Yesterday, the House voted on H.R. 1259, or the Veterans Affairs (VA) Accountability First Act, offered by Representative Phil Roe. I voted for the bill, which passed 237-178.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford introduced H.R. 1529, the Debt Limit Control and Accountability Act of 2017. This bill would return to Congress the process of setting the debt limit to a dollar sign instead of based on a date.
Today has been something of a wild day here on Capitol Hill. There is much to report.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mark Sanford today announced a town hall to be held this Saturday in Hilton Head. This will be Sanford’s 7th town hall in three weeks and comes on the heels of a recent report ranking him in the top 2% of all Members of Congress in his availability to constituents through town halls.
CHARLESTON, SC - This afternoon, Representative Mark Sanford announced his public schedule for Saturday, March 18.
Saturday, March 18
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford announced that his district staff will be conducting satellite office hours, per the schedule below.
Please allow me to play catch up on one more bill before diving back into the healthcare debate later this week….
Last week, the House voted on H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, which will set funding levels for the military in 2017. The bill passed 371 to 48, and I voted yes. The House actually voted on a bill to fund the military for this year back in June, but it never made it past the Senate.
WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Representative Mark Sanford was named 2017’s House Representative “Friend of the Coast” by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association, an organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, and enhancing coastal resources.