Tag Archives: Rep. Justin Amash

Making Congress more transparent and accessible

For the second Congress in a row, the House has adopted my reforms to make Congress more transparent and accessible to Americans. Writing legislation in a way that’s more readable will help representatives and their staffs fulfill their responsibility to … Continue reading

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Rep. Amash’s fans lobby him on facebook

Rep. Amash’s fans speak; you can’t make this stuff up. What are your ideas on proceeding against Obama’s amnesty play? Don’t let Obama win. He is out of control. We the people voted for you because we know you will … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Pipeline

The House voted for the ninth time on the Keystone XL pipeline project. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) again voted PRESENT. He explains his vote on a previous occasion: “I voted present on H R 3, Northern Route Approval Act. The … Continue reading

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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 on #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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