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Gowdy, Welch Amendments Included in House Education Bill
July 23, 2014
Today two amendments proposed by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) were included in House-passed education affordability legislation, H.R. 3136, the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act of 2013. “Too many students and families are struggling under the rising cost of higher education and student loan debt. The House is working to encourage innovation in our higher education system, promote flexible learning opportunities and reduce the cost of higher edu... More
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Gowdy Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc
June 30, 2014
Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) released this statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.: "As I tried - without much success - to explain to former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, this is not a political question, or even a medical question; it is a legal question. Can government require people, including business owners, to violate their religious beliefs if a less restrictive alternative exists to accomplish the same governmental goal? And of course ... More
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Gowdy Statement on Supreme Court NLRB Decision
June 26, 2014
Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) released this statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision striking down the President's NLRB “recess” appointments as unconstitutional: “These ‘recess' appointments were void ab initio. Even a cursory understanding of the Constitution dictates the conclusion that the definition of ‘recess' does not change depending upon which political party is in power, which is why the Supreme Court ruled 9-0.” “For the President, who once taught constitutional law, to force ... More
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Gowdy Statement on Democratic Members Named to Select Committee
May 21, 2014
Chairman of the Select Committee on Benghazi Trey Gowdy (R-SC) released this comment on Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s announcement naming five Democratic members to the committee: "The Republican members of the Benghazi Select Committee welcome our colleagues named today by Minority Leader Pelosi. I respect Mr. Cummings and his work in Congress. I look forward to working with him and the members of the committee toward an investigation and a process worthy of the American people and the four br... More
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Gowdy Names Phil Kiko as Select Committee Staff Director
May 15, 2014
Today, Chairman of the Select Committee on Benghazi Trey Gowdy (R-SC) announced Phil Kiko as Majority Staff Director for the Committee. “Phil brings with him years of experience serving in various capacities in the House and the Executive Branch, including top positions for three Committees,” Gowdy said. “He has a proven record of effective leadership and management, and I am pleased to have him on our team as we conduct a serious, fact-driven investigation to ensure our fellow Americans know th... More
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