WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released the following statement on the administration’s new plan to open nearly 90 percent of all U.S. waters to offshore drilling activities:
The so-called Dodd-Frank legislation of 2010 I would argue was one of the most reactive pieces of legislation Washington has seen in a long time. That’s the good news. The bad news is that its remedy was based on government rather than markets being the solution to the financial meltdown that came in 2008 and 2009.
Do you remember the death panels that Sarah Palin used to talk about?
This window between Christmas and New Years represents my last chance to catch up on a number of legislative matters we voted on, but I couldn’t get out there given other posts that were stacked up.
There’s always a story behind the story…and such was the case on Thursday with debate that surrounded the continuing resolution intended to keep government up and open.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Mark Sanford voted for H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which passed the House by a vote of 227 to 203. He released the following statement:
It’s been 31 years since a major tax bill was signed into law, and Congress is on the verge of passing another one this week.
Too often in solving problems with government answers, we never get down to addressing the real problem. And getting to the root of the problem is in fact the key to fixing it.