It has been more than four years since backers of the Keystone XL pipeline first submitted an application to the U.S. State Department to build this energy and jobs project. Congress has demanded action -- how much longer will President Obama make us wait?
Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. gave the Weekly Republican Address to discuss how Obamacare is the wrong prescription for America's healthcare. We need patient-centered reforms that increase access, improve quality, and decrease costs. Unfortunately, Obamacare does the exact opposite through its 20,000 Red Tape Tower of regulations. For these reasons, he voted to repeal the law to set the foundation for patient-centered care that works.
Congressman Harris asked Attorney General Eric Holder a series of questions about the background check system used when a person tries to buy a gun. For example, he asked why only 13 people nationwide were prosecuted for illegally trying to get a gun when over 76,000 were denied when trying to buy a gun in 2010. It begs the question, why expand the current system when it is broken? Shouldn't the focus be on making improvements?
Congressman Harris asked Attorney General Eric Holder a series of questions about the background check system used to when a person tries to buy a gun. Specifically, he asked about why Maryland received over $10 million to help refer people to this program, yet only referred around 60.