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Thank you to the North Carolinians who participated in tonight's telephone town hall meeting. Your questions & input were much appreciated.
Government oversight telephone town hall meeting scheduled to begin at 5:30.
Saddened by the passing of a personal friend, former
Governor Jim Holshouser.
"This we'll defend." Happy 238th Birthday to the United States Army.
Truth: Only the House has acted on student loans.
Flag Day - a day to commemorate Old Glory. A tribute courtesy of Mr. Johnny Cash:
Hoping the lights come on soon for the many North Carolina families without power tonight.
The House passed a plan to fix student loan rates, just like POTUS asked:
A long term fix for student loans rates:
Higher Ed. Subcommittee on accreditation starting now. Watch live:
June 12, 1987 - President Ronald
told Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall."
June 6, 1944 - Remember the heroes of Normandy.
Thank you @
for allowing me to visit today!
Just visited @
in Winston-Salem. Had a great time seeing their production & listening to their concerns.
North Carolina's own @
turned 125 today! Celebrated this morning at the Boone location.
We voted on long-term
for students. The Democrats' plan? Not so committed.
off the mat and bring to the floor for a vote.
There is a reason Democrats, Republicans & organized labor support
Veto threat suggests President Obama isn't serious about a long-term student loan interest rate solution.
: Was just notified the @
proudly supports the
: Up for a vote this week: @
bill taking the politics out of student loans:
Keystone XL Pipeline. It's about jobs.
Great sit-down with @
to talk about the Smarter Solutions for Students Act I introduced w/@
has called today's hearing with Education Secretary @
to order. Live stream -->
My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Oklahoma.
Visited the 19th annual High Country Home Show today. Said hello to lots of old friends and made a few new ones too.
Breakfast @ the American Legion in Boone today 4 the WWII Symposium. Grandson Kenan was partnered w/a 92 year old WWII Vet. Wonderful event!
ObamaCare breaks promises, empowers the
. That's a problem.
Thank you! @
Big government begets scandal?! This is my
It's time to repeal the Not-So-Affordable Care Act.
: What are Dems calling POTUS'
: When it comes to an individual’s personal health care decisions, no American should be required to answer to the
Time for the 2013 Teacher in Congress Program. High school teachers residing in
are encouraged to apply:
Sorry doesn't cut it. The taxman must be accountable to the rule of law and to the people.
Happy 100th to Winston-Salem! Find out how to join the celebration here:
Presiding over debate on the House Floor. The vote to take default 100% off the table through the Full Faith & Credit Act coming soon
: WH claims one “stylistic” change to
talking points, but actually removed all references to terrorism
The American workforce has changed; it's time for the law to change too
: It just keeps getting worse. I am scheduling a vote for next week on the full repeal of
Benghazi Oversight Hearing "Exposing Failure & Recognizing Courage" starting now. Watch from home here:
Speaking to @
site managers about how the
can help close the skills gap & fill empty jobs.
Thank you, teachers! Your work is appreciated today (Teacher Appreciation Day) and every day.
Today Congress put an end to the turbulence of
Today the House voted to fix
without increasing spending OR taxes
: The health care law's
is no grand revelation
: RT if you agree Graves
are telling us compliance with complicated health care law is placing strain on them http…
: We're not sneaking any language into bills to solve Dems'
problem. The solution to this & other ObamaCare nigh…
: The fact that Dem leaders want to opt themselves out of ObamaCare shows Sen Baucus isn’t only one who realizes it's a #…
What will the Working Families Flexibility Act by @
mean 4 actual families? Let Karen explain:
If you had more time and workplace flexibility, what would you do with
GRAPHIC: Our workforce has changed. It’s time for the law to change, too.
Did you know? 59% families have two working parents. It’s time for more flexibility
: Thanks to @
for cosponsoring H.R.…
Are furloughs & flight delays the only way 4
to make savings? "Nonsense," says @
: The White House’s FAA fakery
whistle blowers revealed re
:"make furloughs as hard as possible 4 the public..."
: “This WH is responding to the
's failures by making the flying experience for millions of Americans even more unfriendly."
: White House hold air travel hostage. FAA furloughs - flying light
: Flyers' taxes weren't furloughed.
can choose smarter savings than furloughs and flight delays.
Here's what's being considered in the House of Representatives this week:
: U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx is in Salisbury this morning, talking with Rowan County Chamber.
Wrapping up a great morning in Rowan County. Thanks to the Rowan Chamber of Commerce & Salisbury City Manager @
: Excited about my meeting with Congresswoman @
this morning. Many exciting things to share about our city.
Mark-up of the Working Families Flexibility Act about to begin at @
. Find out more here:
am today the committee will mark up the Working Families Flexibility Act
Here's what to expect on the House floor today:
Should states have a say before National Monuments are designated in their backyards? H.R. 382 says yes!
Our thoughts and prayers remain with the people of Boston.
Talk about onerous! At 73,954 pages & 3.8 mil. words, the tax code is 50 Xs longer & 4 Xs wordier than the Bible.
. Tax code is 4 times wordier than the Bible...with a whole lot less good news.
: Americans spend more on taxes than food, clothing, .... Combined. That should not be - @
Time 4 tax reform. Speaking up 4 taxpayers @
the Capitol. It shouldn't take families 13 hrs & a decoder ring to file.
Saving Medicare & Social Security for future generations is an issue where Democrats and Republicans should agree:
About to preside over morning hour in the House of Representatives. Watch live here:
One budget relies on stimulus & taxes, the other on government spending restraint & reform.
April 10 - Tax Freedom Day in North Carolina. Also the day the President proposed $1.1 trillion in new taxes.
Americans do not need higher taxes. We need a
The contrast in budgets is stark:
: LIVE this morning @
10 am, K–12 subcommittee to examine
Ever wondered why
are so hard to come by in Washington? Read more in the April Foxx Report:
conversation hits close to home:
Learn about the legislation up for consideration in the House this week by visiting the @
Live on the air with Buddy Poole at Memories @
: I will be joined by @
at a Field Hearing in Monroe on Tuesday, April 2. More info @
Learning about the good work done by the @
team at the Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks in Salisbury.
Speaking with @
team members in Salisbury about kidney health & patient services in Rowan County.
Visiting local patients and caregivers at @
Dialysis Care of Rowan County this morning.
If you think the "Do Not Call" list should apply to political robo-calls, my Robo COP Act is for you:
Tired of political robo-calls? Then my legislation, the Robo COP Act, is for you:
Calling all high school artists from the 5th District! It's time for the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. Details:
: Foxx proposes bill to block political robo-calls
You're welcome! @
: Adding political robo-calls to Do Not Call Registry -- possibly best bill ever introduced, @
My pleasure! @
: Thanks for your time in meeting with NC firefighters on Wed. to discuss current issues affecting NC's Bravest.
Growing debt demands a balanced budget. The Path to Prosperity
just passed the House:
Enough with the budgetary "Washington Exceptionalism." Families balance their budgets. Washington should too.
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