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August 30, 2018

Congressman Harper is Combating the Opioid Crisis

Dear Friend, Combating the opioid crisis continues to be a top priority across our country. As Chairman of  #SubOversight, I am proud to stand with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to work together to find tangible solutions to stop this destructive epidemic from continuing to wreck our nation’s communities. In June, the [ READ MORE ]

August 08, 2018

Strong Support for Our Military, Veterans, and Their Families

Dear Friend, The Order of the Purple Heart is the oldest military decoration awarded for military merit. This prestigious award is dedicated to members of US Armed Forces who have been killed or wounded while serving. To honor the legacy of those who have served, House Republicans have signed common sense legislation to reinvest in [ READ MORE ]

August 03, 2018

A Booming Economy, Safer Communities, and A Stronger Military – Better Off Now

Dear Friend, Two years ago, House Republicans presented a bold, new policy agenda called A Better Way aimed at addressing some of the largest challenges facing Americans. I’m happy to report that Republicans are delivering on our promises. As a result, America is stronger at home and abroad, our economy is booming, we enjoy safer [ READ MORE ]

July 20, 2018

Congressman Harper’s Week in Review

Dear Friend, We’ve just completed another busy week in our nation’s capital. I want to share with you a few highlights that I think you will enjoy: Legislative Victories PASSED: H.R. 6147, which combined the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Financial Services Appropriations. Prioritizing Law Enforcement and Safety Continues to fight against opioid abuse [ READ MORE ]

June 29, 2018

Congressman Harper’s Week In Review

Dear Friend, We’ve just completed another busy week in our nation’s capital. I want to share with you a few highlights that I think you will enjoy: Legislative Victories PASSED: H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 The House of Representatives passed the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 6157) on Thursday. This [ READ MORE ]

June 21, 2018

Harper Votes to Support Farmers in Critical Farm Bill Vote Today

Dear Friend, As Mississippians, we understand the value and the importance of agriculture in our state and in our nation. Agriculture is the number one industry in Mississippi, employing approximately 29% of our state’s workforce either directly or indirectly. In 2017, the net value of products leaving Mississippi farms was $7.56 billion, and agriculture added [ READ MORE ]

June 11, 2018

NEWS: Harper Calls New AIT Complex a Commitment

Dear Friend, The United States is opening the new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), a de facto embassy in Taipei. The ribbon-cutting ceremony at the AIT is a symbol of the strong partnership between the United States and our allies in Taiwan. As free and democratic societies, the U.S. and Taiwan share the same values. [ READ MORE ]

June 10, 2018

NEWS: US Officials Arrive to Attend the AIT Dedication Ceremony this Week in Taiwan

Dear Friend, I am honored to represent the United States and Mississippi at the AIT dedication ceremony in Taipei, Taiwan. Read the article below to learn more about our trip. ___________________________________________________________________ Taipai Times: US Officials Arrive for AIT Dedication US Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce yesterday arrived in Taiwan [ READ MORE ]

May 25, 2018

Congressman Harper’s Week In Review

Dear Friend, We’ve just completed another week in our nation’s capital, and it was a busy one to say the least. I want to share with you some highlights from the week, including a few legislative updates, as well as some pictures that I think you will enjoy: Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection [ READ MORE ]

May 22, 2018

Congress Continues to Roll Back Regulations – Harper Statement on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act

Dear Friend, The Dodd-Frank Act, which was signed into law in 2010, created regulations aimed to address issues in large, complex banking institutions after the 2008 financial crisis. These regulations, however, have been applied to financial institutions broadly, creating burdensome requirements for smaller, community banks and affecting their ability to provide needed services in local [ READ MORE ]

April 26, 2018

Congressman Harper’s Bipartisan Bill Advances to the Full Committee

Dear Friend, For many years, telehealth has been a priority for me as a critical way to deliver healthcare services to patients across the country. Through my work as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, I now view telehealth as an important part of the solution to the opioid crisis, as it increases [ READ MORE ]

March 09, 2018

Week in Review

Dear Friend, We’ve just completed another week in our nation’s Capital, and it was a busy one to say the least. I want to share with you some highlights from the week, including a few legislative updates, as well as some pictures that I think you will enjoy: Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act This week, the [ READ MORE ]

January 24, 2018

Signed! The RAISE Family Caregivers Act

Dear Friend, Earlier this week, President Trump took a big step for the millions of loving family caregivers across america by signing the RAISE Family Caregivers Act. I, along with several of my colleagues in the House and Senate, introduced this bill to focus the nation’s policies and resources on the growing burdens on family [ READ MORE ]

November 11, 2017

“Duty, Honor, and Country”

Dear Friend, Today, we honor the brave men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces throughout our nation’s history. With great courage and sacrifice, our servicemen and women kept us safe and acted selflessly to protect America’s interests here at home and across the globe. The freedoms we enjoy are possible because [ READ MORE ]

October 04, 2017

If we don’t stand up for the life of the unborn, who will?

Dear Friend, Last night the House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36). This bill protects the lives of unborn children by prohibiting abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, the point at which it has been shown that unborn children can feel pain. Also known as Micah’s Law, it is named in honor [ READ MORE ]

September 26, 2017

Mississippi Farmers Deserve Better

Dear Friend, Agriculture is Mississippi’s number one industry, with more than 35,000 farms covering over 10 million acres of farmed land. It is clear that Mississippi family farmers are vital to our daily lives, so why then would we impose a tax on these family farmers that could jeopardize their livelihood and cost them the [ READ MORE ]

September 15, 2017

This Week in Photos

Dear Friend, This was another busy week in Washington and in Mississippi! In addition to several important votes and hearings, I had the opportunity to meet with a number of constituent groups and families from Mississippi to hear more about the issues that impact them, their businesses, and their communities. I want to share with [ READ MORE ]

September 11, 2017

More money in YOUR Paycheck

  Dear Friend, As we begin our work in Washington this fall, Congress is turning our focus toward fixing the over-complicated, burdensome tax code in the United States. It has been over 30 years since President Reagan signed into law our nation’s largest Tax Reform bill since the founding of our nation; in that time, [ READ MORE ]