your family be hurt by new taxes? Click here to find out:
The gov’t is looking at a 5th straight year of trillion dollar deficits. We need to avoid the
released Oct survey showing 23% of
is uncertain about future. We must avert fiscal cliff
After 43 months of 8% unemployment, a slight decrease should be welcome news. Unfortunately, there’s more to the story:
looming, House GOP offered a plan to stop massive tax increases at end of year. Where is the President and the Senate?
: 3 months til the fiscal cliff & @
passed the only legislation to stop this tax increase for every1.
say 69% of small businesses believe President’s policies making things worse. Must reduce onerous regs
Today is National POW/MIA remembrance day. Let us pray for our heroes, especially those who never returned home.
CBO says 6 million families to be fined for not having insurance under healthcare law. Must achieve
Happy 65th Birthday @
! Thank you to the heroes who have protected our skies since 1947.
US Constitution was signed 225 years ago today. Thanks to the generations of American heroes who handed down the liberties we enjoy today.
I appreciate @
and the community leaders who joined us for the launch of our Anti-Poverty Initiative.
Sent a plea to Sec of Comm on behalf of FL oystermen for a fisheries disaster declaration due to oyster pop. decline
Thoughts and prayers are with the families of the Americans killed in a vicious attack on our embassy in Libya.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Never Forgotten. God Bless America
August job report shows unemployment above 8% for 43rd consecutive month President's policies are not helping our economy. We need jobs NOW.
I appreciate receiving the “Guardian of Seniors Rights Award” from @
for fighting to protect Medicare.
CBO said 2012 deficit will exceed $1 trillion for the 4th consecutive year. More spending and fewer jobs is not a solution.
President signed Sequester Transparency Act today requiring White House to detail how sequestration cuts happen.
Together we've achieved so much for Florida District 2, watch this video to see where we've been and where we're going
- Tidal wave of federal regulation threatening
's businesses must be stopped
Ernst & Young says President’s tax hike could kill over 700,000 U.S. jobs. That’s why I voted to
Day One of HHS mandate requiring employers to provide contraceptive care, regardless of religious beliefs.
I am voting to
this week. Find out what that means for our families:
President’s tax plan would equal a $2,200 tax hike for a family of 4 making $50,000
If the President and Sen Dems have their way, taxes will increase more than $4 trillion over next decade. I am working to
Please read my editorial with @
in today’s @
about reforming our welfare system.
Voting to halt Washington’s regulatory power grab. No new agency regs that kill jobs when we can least afford it.
Voted to expand our domestic energy production while protecting Florida's military mission capabilities
Voting for HR 459 to
. American taxpayers deserve transparency & accountability from their gov’t.
will create $117 billion in new taxes for
. Our job creators need relief now.
Annual regulatory costs amount to $1.75 trillion for
. Voting to give our families the relief they deserve.
Not only does Obama's waiver of TANF work requirements violate the law - it perpetuates poverty. That’s not leadership.
Voting this week to reduce regulatory burdens on America’s job creators.
The Obama administration forgot that the President vowed to bankrupt U.S. coal producers. Well, today I reminded them.
Ernst & Young says that President’s tax hikes could ruin over 700k American jobs.
Check out my blog for @
explaining how we can empower communities - and not Big Goverment - to fight poverty.
Hopeful that disappointing June jobs report will spur Senate Dems to act on 30+ House-passed bills
piling up on Harry Reid's desk.
Have a blessed 4th of July, everyone. Hope it is a safe and memorable one!
Thank you to everyone who came to St Andrews Marina today for our press conference on the
As a conferee, pleased to see highway bill conference be successful. The American people deserve certainty
ruling. When President told us it’s not a tax bill, that was a falsehood. Ready for
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