Author Archives: Gary Gore

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 1/23/23

WEEK OF JANUARY 23RD TUESDAY, JANUARY 24TH On Tuesday, the House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: H.R. 159 – To implement merit-based reforms to the civil service hiring system that replace degree-based hiring with skills- […]

Ahead of School Choice Week, Sen. Scott and Superintendent Ellen Weaver Visit Charleston Classical School

CHARLESTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) was joined by South Carolina Education Superintendent Ellen Weaver for a tour of Charleston Classical School in North Charleston. Sen. Scott and Supt. Weaver also met with students and parents from Beautiful Gate Center, which provides educational opportunities for children and youth with developmental disabilities and autism. The […]

Chairman Comer Welcomes New and Returning Members to the Oversight Committee

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) today welcomed new and returning Republican members to the committee for the 118th Congress: “This Congress we’ve got an all-star lineup ready to hit the ground running and go to bat for the American people. Unchecked, one-party Democrat rule in Washington resulted in crises on […]

Senator Rubio Warns of Discrimination as Biden Issues New Rule on Faith-Based Charities

Faith-based charities play an important role in helping individuals and families in need throughout their communities. For decades, faith-based charities also served as boots on the ground for federal assistance ranging from adoption services and job training to food pantries and housing. A new notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) issued by the Biden Administration would […]

Sen. Rick Scott: I Won’t Stop Fighting to Get Back Pay for Troops Kicked Out Over COVID Shot

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, following an announcement from the Pentagon that the Department of Defense will not provide back pay to military members kicked out of the service for refusing to take the COVID vaccine, Senator Rick Scott issued the following statement. Senator Scott successfully fought to end the military’s COVID vaccine mandate and will continue to work […]

Chairman Jim Jordan Announces House Judiciary Committee Republican Members for 118th Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) announced Republican Members of Congress who will serve on the Committee for the 118th Congress. “We’re excited to welcome all new and returning members of the House Judiciary Committee to the 118th Congress. House Judiciary Republicans are ready to get to work on the important issues […]

Senators Lankford, Rosen Lead Bipartisan Senate Delegation Visit to Abraham Accords Countries

WASHINGTON, DC — Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Jacky Rosen, co-founders and co-chairs of the Senate Abraham Accords Caucus, announced that they are leading a group of five Senators in a bipartisan delegation visit to the Abraham Accords member countries of Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, and Morocco. In visiting these countries, the Senators […]

House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan Praises House Passage of Pro-Life Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) praised the House passage of H.R. 26, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, legislation to require healthcare practitioners to provide medical care to every infant who survives an abortion, and H. Con. Res 3, a resolution condemning the recent attacks on pro-life facilities, organizations, and churches. Since […]

House approves resolution to protect pregnancy centers, nearly all Dems oppose

House action follows nationwide wave of violence, vandalism, and intimidation by abortion activists in 2022 WASHINGTON — The United States House of Representatives passed a congressional resolution on Wednesdaty condemning the nationwide wave of violence, property damage, threats, trespassing, and intimidation against pro-life organizations in 2022 by pro-abortion activists in the wake of the Supreme […]

McConnell Congratulates Nebraska Senator-Designate Pete Ricketts

LOUISVILLE, KY – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement today regarding Nebraska Senator-designate Pete Ricketts: “I am thrilled to hear that Nebraska’s outstanding former Governor Pete Ricketts is heading here to the U.S. Senate. Governor Pillen could not have found a more capable leader to take the baton from our […]