Washington, D.C.- For the second year in a row, the House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan amendment offered by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) to strike a congressional earmark from the 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill that would spend millions of dollars to ship Pennsylvania coal over 3,000 miles to American military bases in Germany.
The memo below from Congressman McClintock outlines four proposed budget process reforms:
TO: Interested Colleagues
FM: Tom McClintock
RE: Rules changes to restore budget discipline
DT: March 3, 2016
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.
Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 692 by Congressman Tom McClintock on a vote of 235 to 194. The legislation guarantees the sovereign debt of the United States Government by authorizing the Treasury Secretary to continue to borrow to pay interest and principle on the debt, even in the event of complete gridlock in Washington.
Rep. Tom McClintock’s (R-CA) and Rep. Mark Amodei’s (R-NV) H.R. 3382, the “Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2015” passed the House Natural Resources Committee today. The legislation focuses resources on fire prevention and additional measures to protect the lake from the introduction of invasive species.