Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

Senator Scott Introduces Bill to Empower Parents to Solve the Learning Loss Crisis

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) introduced the Raising Expectations with Child Opportunity Vouchers for Educational Recovery (RECOVER) Act to empower parents to solve the learning loss crisis facing today’s students. “States and school districts have only spent a fraction of the education funds they received through the Democrats’ American Rescue Plan — leaving […]

New Senator Rubio Video Slams Military’s Woke Recruitment Strategy

A new video puts the military’s recruitment strategy under a microscope as every branch of the U.S. military struggles to meet recruiting goals. “No one should be surprised. The Democrat Party, legacy media, and major U.S. corporations spent years calling America evil. Why would anyone sign up to put their life on the line for an evil nation? “Rather […]

Senator Blackburn On Fox: Parents Are Preparing For New Challenges This Back To School Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn published a Parents’ Guide To Acing Back To School 2022 for moms and dads interested in learning how to tackle the issues their students face in and out of the classroom – including drugs, woke policies, online predators, and politically motivated curriculum.   Sen. Marsha Blackburn’s back-to-school tips include warnings for parents […]

Senator Lankford Wants to Ensure Faith-based Nonprofits Can Serve Equally alongside Secular Entities

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today joined Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and their colleagues to introduce the LIFTing Local Communities Act to make it easier for faith-based organizations to apply for, and receive, government grants and other types of funding without fear of arbitrary religious limitations and vindictive litigation. Faith-based organizations are some of our nation’s best social […]

Senator McConnell: Democrats’ Inflation Bill Will Cut Jobs and Wages But Not Inflation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ Reckless Taxing and Spending Spree:     “Democrats have had a tough few days rolling out their latest reckless taxing and spending spree. “It turns out that proposing huge, job-killing tax hikes and more […]

SENATOR COTTON, COLLEAGUES DEMAND ANSWERS ABOUT BIDEN’S PROPOSED TITLE IX “GENDER IDENTITY” RULE IN SCHOOLS

Washington, D.C. — Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tennessee), Josh Hawley (R-Missouri), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Marco Rubio (R-Florida) sent a letter to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona demanding answers about the Department of Education’s intention to include “gender identity” as a protected category under Title IX. In part, the senators wrote, “The […]

SEN. RICK SCOTT: DEMOCRATS’ ANSWER TO JOE BIDEN’S RECESSION IS MORE SPENDING & HIGHER TAXES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the following statement after Senate Democrats, led by Senators Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin, announced a deal on a new, partisan reckless tax-and-spending spree that raises taxes by nearly $740 BILLION and contains more than $430 BILLION in new spending. This announcement came less than a day before […]

Senators Scott, Cruz, and Lummis Introduce Resolution Affirming Historic Definition of a Recession

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) this week introduced a resolution to affirm the historic definition of an economic recession. Historically, an economic recession has been defined as two consecutive negative quarters of GDP growth. “In the midst of a 40-year high in inflation, the Biden administration is […]

CONGRESSMAN SCALISE: BIDEN AND DEMS HAVE WRECKED OUR ECONOMY WITH CRAZY FAR-LEFT SOCIALISM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke at the America First Agenda Summit about how President Biden is refusing to take responsibility for his far-left policies that have led to soaring inflation and skyrocketing gas prices. Whip Scalise urged President Biden to end his war on American energy and stop […]

Senator Rubio Grills State Department Diversity Officer on Taxpayer-Funded Film Festival

Last September, the U.S. Embassy in Portugal provided $10,000 to fund a film festival featuring drag queens, incest, and pedophilia as part of its “Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion efforts.” During a U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) questioned Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, the U.S. Department of State’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, on the […]