Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler has released the following message to mark the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor:
On this day, Americans join loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving and to thank our Creator for the blessings we enjoy living in the greatest nation on earth.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is expressing her disappointment with the failure of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. The so-called supercommittee, set up as part of the August agreement to raise the debt ceiling, was unable to reach consensus on achieving between $1.2 trillion and $1.5 trillion in deficit reduction.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), a co-sponsor of legislation to balance our out-of-control federal budget, is expressing anger and dismay at U.S. House Democrats for blocking approval of the Balanced Budget Amendment (H.J.Res. 2). Republicans voted overwhelmingly in favor of the measure, but failed to find the necessary number of Democrats needed for passage.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), sponsor of legislation to stop the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) from ordering the destruction of more than a thousand homes at Lake of the Ozarks, welcomes today’s FERC decision that appears to back off from some of its earlier mandates. But she considers this only a first step in securing the rights of property owners at the Lake.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has issued the following Veterans Day statement:
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.