Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

Congressman Jeff Duncan Leads “All of the Above” Energy Tour to Upstate South Carolina

Clemson, S.C. — Congressman Jeff Duncan, co-chair of the House Energy Action Team and member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, led nine Members of Congress (Rep. William Timmons, Rep. Drew Ferguson, Rep. Richard Hudson, Rep. Kevin Hern, Rep. Diana Harshbarger, Rep. Troy Balderson, Rep. Ron Estes, Rep. Kelly Armstrong, and Rep. Rick Allen) to South Carolina’s […]

Senator McConnell: U.S. Economy Headed Towards Recession, But Democrats Claim Otherwise

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: “For the past year and a half, Washington Democrats have continually found new ways to be wrong about the U.S. economy. “Last springtime, Democrats insisted their plan to dump $1.9 trillion dollars onto the economy […]

New Senator Grassley Proposal Seeks To Help Families, Students Overcome Effects Of Inflation

Several key tax provisions that benefit low and middle income Americans currently do not account for soaring inflation WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced new legislation that seeks to help Americans struggling to afford everyday expenses keep more of their hard-earned money. Iowans are paying […]

Congressman Roy Statement on H.R. 8373

WASHINGTON— Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) issued the following statement Thursday after voting against H.R. 8373.   “Today, House Democrats, and some Republicans, voted to once again go to war with people of faith — like the Little Sisters of the Poor — to force them to pay for contraception against their deeply held religious beliefs. […]

Senator Scott Slams Democrats’ Economic Plans on Newsmax

WASHINGTON – On Newsmax with Greta Van Susteren, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) highlighted the disconnect between what the Democrats want and what Americans need. On President Biden’s trip to the Middle East … “We have the resources we need to supply our folks with the energy that we all need. … When President Trump was in the White […]

Senators Graham, Menendez Introduce Bill To Track Iran Nuclear Efforts

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today introduced the Iran Nuclear Weapons Capability Monitoring Act of 2022 to establish a task force to monitor the nuclear weapons and missile capabilities of Iran.   The legislation establishes a joint task force led by the Department of […]


WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), Congressman Mario Díaz-Balart (R-Fla.), Congressman Dave Joyce (R-Ohio), and Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach (R-Minn.) at today’s leadership press conference to discuss how President Biden’s inflationary policies and extremist climate agenda are hurting American families when they buy food at the […]

Senator McConnell: Democrats’ Reckless Plan To Rob Americans A Second Time

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the economy: “Last week, Americans families’ pain was confirmed by yet another round of awful statistics. “Year-on-year inflation set a new, 40-year high in June. The painful fallout of Washington Democrats’ 2021 spending binge continues to spread. “A […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 7/18/22

WEEK OF JULY 18TH MONDAY, JULY 18TH On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. 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: 1) S. 144 – Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center Access Improvement Act (Sponsored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein / Natural […]