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May 22, 2018 Press Release
The House just passed the FIRST STEP Act to improve the federal prison system through the implementation of corrections policy reforms, strengthen public safety, enhance prison security, and provide inmates the help they need to more successfully reenter society.
The House just passed the FIRST STEP Act to improve the federal prison system through the implementation of corrections policy reforms, strengthen public safety, enhance prison security, and provide inmates the help they need to more successfully reenter society.
May 22, 2018 Press Release
The House passes Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act to allow patients to gain access to experimental treatments if they have been diagnosed with a life threatening disease or condition and have exhausted approved treatment options. 
The House passes Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act to allow patients to gain access to experimental treatments if they have been diagnosed with a life threatening disease or condition and have exhausted approved treatment options. 
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May 18, 2018 Press Release
I applaud President Trump for keeping this key promise to voters, strengthening the wall between government funding and abortion industry giants like Planned Parenthood and adding protections for victims of sexual assault and human trafficking. With not one penny cut from family planning services, we can protect the value of every human life and place the interest and health of women ahead of the abortion agenda.
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May 16, 2018 Press Release
The House passes the VA Mission Act to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system and to provide options for family caregivers.
The House passes the VA Mission Act to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system and to provide options for family caregivers.
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May 16, 2018 Press Release
The House passes the Protect and Serve Act to allow for the federal prosecution of those who knowingly cause bodily harm or attempt to cause bodily harm to law enforcement officers.
The House passes the Protect and Serve Act to allow for the federal prosecution of those who knowingly cause bodily harm or attempt to cause bodily harm to law enforcement officers.
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May 14, 2018 Press Release
Crystal Black and Gene Blackmon showed exceptional service as key volunteers in response to the recent tornado and storm that hit parts of Guilford and Rockingham counties.
May 14, 2018 Press Release
"Signing a scholarship with a university should not be a moratorium on an athlete’s ability to use his or her name and image, or to attain a livable wage for their talent."
"Signing a scholarship with a university should not be a moratorium on an athlete’s ability to use his or her name and image, or to attain a livable wage for their talent. We owe it to our college athletes to build a better system that incentivizes them to finish school, rewards their achievements and gives them opportunity and hope for the future."
May 9, 2018 Press Release
Mitch McConnell should drop his threat to block rescissions affecting the omnibus.
Rescissions aren’t merely a Republican political maneuver against Democrats. President Clinton used the process 166 times to save more than $3.5 billion. While effective, the most recent package sent by President Trump is especially innocuous, politically speaking, clawing back unneeded, unspent funds, some of which were appropriated as far back as 1993.
May 9, 2018 Press Release
Nobody should be surprised that the deal failed to rein in the world's largest sponsor of terrorism. At its core, the deal was destined to fail due to its inability to curb the Iranian Regime’s expansionist and destabilizing goals in the greater Middle East.
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May 8, 2018 Press Release
When the Vice President was here, he promised the full support of the federal government, and with this declaration by FEMA, we have received it. Our efforts are not over, we remain committed to serving all of those impacted to our fullest ability.

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