WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford and Senator Tim Scott introduced the Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park Act of 2017 in the House and Senate, respectively. By establishing these sites as national parks, this bill would preserve and protect these historically significant places.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford issued the following statement after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill yesterday, which would separate our nation’s air-traffic control system from the FAA:
I have always loved symbolism found in the statue of Lady Justice.
The blindfold represents objectivity. Justice should be dealt from our courts objectively, without fear or favour, regardless of money, wealth, power, or identity. In her left hand, Lady Justice holds balance scales, which represent the weighing of evidence.
Too often in Washington, solving a problem involves either expanding the federal government at the expense of local control or adding to our national debt. Neither are good choices for the taxpayer living in South Carolina.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford announced that his district staff will be conducting June satellite office hours, per the schedule below.
WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Mark Sanford issued the following statement in response to the shooting at this morning's congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA:
There’s a saying that “personnel is policy.” Your business or organization will ultimately be a reflection of the people you employ. Likewise, a manager’s ability to change their organization ultimately comes down to their ability to change personnel.
Common sense can be a mirage in Washington. It’s one of those things that you may see in the distance, but as you approach it, it seems to disappear.