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Press Release - Rules Committee Reports Rule Providing for Open Floor Process for Largest Spending Cut in History

Feb 14, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Rules Committee moved tonight to provide an open floor process for the consideration of the largest discretionary spending cut in American history.  The modified open rule reported by the Rules Committee will allow any member, Republican or Democrat, to offer a germane amendment to H.R.1, the Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act, as long as it is pre-printed in the Congressional Record.  Under the framework established by the rule, members will be able to file amendments until the House adjourns tomorrow, February 15, 2011. 

Press Release - Dreier Condemns Attack on Congresswoman Giffords, Her Staff and Constituents

Jan 8, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David Dreier (R-CA) joined his colleagues, Speaker John Boehner, and President Barack Obama in strongly condemning the attack today on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), her staff and constituents.  He issued the following statement:

“This senseless attack on Congresswoman Giffords and her staff as they worked to serve her constituents is both shocking and saddening.  My thoughts and prayers are with her, her staff and the other victims and their families as they deal with this tremendous tragedy.  Our entire country grieves for their losses.”

Press Release - Dreier Opens Health Care Repeal and Replace Debate in House

Jan 7, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David Dreier (R-CA), House Rules Committee Chairman, began the health care repeal and replace debate in the House today with the following opening statement:

“Today we are taking the first step in fulfilling a key promise to the American people.  With this rule, we are setting in motion a process to repeal President Obama’s job-killing health care bill and replace it with real solutions.

Press Release - Dreier Introduces Replacement Resolution, Opens Rules Hearing on Repeal and Replace of Job-Killing Health Care Law

Jan 6, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David Dreier (R-CA), House Rules Committee Chairman, opened the first Rules Committee hearing of the 112th Congress today as the effort to repeal and replace the job-killing health care law got underway. He also introduced H.Res. 9, a resolution directing relevant House committees to begin the work of drafting replacement provisions that will help increase access to affordable health care coverage. Dreier made the following statement: