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August 2, 2013 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Every few weeks, it seems like there is another report about abuse and scandal within the IRS and other federal agencies – a single conference for IRS officials that cost $4 million, travel expenses for senior government officials that amounted to $9 million over two years, the targeting of conservative groups filing for tax-exempt status, and the list goes on.

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July 25, 2013 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

In the last few weeks, I’ve received a number of emails, letters and phone calls from constituents who are worried about the direction in which our economy is headed. I share your concerns, as we have yet to enter a phase of steady, self-sustaining growth. 

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July 19, 2013 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Some businesses breathed a sigh of relief earlier this month when the White House announced the health care law’s employer mandate would be delayed until 2015. If businesses get a delay, individual Americans should get a delay as well.

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July 11, 2013 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Recently, I wrote to you about a number of provisions in the health care law that would impact small businesses. Last week, the Obama administration announced one of those provisions – the employer mandate – would be delayed until 2015.

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July 3, 2013 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

I’m sure many of you are putting the final touches on your Fourth of July plans.  I’ll be headed to the fireworks at Panther Island Pavilion on the Trinity River with my family.

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July 1, 2013 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

I had the privilege of participating in two Public Service Announcements that hit the airwaves in our area last week.

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June 28, 2013 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

I share the same outrage that many of you do about the IRS’s “Be On the Look Out” lists – or BOLOs, as they have recently been called by agency officials.  These lists singled out conservative groups that were seeking tax-exempt status.

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June 20, 2013 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

This week is the 50th annual National Small Business Week, a time to show our appreciation for all that small businesses do in our communities and for our economy. 

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June 16, 2013 E-Newsletter

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June 6, 2013 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

It’s appropriations season in Congress, and as a member of the House Appropriations Committee, this is my busiest time of year. I approach each decision on the committee with the goal of ensuring every tax dollar is spent responsibly and only on the most critical investments.

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