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  • Jordan questions Justice Department assistant attorney general about IRS scandal
    Posted in Press Release on January 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned Assistant Attorney General Peter Kadzik from the U.S. Department of Justice during a hearing today before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform about the rate and quality of document production by federal agencies, and about the IRS targeting scandal. Rep. Jordan questioned Kadzik about Justice Department delays in delivering requested documents to the Oversight committee, and also about the Justice Department’s investigation of the IRS... Read more

  • Jordan praises IRS decision to withdraw unpopular donation substantiation proposal
    Posted in Press Release on January 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) praised the Internal Revenue Service’s decision today to withdraw its unpopular donation substantiation proposal. The proposal was touted as an alternate way for organizations to voluntarily prove charitable donations. It drew significant criticism though over fears that, although the new method was voluntary, it would become mandatory. Of the decision Rep. Jordan said: “I am glad the IRS today withdrew this ill-conceived proposal that would have further targeted ... Read more

  • Jordan statement on House vote to pass reconciliation bill repealing significant portions of Obamacare
    Posted in Press Release on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding today’s vote on a reconciliation bill that would repeal significant portions of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, and also stop federal funding of Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers: “Since 2010, Republicans have told the American people that we heard their frustration over Obamacare and would repeal this terrible law. Today we took the first step toward finally repea... Read more

  • Jordan statement on Justice Department decision to not bring charges against Lois Lerner
    Posted in Press Release on October 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding the Department of Justice’s announcement that it would close its investigation into the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS and that it would not bring charges against Lois Lerner or anyone else at the agency: “In yet another political abuse of power, the Obama Justice Department has decided it will not charge Lois Lerner for her actions at the IRS. This isn’t surprising, given that President Obama prejudged the Justic... Read more

  • Jordan statement on Oversight Committee subpoena for Planned Parenthood videos
    Posted in Press Release on September 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules, made the following comments regarding the Committee’s subpoena of undercover videos related to Planned Parenthood: “The recently released undercover Planned Parenthood videos are beyond disturbing. They are outright appalling, and show activity that is not only morally wrong, but appears to be potentially illegal as well. These videos raise seriou... Read more

  • Jordan statement on Senate Finance Committee IRS report
    Posted in Press Release on August 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding today’s report from the Senate Finance Committee’s investigation into the IRS targeting of conservative groups: “The Senate Finance Committee’s report on the IRS targeting of conservative non-profits reinforces the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s call for IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to go. The Finance committee’s report shows that Koskinen failed to cooperate with congressional investigations, which frustr... Read more

  • Council for Citizens Against Government Waste honors Jordan (PHOTO)
    Posted in Press Release on July 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste honored Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) for earning a perfect score on its annual scorecard. Rep. Jordan was one of only 17 lawmakers to earn a 100 percent score in CCAGW’s 2014 Congressional Ratings, making him a “Taxpayer Super Hero.” He has a lifetime rating of 97 percent since being elected to Congress in 2006. PHOTO: CCAGW President Tom Schatz presents Rep. Jim Jordan with Taxpayer Super Hero award: https://flic.kr/p/wGqkhp About the ... Read more

  • The Stonewall at the Top of the IRS
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on July 28, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen needs to go. When it was revealed in 2013 that the IRS had targeted conservative groups for exercising their First Amendment rights, President Obama correctly called the policy “inexcusable” and pledged accountability. He even fired the then-acting IRS commissioner because he said it was necessary to have “new leadership that can help restore confidence going forward.” Unfortunately, Commissioner Koskinen, who took over in the wake of the IRS t... Read more

  • The Ex-Im Bank Is a Waste of Money
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    American families are fed up with Washington. And they have every right to be. They see their tax dollars being given to able-bodied people who can work but won’t. They see their hard-earned money being handed out to connected and powerful corporate interests. And they see a Congress that’s not willing to fight for them. But now Congress has an opportunity to change things for regular Americans. The Export-Import Bank is set to expire on June 30, and Congress should let it expire. This bank is a... Read more

  • Jordan praises IRS reform legislation, calls for continued investigation
    Posted in Press Release on April 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) made the following comments regarding several pieces of legislation that the U.S. House of Representatives passed today related to the IRS targeting of conservative non-profits in recent years: “The IRS systematically targeted the First Amendment rights of the American people. The legislation we passed today will go a long way in making sure that such targeting never happens again. “But this does not mean that the IRS investigation is over. Far from it. The Just... Read more