Congressman

Cynthia Lummis

Representing Wyoming

A group of Lusk, Wyoming's High School students visited Rep. Lummis at her Washington, D.C. office as part of their time in the Capital city with Closeup.

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Lummis Targets IRS
April 16, 2015
This week, U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis supported and voted for a host of bills that reform the tax code and restrict the IRS. Two of the more important bills, which Rep. Lummis also cosponsored, are H.R. 622 – State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015 and H.R. 1105 – Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. The first of these, H.R. 622, would make the state and local sales tax deduction permanent to keep the field level for states like Wyoming that use a state sales tax instead of a s... More
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Lummis’ Condolences on Passing of John Patton
April 6, 2015
State Representative John Patton of Sheridan passed away Sunday while hospitalized in Sheridan Memorial Hospital. U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis issued the following statement in response: “John loved the Wyoming Legislature. He was the visionary for the creation of the Legislative Service Office. I worked closely with him during my time as State Treasurer as we shaped Wyoming's Permanent Funds into a modern investment portfolio that will serve Wyoming's people for decades to come. ​I was da... More
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Lummis Applauds Resignation of Embattled Chemical Safety Board Chairman
March 27, 2015
Today, Chemical Safety Board Chairman Dr. Rafael Moure-Eraso announced his resignation amidst a flood of scandals, after being called on by Congress and President Obama to resign. U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, Chairman of Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on the Interior, issued the following statement in response: “The Chemical Safety Board under the leadership of Dr. Moure-Eraso has been plagued with scandals, accusations and obviously bad management. The Chairman’s decision... More
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Lummis Bill Opens Endangered Species Act Data to Independent Review
March 26, 2015
Today, Rep. Cynthia Lummis joined colleagues from across the country in re-introducing H.R. ##: the 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act. The bill would require data used for Endangered Species Act (ESA) listing decisions to be made publicly available and accessible through the internet. Under current law, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service routinely bases endangered species listing decisions on hidden data and unpublished studies. Rep. Lummis previously co-chaired a congres... More
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Lummis Bill Helps Close Social Security Gap
March 16, 2015
Today U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) was joined by Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) to re-introduce H.R. 1366: Alex’s Law. This bill, named for a child of one of Rep. Lummis’ staffers, would raise the retirement age for today’s eight year olds from 67 to 70. This gradual, long-term change could close approximately one-fourth of the Social Security budget gap without affecting anyone currently in or closely approaching retirement. “With all the advances in medicine and technology, people are o... More
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