February 09, 2016

Harper and Langevin Praise Committee Passage of Kirk Bill to Improve NIH Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Gregg Harper (R-MS) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chairs of the House Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, today praised passage of the Enhancing the Stature and Visibility of Medical Rehabilitation Research at NIH Act by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP). As the lead sponsors of companion legislation in the House, they [ READ MORE ]

February 04, 2016

Harper Praises Governor Bryant and Mississippi Development Authority for Continued Commitment to Job Growth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) issued the following statement in response to the news that the Mississippi State Legislature approved a $275 million incentive package for two major economic development projects, including a $1.45 billion Continental Tire plant in Hinds County, as well as an expansion of shipping operations by Topship, LLC, at [ READ MORE ]

January 13, 2016

Harper Votes to Repeal EPA’s WOTUS Rule

Washington DC – U.S. Representative Gregg Harper (R-Miss) released the following statement this afternoon after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Congressional Review Act Resolution to disapprove of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “The WOTUS rule is yet another example of federal overreach by the Environmental Protection Agency. [ READ MORE ]

January 12, 2016

Harper Comments on President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) issued the following statement this evening in response to President Obama’s final State of the Union Address: “Since President Obama’s first address, Americans have been hoping that the seven years of promises for hope, change, and economic recovery were more than just rhetoric. Unfortunately, that is not [ READ MORE ]

January 11, 2016

Harper Stands in Support of Nonprofits’ Challenge to HHS Mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) announced today the submission of a bipartisan amicus brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, led by Congressman Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Congressman Mike Kelly (R-Penn.), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), and Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) and signed by 207 members of the House and Senate in support of [ READ MORE ]