Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, has voted to pass the 2012 Defense Appropriations Act which provides a 1.6 percent base pay raise for military personnel. The bill also provides funds for protective gear, clothing, subsistence, and related expenses for active duty personnel and the reserve corps.
“As we celebrate America’s birthday this Fourth of July weekend with family, friends, food and fireworks, let us not forget how blessed we are to live in this great nation. There is no other land on earth that advances the virtues of liberty and freedom for all.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has introduced a bill to deny sexual abusers their eligibility to rest among our military heroes in our country’s veterans and national cemeteries. The Hallowed Grounds Act would ensure that only the honorable are awarded with burial honors.
Visitors to the Harrisonville office of Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler will have the opportunity to view a work of art painted by Garden City artist Marlynne Snare. The painting, honoring Cass County’s 150thanniversary, includes a building or site from each of 23 towns – all merged together on canvas.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) and Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-9) have met with representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers and local community leaders to get a first-hand update on plans to deal with the swollen Missouri River, which has already begun spilling its banks in northwestern Missouri.
It’s been a year since the start of what President Obama promised would be the “Recovery Summer” and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is joined by the American people in calling on the President and his fellow liberals to abandon their failed policies and empty promises.
With the Missouri River rising and citizens along the river expressing concerns about flooding, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is taking steps to make sure emergency operations are ready to go if damaging flooding invades counties in Missouri’s 4th Congressional District. She met with FEMA officials last Thursday to hear the agency’s plans for addressing those concerns.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is again calling on President Obama to get serious about dealing with our nation’s job-destroying debt. Hartzler and several of her House colleagues have sent a letter to the President urging him to agree to significant spending cuts before they would consider a debt limit increase.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is calling on President Obama and congressional liberals to get on board with a proposal designed to tackle the debt while helping business owners create jobs. The call comes on the heels of this week’s jobs reports showing the private sector created only 38,000 jobs last month and that unemployment benefit claims fell less than expected last week.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) emerged from a White House meeting today with President Obama asking, “Where is the President’s leadership on reining in our out-of-control debt and helping Americans get back to work?"