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Honorable Mark Sanford

Representing the 1st District of South Carolina

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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford led a bipartisan letter to the Office of Management and Budget’s Director Mick Mulvaney and the National Economic Council’s Director Gary Cohn along with fourteen of his colleagues, asking the administration to improve our federal flood-ready infrastr

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released the following statement after President Trump announced his healthcare executive order:

Oct 12, 2017 Blog Post

Bad policy makes things worse. Once vibrant economies - like Venezuela’s - have been crushed under the weight of bad policy choices, and it’s a reminder to everyone of us how much government really does matter.

It’s kind of like oxygen. When you don’t need it, you don’t think about it...but try a few moments without it, and you’re gasping fast.

Oct 10, 2017 Blog Post

If I may return to a vote from last week...and a vote I took to reauthorize programs of the Department of Justice (DOJ) that help federal, state, and local law enforcement better coordinate and enhance their efforts to combat the online exploitation of children. Exploitation includes crimes like sex trafficking and child pornography.

Oct 6, 2017 Blog Post

To say that it is an usual year in Washington would indeed be an understatement. In that vein, yesterday, the House passed its budget resolution for 2018.

Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

Charleston, SC - Tomorrow, Rep. Mark Sanford will host U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) along with representatives from the Coast Guard, the South Carolina Ports Authority, Palmetto Railways, and the Army Corps of Engineers on a tour of the Port of Charleston.


Oct 3, 2017 Blog Post

Today, the House voted on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, a bill which would prohibit elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The bill passed by a vote of 237 to 189, and I’d like to offer a few thoughts on why I voted as I did in supporting the measure.

Oct 2, 2017 Blog Post

Allow me to circle back again to a vote that occurred last week. Before I do though, let me state the obvious, which is that my thoughts and prayers go to the individuals and families who were affected in the tragedy of Las Vegas.