Hurricane Florence is still 1,400 miles away, but with much of the South Carolina coastline in the "cone of uncertainty," it’s a reminder to go down the Scout's checklist and “Be Prepared” for all types of emergencies associated with peak hurricane season.
Today, the House voted on a bill H.R. 6691, which would redefine “crimes of violence” in federal law. This comes about because of the recent Supreme Court decision in Sessions v. Dimaya in which the Court held the current definition is unconstitutionally vague. As a result, the twice-convicted green card holder, James Dimaya, is allowed to stay in the country rather than being deported.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford was honored by National Taxpayers Union (NTU) for having one of the strongest voting records on supporting lower taxes, limited government, and economic freedom. This year, Rep. Sanford is one of only 66 House Representatives to have earned the “Taxpayers’ Friend Award.”
I detest bills that amount to nothing more than messaging bills designed to help in fundraising efforts.
We took a vote on such a bill this evening, and I voted no.
You may have noticed in today’s papers that Rahm Emanuel, the Mayor of Chicago, announced that he’s not running for reelection. I raise his name because, quite famously, when he was White House Chief of Staff for President Obama, he said never let a good crisis go to waste.
CHARLESTON, SC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released his public schedule for Tuesday, September 4th.
Under the category of continuing to catch up on legislative details, last month the House voted on two bills that would expand Health Savings Accounts. In a technical sense, the measures proposed did more than that, but I believe that the most interesting portion of these bills was tied to their change to Health Savings Accounts. Specifically, H.R. 6311 and H.R.
CHARLESTON, SC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released his public schedule for Thursday, August 16th.
Thursday, August 16th
12:00 PM Neighborhood Office Hours
2405 Boundary Street, Beaufort
CHARLESTON, SC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released his public schedule for Wednesday, August 15th.
Wednesday, August 15th
7:00 AM The 88 Club
Eggs Up Grill
2664 Highway 17 North, Mount Pleasant