Newsletter Archives

2023

November

November 26: Selecting a Speaker and Getting Our Fiscal House in Order

 

August

August 12: Help with a Federal Agency

August 5: Addressing Housing Affordability Issues

 

July

July 29: Combating Drug Cartels

July 22: The Future of I-57

July 15: Empowering Young People for the Future Economy

July 8: The Supreme Court Speaks

July 1: Reflecting About Independence Day

 

June

June 24: Tackling Ag Workforce Issues & Feeding the Globe

June 17: $10 Trillion at a Time

June 10: The State of Steel

June 3: The Fiscal Responsibility Act

 

May:

May 27: Strengthening Our Supply Chain

May 20: Holding the Post Office Accountable

May 13: Biden’s border meltdown goes from crisis to catastrophe

May 6: When President Biden Pushes “Equity,” Hide Your Wallet

 

April:

April 29 – My Response to Being Called “Mean”

April 22 – The Debt Ceiling is a Big Deal

April 15 – Empowering young people by offering those looking for alternatives to college promising careers right out of high school

April 8 – Congress Approved $1.2 Trillion of Infrastructure Spending: Now Comes the Hard Part…

April 1 –Promoting Agriculture Safeguards and Security Act

 

March:

March 25 – Biden Succeeds in Plan to Use Retirement Funds to Further Social-Justice Culture War

March 18 – Fixing the Failures at the Post Office

March 11 – Protecting the First District from Biden’s WOTUS overreach

March 4 – President Biden is coming after your retirement savings

 

February:

February 25 – FEMA’s Money Grab

February 18 – A Week in the First District

February 11 – Committees and Subcommittees for the 118th Congress

February 4 – Ending the COVID-19 Emergency

 

January:

January 28 – Strategic Production Response Act

January 21 – Listening to Farmers as Farm Bill Rewrite Nears

January 14 – Protecting America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve from China Act

January 7 – The 118th Congress

2022

December:

December 24 – Merry Christmas!

December 17 – Origins of COVID-19

December 10 – Food Security is National Security

December 3 – Averting a Rail Strike

 

November:

November 24 – Happy Thanksgiving!

November 19 – Re-Opening Our Capitol

November 12 – What Comes Next?

November 5 – TikTok Ban

 

October:

October 29 – Fully Reopening Our Economy

October 22 –Big River Steel Expansion Project

October 15 – COLA Increase for Social Security & Medicare Open Enrollment

October 8 – Countering Foreign Malign Influence While Protecting Civil Liberties

October 1 – Federal Government Funding

 

September:

September 24 – Commitment to America

September 17 – Avoiding a Rail Strike

September 10 – Farm Bill Feedback

September 3 – President Biden’s Address

 

August:

August 27 – Student Loan “Forgiveness”

August 20 – President Biden’s Self-Inflicted Border Crisis

August 13 – Failing FBI Leadership

August 6 – School Safety and Security Training

 

July:

July 30 – Addressing Supply Chain Woes

July 23 – Transportation & Infrastructure Hearing and a Trip to Our Southern Border

July 16 – National Defense Authorization Act

July 9 – Help with Federal Agencies

July 2 – Celebrating and Protecting America

 

June:

June 25 – Roe v. Wade

June 18 – Tackling Farm Input Costs & Lowering Food Prices

June 11 – Gun Legislation Votes

June 4 – Tragedy in Uvalde

 

May:

May 28 – And the winner is…

May 21 – Water Resources Development Act

May 14 – Baby Formula Crisis

May 7 – Reversing Roe v. Wade

 

April:

April 30 – “Disinformation” Governance Board

April 23 – Transportation Mask Mandate

April 16 – Lacey Act Provisions in COMPETES Act

April 9 – Fuel Costs for Farmers

April 2 – Paying at the Pump

 

March:

March 26 – National Agriculture Week

March 19 – House Agriculture Committee Hearing

March 12 – Support for First District Family in Ukraine

March 5 – State of Our Union

 

February:

February 26 – Full Scale Invasion

February 19 – Summer 2022 Internships

February 12 – Inflation Nation

February 5 – President Biden’s Policy and Communication Errors

 

January:

January 29 – Tornado Recovery Assistance & Tax Filing Information

January 22 – A Week in Washington

January 15 – U.S. Steel Announcement

January 8 – Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 5 – NEA Tornado: Update on FEMA Assistance and SBA Disaster Recovery

 

2021

December:

December 25 – Merry Christmas!

December 18 – The Resilience of Our Communities

December 11 – National Defense Authorization Act

December 4 – Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

 

November:

November 25 – Happy Thanksgiving!

November 20 – Supply Chain Chaos