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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:

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:

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