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From My Family to Yours, Happy Thanksgiving

November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect upon those things for which we are most appreciative—maybe the things we take for granted as we go through our daily lives. First and foremost, I am thankful for my family. Read More

Delivering Real Tax Relief: Meet Steve & Melinda

November 21, 2017

It’s 8 a.m. on crisp, fall Saturday morning. Steve and Melinda have just pulled into the local sports complex with their two middle-schoolers, Jack and Hayley. The kids jump out of the car, running off to join their respective teams. Most of the time, Jack and Hayley’s games have staggered start times, but not this morning. On mornings like this, Steve and Melinda divide and conquer—each of them spending the first half of the game with a different child, and they switch at half time. Read More

Statement on Report of Sexual Harassment Claim Against House Member

November 21, 2017

People who work in the House deserve and are entitled to a workplace without harassment or discrimination. Read More

Myth vs. Fact: the $1,182 Tax Cut

November 20, 2017

A tax cut of $1,182 for the typical American household can go a long way towards providing peace of mind and financial stability. Read More

Statement on President's Disaster Funding Request

November 17, 2017

"The House will review the request and work with the administration and members from affected states to help the victims get the resources they need to recover and rebuild.” Read More