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Press Release - Sessions Statement on Serving as Chairman of the House Committee on Rules in the 115th Congress

Dec 2, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), today issued the following statement in regard to his reappointment to serve as the Chairman of the House Committee on Rules: 
"I am honored to serve as the Chairman of the House Committee on Rules for the 115th Congress. As Chairman I have strived to create a more transparent and open process that encourages all members to bring their ideas to the table. In the next Congress I will continue to hold our committee to the highest standard of transparency, fairness, and accountability.

Press Release - Sessions Applauds Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act

Dec 1, 2016

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement after voting in favor of a monumental bill that will accelerate the development of cures and treatments:

"Technological advancement and American innovation has unleashed new cutting edge treatments, allowed us to turn the page on cancer, and led to previously impossible medical developments that will save the lives of thousands of men, women, and children. 

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 5143

Nov 30, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of December 5th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 5143, the Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016.