The attached letter to the editor from Congressman McClintock has been submitted to the Sacramento Bee:
Matt Weiser grossly misrepresents both Republican federal lands policy and my leadership of the House subcommittee that oversees it.
Duffy Amendment to H.R. 3442
February 11, 2016
Congressman McClintock participated in a Financial Services Committee hearing held to examine "Unsustainable Federal Spending and the Debt Limit." The Congressman is the author of H.R. 692, the Default Prevention Act.
Congressman McClintock was the guest speaker at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce's Installation and Awards Dinner on January 15, 2016. The Congressman delivered the following remarks on the intersection of free markets, commerce and industry:
Auburn Chamber of Commerce
January 15, 2016
February 22, 2016
Congressman McClintock is the Chairman of the Federal Lands Subcommittee. The subcommittee held an oversight field hearing in St. George, Utah, on January 22, 2016 titled “Ensuring Local Input, Legal Consistency and Multiple-Use Resource Management in St.
Congressman McClintock testified at a hearing of the House Rules Committee on January 16th, 2016 about the beneficial aspects of annual versus biennial budget bills. The Congressman serves on the House Budget Committee, which has begun a comprehensive review of the budget process.
House Amendment 1 to HR 2029 – Omnibus Spending Act: NO. This is the 2,000-plus page $1.15 trillion spending act to fund the government through September 30, 2016. A bill of this complexity always has good and bad provisions, and the question comes down to whether in balance it moves the government in the right direction.
House Amendment 2 to HR 2029 – Tax Extenders Act: YES. Called the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act” this 233-page bill provides a complex list of changes to the tax code. Once again, there is both good and bad.
H.R. 22 – TEA 21 “The Highway Bill”: No. The Highway Trust Fund – accent on the “Trust” – was a promise made to highway users that the gas taxes they paid at the pump would be used for highways. Period. That promise was broken long ago and now shattered by this act.