Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is leading by example to cut runaway spending, returning more than $60,000 to the U.S. Treasury from the budget allotted to her office as a Member of Congress. This has been accomplished despite reductions of 5 percent and 7 percent in her Congressional office budget since she began representing the citizens of Missouri’s Fourth District.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, has hosted a roundtable discussion in Clinton today to gather input from representatives of Missouri’s agriculture community to collect their thoughts on the 2012 Farm Bill that is making its way through Congress.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has released the following statement regarding the decision by the Department of Labor to back away from its proposed rule restricting young people from working on farms:
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) and the U.S. House have taken action to prevent an increase in student loan rates without a cost to taxpayers. The legislation pays for the proposal by offsetting the cost with money from a slush fund that is part of the Obama health care law.
By an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 312-111, the U.S. House of Representatives has approved Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler’s bill to help small and rural businesses obtain loans and create jobs. H.R.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) and the U.S. House have passed H.R. 9, the Small Business Tax Cut Act, which will help small businesses retain more capital, invest in their businesses and create more jobs. The Small Business Administration (SBA) reports that as of 2009, in Missouri, there were 115,688 small businesses with between 1 and 500 employees employing 1,135,600 Missourians.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has convened a meeting of Missouri Members of Congress, representatives of the Governor’s office, state legislators, military officials, business people, and other interested stakeholders to discuss proactive ways of addressing a possible new round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and how to come together as a state to stand strong for our defense commu
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise” award which is given to Members of Congress for their pro-business positions and commitment to economic growth.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) and the U.S. House have voted for responsible government and spending discipline by passing a 2013 budget that promotes economic growth, reduces the national debt, and cuts reckless spending to protect America’s taxpayers.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) met with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta today to discuss a possible new round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and to stress the prudent use of our defense dollars which prioritize the war fighter.