Category: Congressional News

US exit from United Nations could become reality with fresh bill

US exit from United Nations could become reality with fresh bill

A Republican-proposed House Resolution has quietly slipped past the public radar – proposing that the United States withdraw its membership from the United Nations, just as another bill was being concocted to cut US funding to the body. The bill, proposed by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), entitled American Sovereignty Restoration...

Congress proposes a chilling resolution on Social Security

Congress proposes a chilling resolution on Social Security

On August 14, 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt arrived at his desk to sign the Social Security Act into law. It had been a contentious legislative process, something like the Obamacare of its day. Fiscally conservative politicians derided the program for its obvious long-term costs, the massive bureaucracy that it would...

Defund Sanctuary Cities? Check the Fine Print

Defund Sanctuary Cities? Check the Fine Print

Last Thursday, July 23rd the House of Representatives voted 241-179 to pass H.R. 3009, known as the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act. The Bill seeks to restrict Federal funding provided to “sanctuary cities, counties, states” that defy Federal immigration laws and handcuff their law enforcement agencies from enforcing immigration...

H.R. 2647 To Bring Relief to Northstate Forests

H.R. 2647 To Bring Relief to Northstate Forests

House Resolution 2647 written by Bruce Westerman (R) AZ. and co-sponsored by Doug LaMalfa (R) CA. among others will bring sweeping change to the application of Environmental policy regarding timber harvest plans. H.R. 2647 will expedite and streamline the process of creating timber harvest plans for Federal lands to help...

A Front Line View Of The DHS Funding Fight

A Front Line View Of The DHS Funding Fight

Statement courtesy of Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) In December while Senator Reid was still majority leader in the Senate, Congress passed, and the President signed, a bill called the CR/Omnibus that funded all government for a year except for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Republican leadership in the House...