“Contrary to its core mission and to public disclosure practices at other federal enforcement agencies, the FEC has refused time and time again to release their ‘secret’ standards used to enforce federal campaign finance law. Americans subject to federal investigations and penalties must know the standards and thresholds they will be held to."
“While this delay is another victory for patients, CMS’s decision is only temporary. I will continue to work with patient groups and health care providers to permanently halt this burdensome rule that restricts Medicare beneficiaries’ access to compound pain medications,” Harper said.
“House Republicans have advanced a number of job-creating proposals – many of which have passed with bipartisan support – that remain stalled in the Democratic-controlled Senate. I urge the president to support these initiatives which promote private sector growth, decrease job-crushing regulations and boost American-made energy production.”
Mississippi Congressional Delegation Members State Support For Deficit Reduction & Debt Ceiling Plan
U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, along with Congressmen Gregg Harper, Alan Nunnelee and Steven Palazzo, all R-Miss, today announced that they support passage of compromise legislation that links significant federal spending cuts to an increase in the nation’s debt limit.
“Despite the president’s rhetoric, House Republicans are the only lawmakers in Washington who have moved not one, but two bills that offer a balanced approach,” said Harper. “It is clear that the great majority of folks in Mississippi and our district understand defaulting on America’s financial obligations is not a realistic option for our economy.”
“Congress must significantly reduce spending,” said Harper. “Reforming the budget process and establishing hard caps on spending is the only way that Washington can clean up this fiscal mess.”
“I am honored that my colleagues have placed their confidence in me to lead these joint committees,” said Harper.
Today’s failure to pass a simple bill eliminating the EAC, an agency that has long outlived its purpose and recklessly mismanages its resources, is frankly an insult to struggling taxpayers across the country.
After more than two years of hearings, investigations and oversight, the Committee on House Administration has identified not just a program, but a federal agency that we cannot justify to the taxpayers. That agency, the Election Assistance Commission, should be eliminated.
House Committee Approves Cochran Legislation To Name Noxubee Wildlife Refuge For The Late Sam Hamilton
“Renaming the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is a fitting tribute for a man who devoted his life and career to wildlife conservation."