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May 11, 2005 News
Washington, May 11, 2005 - Yesterday Congressman Rohrabacher’s bill, H.R. 1023 Charles “Pete” Conrad Astronomy Awards Act, passed the House of Representatives under suspension of the rules. The bill authorizes the NASA administrator to give one award, not to exceed $3,000, each year to the amateur astronomer who discovers the brightest near-Earth asteroid, and one award each year to the amateur... Read More
May 5, 2005 News
Washington, May 5, 2005 - This week Representative Rohrabacher (R-CA) introduced legislation that would amend the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, signed into law by President Bush, to protect the credit of military personnel for two years after their active duty service. “Our men and women in uniform, many of whom were taken away from fulltime jobs with higher... Read More
May 5, 2005
Washington, May 5, 2005 - “I am pleased to support this vital legislation,”said Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, “which not only supports our troops protecting us overseas, but contains the vital REAL ID act to protect us at home.”The House bill provides $30.85 billion for operations and activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in fiscal year 2006, an increase of $1.37 billion above... Read More
May 4, 2005
Washington, May 4, 2005 - The U.S. House of Representatives today gave bipartisan approval to legislation to help states and local communities improve vocational and technical education and enhance opportunities for students. The Vocational and Technical Education for the Future Act , supported by Congressman Dana Rohrabcher, was approved by a vote of 416-9. “In this bill we’re protecting the... Read More
Apr 27, 2005
Washington, Apr 27, 2005 - During National Small Business Week, the U.S. House approved legislation calling for a Small Business Bill of Rights that gives America’s small employers the tools they need to grow their businesses and create jobs.“Our small businesses provide work for the majority of Americans and create 70 percent of all new jobs each year,” said Congressman Dana Rohrabacher. “They... Read More
Apr 21, 2005
Washington, Apr 21, 2005 - The House today passed the bipartisan Energy Policy Act of 2005 by a vote of 249 to 183, and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher supported this bill, praising it as "a big win for America's energy future, and a huge help to California’s burgeoning energy costs."
Apr 20, 2005
Washington, Apr 20, 2005 - “It’s tragic that American citizens have been forced to patrol our borders and do the job of the government. Controlling the flow of illegal immigration is vitally important to our national security and our economic prosperity. It is incumbent upon the U.S. Government to fully fund and provide border patrol agents along our borders. This experiment, which involved... Read More
Apr 13, 2005
Washington, Apr 13, 2005 - Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 8 - a permanent repeal of the death tax. Congressman Rohrabacher, a co-sponsor of the bill, commended the passage. “The U.S. government has found every conceivable way to tax and over-tax the American people. The death tax, one of the most outrageous examples of over-taxation, is simply a final way for the government... Read More
Apr 4, 2005
Washington, Apr 4, 2005 - Pope John Paul II was a courageous man and a champion of freedom. His 26 year reign participated in and oversaw the downfall of communism. His contributions to human freedom and liberty will never be forgotten. As we honor his memory, we do so in gratitude and reverence for his work across the globe as a leader for justice in the world. May he rest in peace.            
Mar 21, 2005
Washington, Mar 21, 2005 - “Tonight the U.S. Congress acted to save a woman’s life and allow a judicial review of the facts of the Terri Schiavo case. As we’ve seen in the videos of Terri and from the testimony of her family, this woman deserves the chance to live. She does not deserve to be deprived of food and water and to die in pain. Her family does not deserve the pain of watching this... Read More