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Press Release - Sessions Votes to Cut Red Tape and Ensure Accountability and Transparency

Apr 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 two measures that would rein in the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and the Office of Financial Research (OFR) and allow more small banks to access capital to help them provide more products and services to their customers:
 

Press Release - Subcommittee Hearing: Proposed Reforms to Rule XXI and the Modern Authorization and Appropriations Process

Apr 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, April 14, 2016, the House Rules Committee’s Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House will meet for a hearing entitled “Proposed Reforms to Rule XXI and the Modern Authorization and Appropriations Process.” The hearing will take place in room H-313 of the U.S. Capitol at 3:00 PM and witnesses are by invitation only. Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) serves as Chairman of the subcommittee.

Press Release - Sessions Applauds Passage of SMARTER Act

Mar 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after the House passed legislation that would make clear which federal agency would exercise authority over mergers under the Clayton Act:

Press Release - Sessions Touts Availability of House Rules and Manual in XML Format; Increases transparency and access to Congressional data

Mar 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Rules Committee made available text of the House Rules and Manual in XML format on the Government Publishing Office (GPO) GitHub account, allowing for greater functionality, transparency and better usability. Additionally made available are the Constitution and other support pages that will allow greater functionality with regard to referencing, analysis and indexing:

Press Release - Sessions Votes in Support of Resolution Allowing Speaker to File Amicus Brief in U.S. v. TX Case

Mar 17, 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 resolution allowing the Speaker of the House to file an amicus brief in the Supreme Court litigation United States v. Texas, which questions the constitutionality of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) policy:

Press Release - Sessions: If President Obama Won’t Take Care to Faithfully Execute Laws, Congress Will

Mar 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after an original jurisdiction markup and hearing before the Rules Committee on a resolution allowing the Speaker of the House to file an amicus brief in the Supreme Court litigation United States v. Texas, which questions the constitutionality of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) policy:

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:

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