House Chamber, Washington, D.C. June 26, 2009. Madam Speaker: When we discuss Herbert Hoover’s mishandling of the recession of 1929, the first thing that economists point to is the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act that imposed new taxes on over 20,000 imported products.
Congressman Tom McClintock has been chosen by Republican Leader John Boehner to select a Congressional Page for the Fall 2009 program.Applicants must be juniors or seniors in high school, and must be at least 16 years of age at the time employment begins, but may not have reached the age of 18 during any point of the term.
Editor; Roseville Press Tribune:
The Roseville Press Tribune recently published an article by Jon Brines that quotes a local official accusing me of hypocrisy for proposing critically needed highway projects in the district for inclusion in the annual transportation authorization bill after taking a strong stand against “earmarks.”
House Chamber, Washington, D.C. June 12, 2009. M. Speaker: Many years ago, author and commentator Bruce Herschensohn made this point. He said, for every pleasure in life, there is a corresponding risk.
I think that’s a universal truth: For every pleasure in life, there is a corresponding risk.
Tough Love for California. House Chamber, Washington, D.C. June 11, 2009 M. Speaker: Gov. Schwarzenegger of my home state of California has called for the federal government to underwrite as much as $15 billion of Revenue Anticipation Notes that the state has to issue to avoid insolvency.
Today’s closure of the Camino mill is one more blow to hard-working middle class Californians. At a time when government is spending unprecedented amounts of money it doesn’t have and taking over industry after industry, private sector jobs are disappearing.
House Chamber, Washington, D.C. June 10, 2009. M Speaker:
I rise today to honor Deputy Shawn Webb of the Plumas County Sheriff’s Department.
The entire Sheriff’s Department, joined by the people of Plumas County, are rallying behind this remarkable young man and his family as he battles a difficult illness.
By Sen. David Vitter and Rep. Tom McClintock Imagine working at a company that treats every employee exactly the same, irrespective of their individual effort. No matter how hard you work or how much your co-workers slack off, you get exactly the same pay. For millions of people, America's outdated labor laws and one-size-fits-all collective-bargaining agreements make this a reality.
Representative Tom McClintock presented certificates to the winners of the Fourth Congressional District Congressional Arts Competition in Placerville May 29. Eric Harrod, a senior at South Tahoe High School, was awarded first place with his entry, “Kokanee Salmon”.
June 4, 2009
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