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House bill aims to control border crisis

August has officially begun, which means Congress is out of session and I get to spend some quality time working in North Carolina, traveling the district to hear what’s on your mind. I know all of you are very concerned with the situation on our southern border. This humanitarian and national security crisis is a […]

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Bipartisan bills address crises in education, jobs

As your representative, it’s a priority of mine to build relationships across the aisle and find pragmatic solutions to the problems facing our nation. Now, more than ever, our families, our students, our workers and our veterans need real solutions. You deserve solutions to help create jobs, build a healthy economy, provide more opportunity and […]

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U.S. must send immigrant children home, strengthen border

As many of you know, we currently have a crisis along our southern border. While the White House continues to claim that border security is at its strongest in history, tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have illegally made their way into the United States this year. The administration’s slow reaction to this problem and […]

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Bill will help fix broken job-training system

While June’s jobs report showed some promising signs for our economy, there are still far too many Americans who can’t find work. We’ve all heard the phrase, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This rings true today, […]

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Everyone, including youth, would benefit from less government in the energy industry

We’re not long from the official first day of summer, and many students are gearing up for vacations and trips to the beach, the mountains, or to visit relatives and friends. While I encourage many young adults to spend their summers interning or working, I know that summer presents great opportunities to spend time traveling […]

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As we honor veterans, we must move to fix the VA

Happy Memorial Day! This week marks one of our nation’s most sacred holidays. Although we should be thankful each and every day, we set aside this day to come together with family, friends, and neighbors to honor and remember members of the United States Armed Forces who have died while serving our country. This is […]

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The horror of human trafficking must be wiped out

Someone once said, “You cannot change what you refuse to confront.” For many, the notion of human slavery is farfetched and foreign — something from a bygone era that has no place in our modern, civilized society. However, the reality paints a much darker picture and one that we cannot afford to stand idly by […]

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