WASHINGTON, DC – This morning the House passed a resolution aimed at restoring the balance of power and reining in an out-of-control executive branch. H. Res. 639 authorizes Speaker Paul Ryan to file an amicus brief on behalf of the House of Representatives in a pending Supreme Court case over President Obama’s executive actions on illegal immigrants.
WASHINGTON, DC – Legislation approved this afternoon targeting the EPA’s regulatory overreach will protect thousands of American energy jobs. The House passed the Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment (SENSE) Act, which will limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate coal power plants that utilize byproducts from coal mining. This innovative use of leftover r
WASHINGTON, DC – Medicaid beneficiaries will find it easier locating primary care providers if legislation passed by the House this afternoon is enacted into law. In an effort to curb the costs of Medicaid and prevent unnecessary and expensive trips to emergency rooms, today’s vote will require states to create an online directory of primary care providers who accept Medicaid for beneficiaries
WASHINGTON, DC – Second Amendment supporters are one step closer to responsibly protecting themselves on some federal recreational lands after Friday’s vote in Congress. The House passed H.R. 2406, the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 (SHARE Act); a bill aimed at protecting Second Amendment rights for sportsmen and enhancing conservation efforts.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following the passage of HR 3442, the Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – During today’s House Agriculture Committee hearing, Congressman Bob Gibbs questioned Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on the merits and process of the agency’s Waters of the United States rule. 32 states and countless groups such as U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following the announcement of President Obama’s budget proposal for 2017, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
Note: This op-ed originally appeared in The Hill. You can access the op-ed here.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following the House’s vote this evening to override the President’s veto on repealing Obamacare, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives voted today to stop a regulation written by the Obama Administration that would grant the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) new federal jurisdiction over waters and wetlands already regulated at the state level. The “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule only expands the current federal authority by extending its reach beyond what are tradi