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Rouzer Seeks Answers on Securing Red Sea Shipping Against Houthi Attacks

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2024.01.30 CGMT Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC - This week, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) joined the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee hearing examining the threats to shipping in the Red Sea due to Iranian-backed Houthi attacks against civilian and military vessels. Chairman Rouzer emphasized how these disruptions are threatening supply…

Rouzer, Supply Chain Caucus Press Biden Administration on Efforts to Protect Global Supply Chain Amid Houthi Attacks

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Washington, DC Office

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the bipartisan Supply Chain Caucus led by Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC), Congressman Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX), and Congresswoman Angie Craig (D-MN) sent a letter to the Biden Administration expressing concern with the ongoing Houthi attacks in the Red Sea disrupting global shipping routes, threatening supply chains, and…

Rouzer Urges NC Department of Insurance Commissioner to Reject Astronomical Increases in Homeowners' Insurance Rates

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Wrightsville Beach

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) joined members of the North Carolina Congressional delegation in urging North Carolina Department of Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to reject the North Carolina Rate Bureau’s proposed statewide increase in homeowners' insurance rates. “While it certainly costs more to rebuild homes damaged by storms because of…

Rouzer, T&I Republicans Unveil Bills to Cut Red Tape & Increase Permitting Efficiency

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2023.06.22 Water Resources Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC - Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) led Republican Members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in introducing multiple bills to cut red tape, streamline reviews, and provide greater regulatory certainty under Clean Water Act (CWA) permitting processes. The Nationwide Permitting…

Rouzer Opposes Burdensome Proposed Rule to H-2A

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) joined colleagues in expressing opposition to the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) proposed rule regarding H-2A farm workers. In a letter sent to Acting Secretary Julie Su, the Members wrote, "We hear from producers across our districts and the nation about the burdensome process of securing the needed H-2A workers to…

Rouzer Secures Important Provisions for Southeastern North Carolina in Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC - With the support of Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07), the House passed H.R. 4394, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2024.  As Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, Rouzer played a key role in securing important provisions for Southeastern North Carolina…

Chairman Rouzer Statement from Hearing on Clean Water Infrastructure Financing

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2023.05.17 T&I Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) delivered the following opening remarks at today's Subcommittee hearing entitled, "Clean Water Infrastructure Financing: State and Local Perspectives and Recent Developments."  Chairman Rouzer emphasized the importance of improving our clean water infrastructure, protecting…

Rouzer & Graves Joint Statement on EPA’s Final Rule that Reinforces Weaponization of Clean Water Act to Block Infrastructure Projects

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Washington, DC Office

Washington, D.C. - Joint statement of Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC) and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) final rule that will allow Clean Water Act Section 401 to continue being used to block key infrastructure and energy projects for reasons…

Rouzer, Graves Statement on EPA’s Implementation of Supreme Court WOTUS Ruling

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Washington, D.C. - Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC) and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releasing its updated Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule following the U.S. Supreme Court’s May ruling in…

Rouzer Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Support Agritourism Businesses

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) joined Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA-10) and Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA-4) in introducing the bipartisan Accelerating the Growth of Rural Innovation and Tourism Opportunities to Uphold Rural Industries and Sustainable Marketplaces (AGRITOURISM) Act. This legislation would create an Office of Agritourism at the U.S.…