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.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is calling for the easing of burdensome government regulations that are standing in the way of private sector job creation and economic growth. Hartzler spoke to business leaders today in Jefferson City at a Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry symposium, making it clear she stands with them in their desire to prosper.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has followed through on her pledge to deal with the nation’s fiscal crisis by voting ‘yes’ on legislation to fund the government for the rest of the year and to begin ending the job-destroying spending spree that has put this country more than $14 trillion in debt.
As debate over legislation to fund the federal government for the remainder of the year moved into the late night hours on Thursday, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) addressed the U.S. House, entreating her colleagues to support an amendment ending taxpayer funding of abortions at Planned Parenthood - America’s top abortion provider.
In a meeting Tuesday in her Washington office with Major General David Quantock, the Commanding General at Fort Leonard Wood, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) received an update on recovery efforts from the December 31st tornado that touched down at the post, destroying vital equipment, training sites, and dozens of homes.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is dismissing President Obama’s 2012 budget proposal as a bloated package of spending, taxing and borrowing that stifles job growth.
In a Friday speech in the U.S. House, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) said the government’s gross over-regulation of farming is anti-free enterprise, harmful to family farming, and a needless added burden on consumer prices.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) has voted to pass a bill to require the Obama Administration to demand the United Nations pay back $179 million in U.S. over-payments that are supposed to offset taxes paid by U.S. citizens working at the U.N. Instead of returning the over-payment, the U.N. now wants to use the extra American taxpayer money to spiff up its New York City headquarters.
Demonstrating a firm commitment to addressing the needs and concerns of the agriculture community, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) met yesterday with farmers and agri-business leaders to discuss proposals for cutting government red tape that raises production costs and retail food prices.