Tag Archives: Rep. Justin Amash

Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014

While the best-case scenario is a longer-term fix, this bill keeps jobs in place and gives Congress time to work on what the country really needs: a long-term plan to care for our roads and infrastructure.–Rep. Tom Reed Rep. Justin … Continue reading

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Overspending on Defense

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) writes: I voted no onĀ #HR4870, Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The bill spends $4.1 billion more than the current spending level and $200 million above the president’s budget request. It also includes … Continue reading

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Recent votes in the House

Why does Rep. Reed vote as he does? His constituents can only wonder. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) reports on his votes; Tom Reed seldom does. Consequently, even when we know how Rep. Reed voted, we seldom understand his reasoning. Tom … Continue reading

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