July 23, 2018 Press Release
The House passes H.R. 1689, the Private Property Rights Protection Act, to prevent state governments from exercising eminent domain for economic development.
July 23, 2018 Press Release
North Carolina should be proud to have one of its own leading the Department of Veteran Affairs. Calling the nation’s most military friendly state home, Robert Wilkie is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and has served in posts at Ft. Bragg, the Pentagon, and on Capitol Hill.
The Lessening Impediments From Taxes (LIFT) for Charities Act eliminates a measure that requires charities, churches, and traditionally tax-exempt organizations to pay federal taxes on employee benefits.
July 19, 2018 Blog Post
Washington is broken. When I came to Congress, I made a promise to work every day to fix it and make D.C. work for the people of North Carolina. This week, we made another big stride in delivering on that commitment.
July 18, 2018 Press Release
The House passes H.Res. 990, supporting the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in a 244-35 vote with 133 House Democrats voting "present."
The Good Accounting Obligation in Government (GAO-IG) Act would stop wasteful spending in federal agencies and bring needed accountability using GAO and IG reports, potentially saving taxpayers at least $87 billion.
Watson works with adults who have developmental disabilities and prepares them to live as independently as possible. She considers her work to be her ministry and life’s calling, and was inspired to enter the field when she realized how many people “need love outside of their own homes.” While she is celebrating 40 years, she plans to continue working until she knows it’s time to retire.
June 29, 2018 Blog Post
The House passes the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018 to extend benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans.
The House passed the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act, a bipartisan bill that will help in our overall efforts to combat the opioid crisis by advancing treatment and recovery initiatives, improving prevention, protecting our communities, and bolstering our efforts to fight deadly illicit synthetic drugs like fentanyl.
The House passes the farm bill to authorize federal agriculture, conservation, and nutrition programs under the Department of Agriculture until 2023, make critical reforms to encourage work for benefits, and provide access to job-training programs.
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