WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6784 – Manage Our Wolves Act by a vote of 196 – 180. This bill directs the U.S.
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery joins Congressman Andy Biggs on the podcast to talk about Veterans Day, his service in the United States' Armed Forces, the opioid crisis, and criminal justice reform. https://soundcloud.com/user-171694389-215186623/honoring-our-veterans-with-bill-montgom
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Congressional Western Caucus Executive Committee re-elected Congressman Paul Gosar as Chairman for the 116th Congress. Congressman Biggs, Regulatory Reform Officer of the executive committee, voted in favor of Chairman Gosar’s re-election and released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This month, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. announced he plans to strengthen the FDA’s expanded access program, including efforts to implement Right to Try legislation that was signed into law earlier this year. Congressman Biggs, a leading sponsor of the Right to Try bill, released the following statement:
Congressman Dave Brat joins Congressman Andy Biggs to discuss the state of the U.S. economy, trade, and the path forward to fiscal responsibility. https://soundcloud.com/user-171694389-215186623/being-fiscally-responsible-with-congressman-dave-brat
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Trump outlined the Administration’s response to the immigration crisis at the southern border. Going forward, no migrant who enters the United States illegally, rather than entering legally through a port of entry, will be eligible for asylum.
GILBERT, ARIZONA – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries introduced the bipartisan Justice Against Corruption on K Street (JACK) Act. The JACK Act would amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act to require lobbyists to disclose if they have ever been convicted of bribery, extortion, embezzlement, illegal kickbacks, tax evasion, or mone
Congressman Andy Biggs talks with Jessica Vaughan, the Director of Policy Studies for the Center for Immigration Studies, about the caravans of illegal immigrants marching towards America's southern border and what the U.S.
John Solomon, Executive Vice President at the Hill, joins Congressman Andy Biggs to discuss the great FISA abuse scandal that investigative journalists and Members of Congress seek answers to. https://soundcloud.com/user-171694389-215186623/unpacking-the-great-fisa-abu
GILBERT, ARIZONA – In response to reports of a caravan of migrants headed towards the U.S.-Mexico border, Congressman Andy Biggs released the following statement:
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A U.S. House bill sponsored by Arizona Republican Andy Biggs that gives terminally ill people access to experimental drugs was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
The legislation, known as the “Right to Try” bill, allows patients with life-threatening conditions to use treatments that haven’t received Food and Drug Administration approval.
Americans elected Republicans to enact a pro-life agenda, yet Congress has done very little to protect life because of the Senate’s 60-vote rule. Until this arcane rule is repealed, we can only change policy around the margins. We must do more to defend the unborn.
James Comey’s recent novel demonstrates that Comey let his ego undermine the Constitution he was sworn to defend.
Comey is upset that he was fired. He is angry with the public for having the audacity to elect Donald Trump as president. He wanted revenge, and he wrote a tell-all book (for profit) to teach Trump a lesson.
The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, on which we both serve, recently reviewed the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) proposed budget for next year. It includes more than $6 billion for basic scientific research.
On Sept. 22, 2011, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Michael Mullen warned: “I believe the single, biggest threat to our national security is debt.”
Ashlynne Mike’s life ended too soon.
Her favorite color was yellow, and she enjoyed playing music for her friends and family. She was a kind-hearted soul who had enormous potential. She was 11 years old.
I support a structurally balanced federal budget, significant spending cuts, reduction of our soaring national debt, regulatory reform and tax cuts. Together, these actions produce a strong, vibrant economy. I support a well-crafted Balanced Budget Amendment that emphasizes reduced spending!
In the disingenuous world of congressional politics, the current balanced budget amendment proposal up for a vote in the House Thursday night may be the most cynical in my short time in Congress.
In 2014, Americans were disgusted by scandals in the Veterans Administration (VA), involving wait lists and falsified reports and records. The epicenter of these misdeeds was the Phoenix VA system, but many veterans at other VA centers around the country encountered similar nightmares.