Opinion Pieces
Op-ed: Mike Lee and Jim Jordan: Make Work and Marriage Great Again
May 25, 2017
Americans are, on average, wealthier, healthier, and better-educated than we ever have been. We've made huge strides in civil rights and racial equality. We have access to technology that would have awed past generations. But fundamentally, our culture and way of life has undergone some changes that are not necessarily positive. As documented in the recently released report, "What We Do Together: The State of Associational Life in America," Americans' day-to-day lives have significantly changed ... More
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Jordan calls for subpoena of former federal student aid COO over improper payments
May 25, 2017
“Today’s hearing highlights exactly what American taxpayers hate about the federal government,” said Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) today, calling for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to subpoena a former Department of Education official during a hearing. The Oversight committee hearing, entitled “Improper Payments in the Federal Government: Student Aid,” looked at the Education Department’s high rate of improper payments, most of which are overpayments (Improper payments are... More
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Jordan statement on President Trump’s budget
May 23, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget: “Finally we have a president who presents a pathway to a balanced budget. This budget provides much-needed increases in spending for our military while also reforming our welfare system by incentivizing work for able-bodied adults. The ball is now in the House’s court to write a budget that is fiscally responsible and reflects the priorities of American families and taxpayers,... More
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Jordan statement on House vote to pass American Health Care Act
May 4, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding today’s vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the American Health Care Act: “The legislation that passed the House today is better because of the intense involvement of conservatives over the past few weeks. While it is not full repeal, it is a crucial first step to fulfilling that promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. I look forward to continuing to work with my colleagues in Congress to make this legislation b... More
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Jordan statement on healthcare bill with addition of MacArthur amendment
April 26, 2017
Congressman Jim Jordan made the following comments after the House Freedom Caucus voted to support the American Health Care Act with the addition of the MacArthur amendment: “Since President Trump took office, I have been working relentlessly on our shared goal of repealing Obamacare and replacing it with a better, more affordable plan. Our efforts in the House Freedom Caucus to hold the line and improve the American Health Care Act have paid off. While I remain committed to replacing Obamacare ... More
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