WASHINGTON, D.C.— Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 372 - Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 with 416 votes, and H.R. 1101 - Small Business Health Fairness Act, the first two pieces of legislation in the third prong of the House's health care reform plan.
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A strong supporter of the Second Amendment, Scalise has sponsored and cosponsored legislation protecting citizens' right to keep and bear arms.
Agriculture was a critical building block in America's foundation and has played a crucial role in the culture and economy of Louisiana and the First Congressional District.
The communication and technology sectors have ushered in some of the greatest economic success stories of today and of the recent past
Congressman Scalise is committed to ensuring that students in Louisiana and around the country receive the highest quality education.
Louisiana families and businesses are feeling the pain of high gasoline prices, and Congressman Scalise is fighting for an 'American first' energy strategy that will immediately lower gas prices at the pump.
Congressman Steve Scalise is a proven leader when it comes to protecting Louisiana's family values.
Congress must do more to expand access to high quality, affordable health care to all Americans.
Fighting for Coastal Restoration and Flood Protection
Although the United States is founded on immigration, it was also founded on the rule of law.
Inland waterways and harbors are important components of the nation's transportation system.
Congress must protect the security of the United States, both at home and abroad.
Congress has a duty to preserve the Social Security program for workers and retirees who have played by the rules and paid into Social Security throughout their careers.
Washington has a spending problem and this has led to a tax code that is hurting American families
Congressman Scalise believes we owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to our nation's veterans.