Under the category of catch up on a Monday here in Washington, I wanted to let you know I introduced the Coastal Economies Protection Act on Friday.
You may have heard that members of Congress and their staff would be exempted from the state waiver provisions in the latest version of the American Health Care Act. Accordingly, I’ve signed on to a bill sponsored by Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford introduced the Coastal Economies Protection Act. This bill would suspend offshore drilling and all related activities in the waters off the East Coast for the next ten years. This comes on the heels of the Trump administration announcing plans to lift restrictions on offshore drilling off the Atlantic coast.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) signed on as a cosponsor of a bill introduced by Congresswoman Martha McSally (R-AZ). This bill would eliminate the exemption for members of Congress and congressional staff to state waiver provisions in the American Health Care Act.
He released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) released the following statement on the amended American Health Care Act:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 14, 2017
SANFORD ANNOUNCES PUBLIC SCHEDULE FOR
APRIL 16 - 19
CHARLESTON, SC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released his public schedule for Sunday, April 16 through Wednesday, April 19.