Needless government intrusion into the lives of farmers, foresters, and everyday citizens would be reduced under a bill, co-sponsored by Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), that has passed the U.S. House. The Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act, a bill that eliminates a permitting requirement regulating the distribution, sale, and use of pesticides, was easily approved in a bipartisan vote.
As citizens of the 4th Congressional District cope with gasoline prices approaching $4 a gallon, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is calling for an all-encompassing oil exploration policy that includes opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and reversing the de facto moratorium on new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
As America copes with high unemployment rates and skyrocketing gas prices, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is asking why President Obama is offering to help Brazil expand its offshore oil drilling while opposing oil drilling off the coast of the United States.
One year ago today (March 23) the ObamaCare health care bill was signed into law.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler to hold Budget Town Hall
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is holding a Budget Town Hall on Monday, March 28, 2011 at the headquarters of the Missouri Farm Bureau in Jefferson City to discuss America’s budget situation.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, is calling on leaders of the U.S. House to write a budget plan for 2012 that continues to provide a strong commitment to national defense.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) took another bite from Washington’s job-destroying spending spree by voting to keep the government running for an additional three weeks while cutting $6 billion in spending.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) will take part in a series of Military Listening Posts on Tuesday, March 22nd in Jefferson City and St. Robert and on Wednesday, March 23rd in Warrensburg and Clinton.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, believes farmers are being hurt by an out of control Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that is trying to impose senseless and harmful new controls on agriculture. A lifelong farmer, Hartzler is rejecting, out of hand, a recent EPA attempt to justify its actions before the House Agriculture Committee.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, took a strong stand this week against any new round of military base closings. Hartzler made Missouri’s case in a letter to House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Chairman Randy Forbes.