Tag Archives: Sequester

WHY Kline Likes Budget Deal : More Defense, More Oil, More For-profit Student Loans

Michele Bachmann (R-MN-06), Steve King (R-IA-04), Jim Jordan (R-OH-04) and others sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner (R-OH-07) as the Ryan-Murray budget guidelines were being finalized : What has become clear is that Democrats are not interested in solving the problems created by the sequester: they are only interested in using the threat of […]

A Toys For Tots Event Is Commendable But What About Children Called Ignorance and Want

For the past few years, John Kline (R-MN-02) has tied his campaign’s Christmas party as a benefit for Toys for Tots. Thanks to everyone who attended my campaign Christmas party tonight to benefit @ToysforTots. pic.twitter.com/r4o0YMUKMg — John Kline (@Kline4Congress) December 8, 2013 That is a commendable act … while one toy may bring a smile […]

It’s American Education Week ! Chairman Kline Silence Is Deafening

NDD United report, “Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Have Made Us Sicker, Poorer, and Less Secure”, covers many parts of the Federal Government’s non-defense discretionary spending, including Education. Rather timely, since November 18 – 22 is American Education Week. The report notes that “even seemingly ‘small’ changes in federal spending can have a big […]

Paulsen Vocal About Medical Device Tax; Quiet About Deadly FDA Cuts

BY THE NUMBERS: my #MedDeviceTax repeal bill now has 269 bipartisan cosponsors. Thank you @RepJoeGarcia for signing on! #Time4Repeal. — Rep. Erik Paulsen (@RepErikPaulsen) November 12, 2013 This is pandering politics at its worst: a politician responding to a corporation goal, issuing a press comment taking credit, and still not calling for a vote. Congressman […]

Republican Talks Common Core; Dem Talks Education Key to Jobs; Kline Maintains Deafness

John Kline does not get nearly enough credit for being obstinate. For years, John Kline complained vigorously about the failure of the Senate to pass budgets … but, this year, both chambers approved budgets in March … yet, the government is still being funded via a Continuing Resolution. Chairman Kline should be concerned about the […]

Paulsen 150th Attempt Explaining What Is Not Happening

Just finished my 150th school visit with Chaska's Clover Ridge 3rd graders. Future President in the group? pic.twitter.com/3NLjbhA7fH — Rep. Erik Paulsen (@RepErikPaulsen) November 4, 2013 November 4, 2013 : Representative Erik Paulsen (MN-03) visited third graders at Clover Ridge Elementary School in Chaska today to talk about his work as a Member of Congress, […]