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June 10, 2015 Blog Post

TPA stands for Trade Promotion Authority and is often called "fast track." TPA is a process to negotiate trade agreements and is not a trade agreement on its own.

Three main components of TPA:

June 9, 2015 Blog Post

Tonight the House passed HR 2577, the Transportation, Housing, & Urban Development Appropriations Act. This bill that funds the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Departments, as well as other agencies is in line with the FY 2016 budget passed earlier this year and holds spending almost $10 billion below the President’s budget request.

June 9, 2015 Blog Post

As the House will likely vote on granting Trade Promotion Authority this week, I am inclined to agree with Sen. Ted Cruz, Sec. Condoleeza Rice, Charles Krauthammer and others on TPA. In fact, 1.2 Million Jobs are dependent on trade in North Carolina. 

June 1, 2015 Blog Post

It is an honor to announce Chris Ganser as North Carolina's Sixth Congressional District's Community Hero of the Month! Chris is a stage three colon cancer survivor and has used his own personal story and passion for fitness and life to inspire others and bring awareness to colorectal cancer.

May 29, 2015 Blog Post

On Friday, May 29, 2015, the President signed S.178 the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 into law, which includes Rep. Walker’s first bill, the Human Trafficking Detection Act of 2015 (H.R. 460).

May 17, 2015 Blog Post

Fighting the EPA's Power Grab

May 13, 2015 Blog Post

Defending the most Vulnerable: The House Passes HR 36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

May 12, 2015 Blog Post

Just as the President stated himself dozens of times, he does not have the power to create the laws.

Here’s just one example of President Obama violating his own words:

April 23, 2015 Blog Post

I am grateful of the work we accomplished last week in the Committee on Homeland Security as we unanimously passed H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act and today in the House as we overwhelmingly passed NCPA with a vote of 355-63.