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September 29, 2008 Press Release

We* believe that policymakers must act decisively and correctly.
We* believe that we can help Wall Street “workout” of this crisis, not force the taxpayers into a “bailout.”
We* believe that voluntary private capital, not involuntary taxpayer capital, will help the system recover.

September 29, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Scalise issued the following statement following today’s vote on the financial sector bailout. The bill failed in the U.S. House of Representatives by a 228 - 205 margin. Congressman Scalise voted ‘no.’

September 25, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Scalise issued the following statement today after House Democrats dropped their effort to extend the current moratorium on energy leasing on most of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

September 18, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Scalise today announced that during his Academy Day on Saturday, he will also be presenting Peter Gomez, a resident of Slidell and Army Veteran, with some medals that he lost in Hurricane Betsy. Scalise’s office helped obtain the replacement medals that were lost in the storm.

September 17, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today the Republican Study Committee (RSC) named Congressman Steve Scalise, ‘communicator of the week’ for his leadership on the U.S. House Floor during this week’s debate on a national energy policy.

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), the RSC Communications Chair made the following comment.

September 16, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Scalise today announced that Washington and Tangipahoa Parishes have been added to FEMA’s Major Disaster declaration to receive public assistance. A decision from FEMA on St. Tammany Parish is still pending.
 

September 16, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Last night around 10 p.m. the Democrats in Congress introduced their version of an energy bill which will be voted on today, without allowing a single amendment to be offered. Congressman Scalise today made the following comments about their bill and the lack of compromise.

September 12, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Scalise today announced that he will be hosting an Academy Day for high school students, their parents, and high school faculty to learn more about the five U.S. service academies. 

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