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Myrick Votes To Cut Congressional Budget

US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) voted today for a 5 percent across the board cut in the operating budget of Congress itself, immediately saving American taxpayers $35 million. It amounts to a drop in the bucket, but the symbolism of cutting money from Congress should pay dividends politically for Myrick and other U.S. Representatives […]

By |January 7th, 2011|Washington|0 Comments

Myrick named Vice Chair of Energy and Commerce Committee

US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) was named the Vice Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for the 112th Congress.

“I am honored to have been selected by my colleagues to serve in this position” Myrick said. “We currently face many challenges as a country, and I look forward to working with Chairman Upton and the Members of the Committee toward solutions and legislation that will benefit the American people.”

“Representative Myrick will be a tremendous asset as Committee Vice Chair, and I am pleased to have her as a member of our leadership team as we work to repeal the new health care law, protect the sanctity of life, cut spending, fight job-killing regulations, fortify our energy security, and help create jobs,” said Fred Upton, incoming Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Myrick also announced yesterday that she voted in favor of HR 4853, the Middle Class Tax Relief Act. […]

By |December 17th, 2010|Washington|0 Comments

Myrick: Health insurance mandate represents a loss of freedom

U.S. House Representative Sue Myrick released this video about the recent ruling by a Virginia judge who said the health coverage mandate in the new health care bill is unconstitutional. Other judges have ruled so far that it is constitutional, and the issue seems destined to move on to the Supreme Court.

Myrick argues that the […]

By |December 14th, 2010|Washington|1 Comment

Myrick votes against the DREAM Act

Sue Myrick (N.C. 9) voted against the DREAM Act last night, citing loopholes that will lead to amnesty for illegal immigrants. Myrick is the U.S. Representative for the Charlotte area, including Mint Hill.

“The DREAM Act is amnesty, plain and simple,” she said. “Once an illegal alien applies for citizenship under this bill, the government is […]

By |December 9th, 2010|Washington|0 Comments