Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after the House passed two major appropriations bills that direct more than $1.3 trillion in spending over the course of FY2020.
Contrary to what you may have seen on the news, impeachment wasn't the only thing happening in DC this week. Here are a few things you may have missed due to the impeachment craziness here in Washington.
1. Booming Jobs Numbers
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues in sending a letter to House and Senate leadership urging them to pass No Budget, No Pay legislation as part of any year-end spending package. This would prevent Members of Congress from getting paid if they fail to do their most basic job: passing a budget.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), alongside Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), today introduced the Significant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act. This bill would create a new designation, “Significant Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs),” which has more stringent sanctions than the current transnational criminal organization designation.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after Speaker Pelosi’s partisan drug pricing proposal, H.R. 3, passed the House on a near party-line vote of 230-192.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 by a vote of 377-48. Rep. Gallagher serves on the House Armed Services Committee, which is responsible for drafting the NDAA.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) yesterday introduced H.R. 5369, the Supporting Mexico Against Corruption (SMAC) Act. This bill would combat corruption by requiring the President to impose Magnitsky Sanctions on individuals in the Mexican government that the U.S.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Democrats had reached a deal with the Trump Administration on the USMCA more than a year after President Trump signed the pledge.
“It’s about damn time.”
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today announced that Alex Scheibe from Freedom High School won the 2019 Congressional App Challenge for Wisconsin’s Eighth Congressional District. Alex created the Automatic Game Helper Artificial Intelligence app, an adventure game where Artificial Intelligence helps the player navigate a fantasy world.
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) this week honored Nick Guilette of Casco, Wisconsin by entering a statement of recognition into the Congressional Record, the document that reflects the official proceedings of Congress. Mr. Guilette received the Certified Crop Adviser Conservationist of the Year award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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