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The Next Big Thing in Big Government: EPA’s Proposed Water Grab

Rep. Paul Gosar • April 29, 2015

From the administration that brought you Obamacare, Fast and Furious, the IRS scandal, the VA scandal, Executive Amnesty, Solyndra and the roll-out comes President Obama’s next big government overreach to control how YOU live your life. Introducing the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule: In March of last year, under the direction of …

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Jobs > Guest Post

Republicans are Protecting the Middle Class

Rep. Kevin Brady • April 16, 2015

H.R. 622, The State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act, which makes the state and local sales tax deduction permanent, will bring much-needed tax fairness and certainty for hardworking taxpayers in states without a state income tax. It will put more of the hard-earned money back into the pockets of people in states like …

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House Republicans Take on the IRS

Rep. Peter Roskam • April 15, 2015

April 15 has always been a stressful day for Americans as the deadline closes file their yearly taxes with the federal government. Yet in recent years, Tax Day has taken on a whole new significant as an out-of-control IRS has abused its power to go after Americans for their personal and political beliefs. In 2012, …

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Health Care > Guest Post

Let’s Strengthen Medicare — For Good

Rep. Phil Roe • March 25, 2015

As co-chairman of the GOP Doctors Caucus, I have spent the last three years working with my physician colleagues in Congress to address many issues in health care. Founded in 2009, the Caucus has allowed Republican doctors and nurses in Congress to collaborate in an unprecedented way. We’ve stood firm against the president’s health care …

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House Republican Budget Offers a Better Way Forward

Rep. Diane Black • March 18, 2015

Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District in the House of Representatives. Today she released the following op-ed, also published in Red Alert Politics. Long before I served on the House Budget Committee, I got a crash course in budgeting 101 as a single, working mom. Those years of bringing up three children on a …

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It’s Time to Ensure EPA Bases Regulations on Public Data

Rep. Lamar Smith • March 18, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency, like every other government institution, should be accountable to the American people. Everyone agrees that we need to protect our environment, but we should do so in a way that is honest and relies on good science. The EPA is moving forward with new, multi-billion dollar air quality regulations that are …

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Jobs > Guest Post

Live Long and Prosper – Unless You’re a Small Business

Small Business Committee • March 3, 2015

The famous words of the late Leonard Nimoy’s space adventurer Spock speak to the goals – but not necessarily the reality – of today’s small businesses. We all want small businesses to live long and prosper – that means jobs. It means vibrant communities. It means the ladder of opportunity is within reach for more Americans. …

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Important Questions for Secretary Burwell

Chairman Joe Pitts • February 25, 2015

What is the administration doing in advance of the upcoming Supreme Court decision regarding Obamacare? When will the backend of finally be built? These are just a couple of the important questions Americans are asking about the president’s health care law as the second open enrollment period was scheduled to end (even more so …

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6 Things to Know: @HouseForeign Affairs Committee Hearing with Secretary Kerry

Chairman Ed Royce • February 25, 2015

This morning, the House Foreign Affairs Committee is holding a hearing with Secretary John Kerry to examine the State Department’s budget request and review the Department’s policies in a troubled world. Here are 6 things to know before today’s hearing: 1. Given Washington’s chronic budget deficit, wasteful spending is intolerable. Secretary Kerry will present his …

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Incentivizing Charity to Feed the Hungry

Rep. Tom Reed • February 12, 2015

We as Americans care deeply about those in need; it is ingrained in our culture to give and to give often. We are among the most charitable nation in the world, and it is only fair that we continue to incentivize that good neighbor aspect that many Americans hold dear. America is in many ways …

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