Rep. Lummis Speaks on House Floor for ESA Reform BillSee More Videos
Today the U.S. House passed H.R. 4315: the 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act which combines four bills to reform the ESA authored by members of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Congressional Working Group, of which Rep. Lummis is a Co-Chairman.
Cattle Call: If the President won’t Act on the Border, then it’s Time to Help the Governors ActSee More Videos
In this week’s Cattle Call, I talk about the thousands of illegal immigrants that continue to rush our border and how H.Res. 675, which I signed onto this week, would reassure the governors of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California that if they deploy their National Guard units to secure the border within their states, Congress will set aside funds to reimburse them for the cost. Since President Obama refuses to act, Congress and the states are forced to.
Cattle Call: Time for the EPA to Back OffSee More Videos
In this week's Cattle Call, I want to spotlight the Environmental Protection Agency, which is claiming the authority to garnish non-federal wages to pay fines and other non-tax debts without a court order. The EPA is out of control and it is time for Congress to rein it in which is why I signed onto H.J. Res. 118 to invalidate the EPA's wage garnishing rule.
Cattle Call: Prohibiting Federal Agency SWAT TeamsSee More Videos
I signed onto a bill this week to revoke provisions of the 2002 Homeland Security Act that grant Offices of Inspector General (OIG) firearm and arrest authority. The bill also prohibits many federal agencies from purchasing or using firearms regulated under the National Firearms Act such as machine guns, grenades, and other explosive devices and directs a report detailing all federal agencies with teams that have received special tactical, military or other training that goes beyond the scope of regular law enforcement.
Rep. Cynthia Lummis on Lois Lerner's Crashed EmailsSee More Videos
I believe that Ms. Lerner was appropriately held in contempt of Congress. I quite frankly believe that Ms. Lerner should be tried for her violations and that she should become an example that's held up to federal employees and especially employees in the IRS who violate the rights of Americans in their role and capacity as public servants. And that is why I'm interested in knowing why all of her emails are not available. That's why I want to know why we find out just now that her email crashed.
Rep. Lummis talks with Gabriella of JacksonSee More Photos
Rep. Lummis met with Gabriella, a High school senior from Jackson, Wyoming who was in Washington to take part in Running Start’s Young Women’s Political Leadership Program.
4H Citizenship Washington Focus Summer ProgramSee More Photos
A group of Wyoming 4H students visited with Rep. Lummis during their Citizenship Washington Focus summer program. The program is designed to teach students the importance of civic and social responsibilities with hands-on learning using the historical backdrop of Washington, DC.
Wyoming's 2014 Congressional Art WinnerSee More Photos
Rep. Lummis welcomed Jacklynn Kelsey and her artwork as the new representatives of Wyoming in this year's annual Congressional High School Art Competition.
The Big Piney Punchers Robotics TeamSee More Photos
Rep. Lummis spent some time meeting with Big Piney's Robotics team the Big Piney Punchers. The experience with the First Robotics Challenge gives the students a hands on STEM education.
Rep. Lummis Meets with Foreign Exchange StudentsSee More Photos
Rep. Lummis met today with Veronika Kolitz and Luis Reinalter who lived for this past school year as foreign exchange students in Boulder and Kemmerer, WY respectively. They Spoke briefly of Wyoming and the great experiences that the students had there.