Updates from Congressman Jim Jordan


  • The Jobs Through Growth Act, US Congress
  • The RSC’s FY 2013 budget proposal balances the budget in 5 years (H.Con.Res. 113), US Congress
  • Rep. Steve King (IA-05) has put together a timeline of ObamaCaresince January 2011.
  • Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-05) & Rep. Cory Gardner (CO-04): Is the Obama Administration’s Energy Policy Credible? No; The Denver Post, March 26.
  • Rep. Patrick McHenry (NC-10): 5 Reasons to Repeal ObamaCare; Hickory Daily Record, March 26.
  • Rep. Paul Broun (GA-10): ObamaCare: Costs Double in Two Years; Washington Times, March 27.
  • Rep. Michele Bachmann (MN-06): Ripping Out ObamaCare by the Roots; Washington Times, March 27.
  • Rep. Cliff Stearns (FL-06): ObamaCare’s Waivers for Cronies; Washington Times, March 27.
  • Rep. Sam Graves (MO-06): Micro-unions and Ambush Elections: Two Very Bad Ideas from Labor Regulators; Kansas City Star, March 31.
  • Rep. David Schweikert (AZ-05): Now or Never: We Must Lower the Corporate Tax Rate; Human Events, April 1.
  • Rep. Justin Amash (MI-03) introduced H.R.4268, the Export-Import Bank Termination Act of 2012, which would abolish the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
  • Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) introduced H.R. 4237, the Employees of America Streamlining for Your Savings Act of 2012 (the EASY Savings Act of 2012), which would expand current law by allowing agencies to create an employee suggestion program to include rewards for identifying unused or unnecessary funds.
  • Rep. Jeff Duncan (SC-03) introduced H.R. 4301, the Energy Exploration and Production to Achieve National Demand Act (the EXPAND Act), which would contribute to the growth of the American economy and the strength of American national security by streamlining regulatory permitting procedures and increasing domestic production from all energy sources.
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) introduced H.R. 4322, the Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act (the FRESH Act), which would grant the State sole authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing on Federal lands within the boundaries of itself.
  • Rep. Mick Mulvaney (SC-05) introduced H.R. 4256, the Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone Act (the Pool SAFE Act), which would support safe access to public pools for all Americans.
  • Rep. Robert Hurt (VA-05) introduced H.R. 4278, the Preserving Rural Resources Act, which would protect the property rights of our farmers and foresters by preserving the natural resources they depend upon for their normal economic activities.
  • Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) introduced H.R. 4295, the Consolidate Heavy-handed and Outdated Programs Act of 2012 (the CHOP Act), which would consolidate the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) into a new, single agency called the Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE).
  • Rep. Allen West (FL-22) introduced H.R. 4294, the Limited End Strength Reduction Act of 2012, which ensures our Army and Marine Corps have the financial resources they need for a responsible drawdown in Afghanistan, while continuing to meet our National Security objectives.
  • On March 27, the House approved H.R. 3309, which will improve the way the FCC operates by increasing transparency, predictability, and consistency to help ensure the commission’s work encourages job creation, investment, and innovation.
  • On March 29, 2012, the House approved H.Con.Res. 112, the House Budget Committee’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2013. The RSC’s plan to balance the budget in 5 years received the support of 136 House Republicans and 0 Democrats.
  • Also, on March 29, the House approved H.R. 4239, to extend federal highway and surface transportation programs through June 30, 2012.
  • The House will be out of session until April 16.
  • The U.S. Department of Labor will publish March unemployment data this Friday.
  • This Friday is Good Friday and the beginning of Passover. This Sunday is Easter Sunday.
  • charts and graphs, US Congress
  • Budget and Spending Task Force Weekly Reports, US Congress
  • RSC Sunset Caucus, US Congress
  • RSC Repeal Task Force, US Congress
  • Constitutional Authority Statements, US Congress
  • Money Monitors from the 112th Congress, US Congress

One response to “Updates from Congressman Jim Jordan

  1. Marsha Blackburn Voted FOR:
    Omnibus Appropriations, Special Education, Global AIDS Initiative, Job Training, Unemployment Benefits, Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations, Agriculture Appropriations, FY2004 Foreign Operations Appropriations, U.S.-Singapore Trade, U.S.-Chile Trade, Supplemental Spending for Iraq & Afghanistan, Flood Insurance Reauthorization , Prescription Drug Benefit, Child Nutrition Programs, Surface Transportation, Job Training and Worker Services, Agriculture Appropriations, Foreign Aid, Debt Limit Increase, Fiscal 2005 Omnibus Appropriations, Vocational/Technical Training, Supplemental Appropriations, UN “Reforms.” Patriot Act Reauthorization, CAFTA, Katrina Hurricane-relief Appropriations, Head Start Funding, Line-item Rescission, Oman Trade Agreement, Military Tribunals, Electronic Surveillance, Head Start Funding, COPS Funding, Funding the REAL ID Act (National ID), Foreign Intelligence Surveillance, Thought Crimes “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act, Peru Free Trade Agreement, Economic Stimulus, Farm Bill (Veto Override), Warrantless Searches, Employee Verification Program, Body Imaging Screening, Patriot Act extension., Supplemental Appropriations, Patriot Act Extension, Debt Deal, South Korea Trade Agreement.

    Marsha Blackburn Voted AGAINST:
    Ban on UN Contributions, eliminate Millennium Challenge Account, WTO Withdrawal, UN Dues Decrease, Defunding the NAIS, Iran Military Operations defunding Iraq Troop Withdrawal, congress authorization of Iran Military Operations, Withdrawing U.S. Soldiers from Afghanistan, Libya Troop Withdrawal, Libya.

    Marsha Blackburn is my Congresswoman.

    See her “blatantly unconstitutional” votes at :


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