It’s the August Recess, and I’m heading back to Arizona right now.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs voted in favor of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, which includes $1.57 billion for physical barrier construction along the southern border. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Biggs introduced the Farewell to Unnecessary Energy Lifelines (FUEL) Reform Act, which eliminates the following energy subsidies in title IX of the farm bill:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs, along with lead sponsor Congressman Matt Gaetz, Congressman Jim Jordan, and Congressman Mike Johnson, filed an amendment in the House Judiciary Committee to direct an investigation into former FBI Director James Comey’s management of Hillary Clinton and her emails.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05), chairman of the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment, delivered the following opening statement at this morning's joint subcommittee hearing, “Examining Advancements in Biofuels: Balancing Federal Research and Market Innovation”:
Hello from Gilbert, Arizona –
It’s hot back here, but it’s home. I always enjoy being in the district with my constituents and am looking forward to an extended time in Arizona in August (provided that the Congressional recess isn’t postponed or canceled).
FREEDOM FRIDAY – California’s anti-trucking regulations need to hit the road
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Biggs released the following statement after breaking news about Senator McCain’s health:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Andy Biggs released the following statement regarding the Senate’s progress on Obamacare repeal:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs introduced legislation to fully repeal Obamacare, effective October 1, 2018. He also introduced two bills to revitalize the nation’s failed health care system. Congressman Biggs released the following statement:
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Congressman Andy Biggs has landed a subcommittee chairmanship, a signal of confidence from fellow Republicans in the freshman.
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