Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

Ranking Member Senator Tim Scott Slams Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Progressive Agenda at Banking Hearing

WASHINGTON – At Tuesday’s U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Ranking Member Tim Scott (R-S.C.) stood up for American consumers and businesses by admonishing Director Rohit Chopra for the agency’s progressive regulatory agenda. In his opening statement, the Ranking Member discussed how the agency’s […]

Senator Rick Scott on Inflation Report: Washington’s Spending Problem Continues to Hurt Florida Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, following the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Senator Rick Scott released the below statement highlighting the need to implement substantive fiscal reforms to end the ongoing inflation crisis fueled by the Biden administration’s reckless tax-and-spend agenda. May’s CPI data shows that there has been a significant […]

Senator McConnell Urges Senate to Reject Radical Biden Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor on Monday regarding nominations: “Last week, Senate Democrats backtracked on plans to confirm Dale Ho to the Southern District of New York. “Apparently, our colleagues didn’t yet have enough votes for the self-described ‘wild-eyed leftist’ President Biden […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 6/12/23

WEEK OF JUNE 12TH MONDAY, JUNE 12TH On Monday, 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. Res. 272– Calling on the Government of the Russian Federation to immediately release U.S. citizen Paul Whelan […]

Roberta Combs Statement on the Passing of Pat Robertson

On behalf of the Christian Coalition, and our millions of supporters, we mourn the loss of our founder and friend, Pat Robertson. We thank him for his vision to get people of faith involved in the political process. We continue to honor that legacy as we educate millions of Americans on the Judeo-Christian values that […]

Congressman Chip Roy leads effort to eliminate ‘X’ gender marker on US passports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Representative Chip Roy (R-TX-21) introduced the “Passport Sanity Act” to ensure government documents such as passports only include male and female gender designations. Last year, the Secretary of State began allowing U.S. citizens to select ‘X’ as their gender marker on U.S. passport applications. Representative Roy’s bill would reverse this decision. […]


WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) and 45 of their colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm, raising their concern about a proposed rule by the DOE that purports to increase efficiency standards on distribution transformers—critical electric grid components. The proposed rule, Energy Conservation Program: […]

Majority Leader Scalise: We Must Rein In Washington

Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), House Republican Whip Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.), and Congressman John James (R-Mich.) to express support for a range of bills – including the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act and the Save Our Gas Stoves Act – […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 6/5/23

WEEK OF JUNE 5TH MONDAY, JUNE 5TH On Monday, 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. 835 – Fair Investment Opportunities for Professional Experts Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Hill / Financial […]

Senator Marshall Votes to Overturn Joe Biden’s Student Loan Bailout

Washington – U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. voted to overturn Joe Biden’s student loan bailout on Thursday. The Congressional Review Act (CRA) blocking Biden’s student loan forgiveness scheme passed the senate with bipartisan support. This measure protects those who did not attend college or already paid off their student loan from being responsible for this […]