REPRESENTING THE THIRD DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
COMMITTED TO CREATING JOBS, DRIVING DOWN SPENDING AND SHRINKING THE SIZE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

Press Releases

Jul 27, 2017

Harper Drinking Water Bill Passes Committee by Unanimous Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R. 3387, the Drinking Water System Improvement Act, authored by Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) H.R. 3387 seeks to bring greater investment in the country’s aging drinking water infrastructure as well as facilitate compliance by our drinking water delivery systems.

May 9, 2017

CONGRESSIONAL TAIWAN CAUCUS CO-CHAIRS RELEASE STATEMENT ON TAIWAN’S PARTICIPATION IN THE WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY

Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.), co-chair of the Congressional Tiawan Caucus, released the following statement with the fellow co-chairs, expressing disappointment in the World Health Organization's decision to not invite Tiawan to the Seventh World Health Assembly.

Apr 19, 2017

MISS. DELEGATION HELPS LAND DHS UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS TEST RANGE IN MISSISSIPPI

Issues: Congressional Issues, Defense & Security, Economy & Jobs, Education

Homeland Security Dept. Selects Mississippi State University Proposal for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Demonstration Range Facility

Jan 24, 2017

Harper Introduces Bill to Let Americans Keep Their Health Care Plan

WASHINGTON—Today U.S. Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) introduced the Patient Fairness and Relief Act of 2017, which allows individuals to maintain the health insurance policies they had before passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “While selling the Affordable Care Act, President Obama promised the American people that if we like our health care plan, we could keep our health care plan," said Harper. "Soon after Obamacare became law, millions of Americans received cancellation notices from their insurance companies. Put simply, the president’s words turned out to be untrue,"

Jan 3, 2017

Rep. Harper Sworn in for 115th Congress

WASHINGTON—Chairman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) was sworn in today by Speaker Paul Ryan to serve his fifth term as the U.S. Congressman representing Mississippi’s Third Congressional District.

Dec 2, 2016

Rep. Harper Selected as Chair of Committee on House Administration

WASHINGTON – Last night, U.S. Representative Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) was selected as Chairman of the Committee on House Administration for the 115th Congress by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI). Chairman Harper made the following statement upon his appointment...

Nov 30, 2016

Rep. Harper Responds to the Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Upon House passage of the 21st Century Cures Act—legislation introduced by the Energy and Commerce Committee to revolutionize medical innovation and research and bring it into the 21st Century—Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) issued the following statement:

Nov 4, 2016

Rep. Harper, Miss. Delegation Requests Presidential Medal of Freedom Award for Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today requested that President Obama posthumously award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Medgar Wiley Evers, the distinguished civil rights leader who was assassinated more than 50 years ago. U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Representatives Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.), Gregg Harper (R-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) issued the request in a letter to the President.

Oct 31, 2016

Rep. Gregg Harper Receives Award for Supporting Manufacturing

Issues: Economy & Jobs

RICHLAND, MS – Friday, October 28, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) presented Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence at an event hosted by Siemens in Richland, Mississippi.

Oct 24, 2016

MISS. DELEGATION WELCOMES SELECTION OF MISSISSIPPI FOR POTENTIAL USAF TRAINER AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Issues: Defense & Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The entire Mississippi congressional delegation today praised the selection of Mississippi as the potential host to produce of the next generation of trainer aircraft for the U.S. Air Force.

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