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Press Release - Sessions Statement on CR Vote to Defund ObamaCare, Lock in Sequester Savings, & Keep the Gov’t Running

Sep 20, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.J. Res. 59, the Continuing Appropriations Resolution:

“Since ObamaCare was first proposed in the House, I have stood firmly with my constituents in the fight against government-run health care and have voted repeatedly to defund, repeal, and dismantle it. North Texans deserve better than a law that raises costs, destroys jobs, and harms our health care system.

Press Release - Sessions Statement on the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act

Sep 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3102, the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act:

“Since President Obama took office nearly five years ago, more Americans are on food stamps than ever before. Due to enrollment techniques and participation thresholds used by the Administration, taxpayers are spending $80 billion a year for a program that reaches beyond its original intent.

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