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Press Release - Sessions Votes to Protect Small Businesses from Government Regulations and Expand Internet Service

Mar 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that would ensure that small business providers of broadband Internet can devote their limited resources to broadband deployment, rather than compliance with onerous regulatory requirements:

Press Release - Sessions Votes in Favor of the SENSE Act

Mar 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that would allow the nation’s energy sector to reclaim “coal refuse,” which would provide lower energy costs, increase job creation and remediate abandoned coal mines:

Press Release - Sessions: Bill Eliminates Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicaid System

Mar 2, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that requires states to provide the Secretary of Health and Human Services certain information with respect to Medicaid provider terminations to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse within the system:

Press Release - Sessions Supports Fraudulent Joinder Prevention Act

Feb 25, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that provides a uniform approach to deciding fraudulent joinder, an act where trial lawyers unfairly add a party to a lawsuit for the sole purpose of keeping the lawsuit in a state court favorable to the plaintiff:

Press Release - Sessions Supports Bill to Make Nutrition Labeling Requirements Common Sense for All

Feb 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that would revise the Food and Drug Administration’s menu labeling regulations to account for the unique requirements of certain food establishments, such as pizza restaurants that must account for a large number of variations in the composition of each pizza:

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