Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has chosen a Warrensburg couple to receive the 2011 Angels in Adoption award for their long-time advocacy for foster care and adoption and will be presenting the award to them on November 11.
The latest unemployment report, putting America’s official jobless figure at 9 percent, has Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) calling on the Democratic-controlled Senate to put an end to partisanship and pass a set of job creation bills approved by the House.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has introduced legislation to eliminate some of the negative provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act in an effort to make it easier for locally-owned banks to lend money to small and medium-sized local businesses so they can grow and create jobs.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has introduced bipartisan legislation to protect the property rights of Lake of the Ozarks landowners who are threatened by a dispute involving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and electric utility AmerenUE. The bill is co-sponsored by the other eight members of Missouri’s congressional delegation.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, has issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s announced withdrawal of U.S. combat forces from Iraq:
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is urging members of the Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction – the so-called “supercommittee” that will offer its recommendations to Congress by November 23rd - to refrain from further cuts to America’s national defense.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is urging America’s military veterans who live in the 4th Congressional District to take part in the Veterans History Project. The Project collects and preserves personal accounts of American war veterans to allow current and future generations to hear directly from those who fought and to gain better understanding of the realities of war.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is pleased with House passage of free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama, creating 250,000 jobs and increasing U.S. exports by $13 billion at no cost to the American taxpayers. The deals, passed with bipartisan support, are viewed as an opportunity to create jobs, strengthen America’s economy, and increase exports.
Fourth Congressional District residents interested in attending one of the U.S. service academies are reminded that time to submit the application paperwork is running out. The deadline is October 28, 2011, with no new applications accepted after that date.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is leading efforts in the U.S. House to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. As part of the August debt limit agreement, the House and Senate will have to vote between October 1st and December 31st on a Balanced Budget Amendment.