House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA) today announced that the Subcommittee on Oversight will hold a hearing on the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”). The hearing will take place on Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., in the main Committee hearing room, 1100 Longworth House Office Building.
Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the bill and against the amendment.
Members of Congress, you are not the mayor of Washington, D.C., you do not sit on the City Council, you have not been ordained to stand in judgment. I dare you to act as judge and jury and sentence the people of the District of Columbia to unfettered access to guns.
Washington, D.C.—Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the most comprehensive energy-reform legislation in more than two decades. The Comprehensive American Energy Security & Consumer Protection Act is a short-term compromise with a long-term vision.
Yesterday Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Jim Ramstad (R-MN), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, introduced the Fair Deal for Volunteers Act of 2008 (H.R.6854).
This afternoon, Thursday September 11, 2008, Rep. John Lewis will lead U.S. House of Representatives action to meet Georgia’s need and the need of America’s states and cities to fix their highways. In July he managed time surrounding legislation to restore funding to the Highway Trust Fund.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) released the following statement today on the 88th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote: