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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following the decision to pull the American Health Care Act from the House floor:
“Today, the House of Representatives fell short of finding 216 votes necessary to repeal and replace as much of Obamacare as allowable under the rules of Budget Reconciliation.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer introduced H.R. 1510, the States’ Education Reclamation Act of 2017, which would return taxpayer dollars used to fund the federal education bureaucracy back to the respective states in order to increase teacher salaries or to be used for any other purpose that a respective state chooses to enhance education.
Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below regarding the GOP healthcare proposal:
“The GOP healthcare repeal and replacement is a work in progress that will be modified multiple times before passing the House and the Senate. This budget reconciliation bill is the first of three steps to achieving a replacement with the goal of creating more competition and greater access to quality health care. I remain cautiously optimistic that Congress will ultimately come together and pass a reconciliation bill that promotes employment and fiscal restraint.”
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below after being sworn-in to serve the citizens of the 7th District into the 115th Congress:
Washington, D.C. – Today, with the support of Congressman Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed the FY 2017 Continuing Resolution to continue government operations, maintain funding at the current budget cap level and provide vital disaster relief to families and communities impacted by recent flooding – including disaster aid to assist North Carolinians in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the following statement upon the passage of the Conference Report for Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, an authorization bill considered by Congress every year to set funding levels for the military to continue its operations and remain a global leader:
Washington, D.C. – This week, with the support of Congressman David Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 which addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, provides for flood protection and other water resources infrastructure by authorizing specific U.S. Army Corps of Engineers activities. WRDA 2016 is a fully offset bill that enables Congress to have much stronger and more consistent oversight of infrastructure policy and implementation.
Washington, D.C. – Today, H.R. 1206, the No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act, authored by Congressman David Rouzer passed the House of Representatives where it now heads to the floor of the Senate. H.R. 1206 incentivizes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to verify and ensure that current employers are paying their taxes.
Washington, D.C. – This week, H.R. 1206, the No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act, authored by Congressman David Rouzer passed the House Committee on Ways and Means where it now heads to the floor of the House of Representatives. H.R. 1206 incentivizes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to verify and ensure that current employers are paying their taxes.
Washington, D.C. – Last night, the House of Representatives voted to override the President’s veto of H.R. 3762, Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. Originally passed by the House of the Representatives in the fall, the bill was modified by the Senate and sent to the President’s desk last month where it was vetoed. This reconciliation bill would have repealed key elements of Obamacare and freeze funding for Planned Parenthood.