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Honorable Mark Sanford

Representing the 1st District of South Carolina

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May 4, 2016 Press Release

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May 4, 2016


SANFORD ANNOUNCES PUBLIC SCHEDULE FOR MAY 5

May 3, 2016 Blog Post

Last week, the House voted on a joint resolution of disapproval against the Department of Labor’s “fiduciary” rule, which passed by a vote of 234 to 183. In essence, the rule would require more regulation for people that give investment advice and outlaw certain types of compensation for investment advisors.

Apr 29, 2016 Blog Post

Today, the House passed another reauthorization of the DC Opportunity Scholarship program, which allows DC parents to move their children from a failing school to one that works for their family and student. I have long believed educational choice vital to improving education in this country and, accordingly, voted yes. The bill passed 224 to 181.

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

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April 28, 2016


SANFORD APPLAUDS GOVERNOR HALEY'S TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS

Apr 28, 2016 Blog Post

A little catch-up from last week….

Apr 27, 2016 Blog Post

Earlier today, the House voted on H.R. 699, the Email Privacy Act, which would require law enforcement to get a search warrant before they can look at private emails - a privacy standard long held for conventional mail.

The bill passed overwhelmingly, and I have been an original cosponsor since last year. Allow me to offer a couple reasons why I think this requirement is so vital.

Apr 21, 2016 Blog Post

This morning, an amendment I offered to H.R. 4890 was adopted on the House floor by voice vote. This bill, which passed by a vote of 260 to 158, would prohibit the IRS from paying bonuses until the Treasury Department develops a comprehensive strategy for improving IRS customer service. 

Apr 21, 2016 Press Release
 


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April 21, 2016

 

Apr 19, 2016 Blog Post

Last night, the House voted on a measure that would name a government program after Representative Jeannette Rankin, who was the first female member of Congress and a significant figure in the women’s suffrage movement. It had no financial effect. That measure passed 377 to 6, but I took the unusual step of voting simply “present.”

Apr 18, 2016 Press Release

SANFORD ANNOUNCES SATELLITE OFFICE HOURS FOR APRIL

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