January 16, 2014 by lowercreek
Safeguarding Personal Information on Healthcare.gov
Considering the known risks and lack of security testing for Healthcare.gov, the American people have the right to know if their personal information required by the website has been compromised.
On Friday, the House passed the Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act….
Supporting First Responders
Earlier this week, I spoke on the House floor in support of the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act. This legislation, of which I am a co-sponsor, protects fire departments from the harmful impacts of Obamacare’s employer mandate by ensuring that emergency services volunteers are not counted as full-time employees.
Obamacare’s adverse impacts on local fire departments….
Navigating Senate Roadblocks
As of January 1st, there were 160 bills passed by the U.S. House of Representatives still languishing in the U.S. Senate. Despite the roadblocks, the House will continue to pass legislation in 2014 that stops waste, reigns in federal spending, fosters innovation, and creates an environment conducive to job growth. It is my hope that the Senate will begin working with the House to enact commonsense solutions to our nation’s greatest challenges.