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jim jordan

Jordan is a fiscal conservative who believes that families and taxpayers, rather than government, know best how to make decisions with their money. Throughout his career, Jim Jordan has led the fight against tax hikes, including those proposed by his own political party. He believes that cutting taxes and letting families keep more of what they earn helps build strong communities and a vibrant economy. Read More

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Rep. Jordan pays for haircuts for veterans on Veterans Day 2014.

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Jordan decries House funding of President Obama’s executive amnesty (VIDEO)
March 3, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) released the following statement following a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to fund President Obama’s executive actions on immigration as part of a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security: “The American people spoke overwhelmingly in November: Don’t fund President Obama’s unconstitutional executive actions. Unfortunately today the bill that passed the United States Congress maintains the ability for the government to fund them. “We know Presi... More
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Jordan statement on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu speech
March 3, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) made the following comments after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech today before a joint session of Congress: “I want to thank Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the message he brought to Congress and the American people. Prime Minister Netanyahu clearly laid out the danger that both Israel and the United States would face if there is a nuclear Iran. “As Prime Minister Netanyahu said, if Iran wants to be treated like a normal country, it must... More
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Jordan on CNN: House and Senate should conference about DHS funding bill (VIDEO)
March 1, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) appeared on CNN’s State of the Union show today with host Dana Bash to discuss congressional efforts to fund the Department of Homeland Security while addressing President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. During the interview, Rep. Jordan made the following comments: “We passed a bill at the levels that the Democrats wanted. What we did say was, we don’t want to fund something that everyone knows is unconstitutional, legal scholars on the right and the ... More
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Jordan questions Deputy IG Timothy Camus about Lois Lerner’s missing emails (VIDEO)
February 27, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) today participated in a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee entitled, “IRS: TIGTA Update.” J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, and Timothy Camus, Deputy Inspector General for Investigations, were witnesses in the hearing. During the hearing Rep. Jordan said: “The IRS takes four months to tell us something as important as, ‘We lost Lois Lerner’s emails,’ and their excuse is, ‘We’re doing our due diligen... More
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Jordan chairs Oversight subcommittee hearing on tax filing and Obamacare (VIDEOS, PICTURES)
February 26, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) today chaired a hearing of his House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules entitled, “From Health Care Enrollment to Tax Filing: A PPACA Update.” Kevin Counihan, Director and Marketplace CEO at the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, was the hearing’s witness. During the hearing Rep. Jordan said: “We’re disappointed that much of the information that the Committee’s been requesting, pr... More
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