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September 2, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

This morning, the Department of Labor issued its monthly jobs report for August.  The news was discouraging.  The economy had no job growth in August, and the national unemployment rate stayed stuck at 9.1 percent.

August 19, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

For the month of August, Congress is out of session for an extended District Work Period.  During this time, I have had the opportunity to visit various facilities, meet with community leaders, and speak with constituents representing a wide variety of groups, industries, and interests in the 12thdistrict.

August 12, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

This is the final in a series of email newsletters explaining the different parts of the Budget Control Act, which was signed into law last week.  This e-newsletter focuses on the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) part of the legislation.

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August 3, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

I have heard from many friends and constituents with questions about the new Budget Control Act.  This bill is so important, I want to clear up any misinformation and make sure you have the facts.  That’s why I’m going to send you a series of email newsletters explaining the different parts of this legislation.

July 29, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

America has had enough.  Enough reckless, wasteful spending.  Enough piling up more and more debt.  You deserve to know the truth about America’s budget, and it’s my responsibility to make sure you have the real information.  No budget tricks, no more gimmicks, and no more empty promises. 

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July 27, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Over the past few weeks, the debt ceiling has captured the nation’s attention, but talks in Washington have yielded little progress.  The House passed the Cut, Cap, and Balance bill to begin regaining our nation’s fiscal health.  Unfortunately, the President promised to veto the bill, and last week, it failed in the Senate.

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July 15, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

The fight we are going through with the President on the debt ceiling should not result in a one-year bandaid for our fiscal problems.  This is an opportunity for Congress and the President to come together and create a serious, long-term solution to both our national debt and our spending problem.

July 8, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

In February 2009, the Democrats passed the $787 billion stimulus bill.  The Administration pitched this to Congress and taxpayers as spending money to generate jobs.  I voted no.

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