Cynthia Lummis

Representing Wyoming

Rep. Lummis met with Rachel Stutter, a veterinary medical student from Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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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the United States Fish and Wildlife Service routinely bases endangered species listing decisions on hidden data and unpublished studies.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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Lummis Statement on the Death of Mick McMurry
March 10, 2015
Early this morning, Mr. Mick McMurry passed away in his home in Casper, Wyoming. U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis issued the following statement in response: "Mick possessed an exceedingly rare combination of vision, talent and compassion for his fellow man. He was one in a million -- and for a state with only half a million people -- he was Wyoming's one in a million. The loss to our state is impossible to express but for now our primary attention turns to Mick's family. For Susie and family,... More
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ATF Withdraws Ammo Ban
March 10, 2015
Today, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) withdrew their proposed ban on popular ammo commonly used in AR-15’s. The bureau cited over 80,000 public comments that were vastly negative. Last week U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis joined 236 of her House colleagues to send a letter to the ATF condemning and questioning the ban and 53 Senators joined in this week, sending a letter of their own in opposition. “When over 230 Representatives are joined by 53 Senators writing... More
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