Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Andy Biggs introduced the Protection from Obamacare Mandates and Congressional Equity Act. This legislation provides an exemption to the Obamacare individual mandate for individuals residing in counties with fewer than two health insurance issuers offering plans on an Exchange.
Congressman Andy Biggs issued the following statement after President Obama commuted the sentence of Private Manning:
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Week #2 of the 115th Congress is now complete. Our office accomplished a lot this week for Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District, and we are laying the groundwork for a productive year.
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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs voted YES on S. Con. Res. 3. Congressman Biggs released the following statement after his vote:
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) introduced Grant’s Law to end the “catch and release” of illegal immigrants who have been arrested for deportable crimes. This bill ensures that these illegal aliens are not released back into our communities, which would prevent potential harm to law-abiding Americans. Rep.
Today, Congressman Andy Biggs received his committee assignments for the 115th Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives: House Judiciary Committee and House Science, Space, and Technology Committee.
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I hope that all of you had a great start to your new year. The 115th Congress began on Tuesday, January 3rd, and we have been busy! I have learned a lot about the process, and our office has already been able to do some big things for the district, Arizona, and the nation.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Andy Biggs issued the following statement after the House of Representatives convened for the Joint Session of Congress to count the electoral ballots for the President and Vice President of the United States:
Washington, DC - This evening, I voted YES on H.Res. 11 – Objecting to the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace because this resolution impedes the opportunity for continued productive, direct negotiation toward peace.
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