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Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio issued the following statement after the recent news report that the Department of Justice obtained phone records of Associated Press reporters:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio introduced the Read the Bills Act of 2013. This legislation makes important changes to the way Congress does business by giving ample time to review legislation before it is voted on, requiring that all votes on passage be taken by roll call, and by providing that legislation shows in context how it modifies existing law.
“As families and businesses file their taxes today, we are reminded of the burden that our overly complex tax code places on American households. This year hardworking taxpayers have spent too many hours and dollars to comply with the over 74,000 pages of tax code. The need for common-sense tax reform couldn’t be clearer.
As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been winding down, we have welcomed roughly 100,000 veterans back to our communities. Unfortunately, these brave men and women are returning to a stagnant economy. An American hero who participated in the raid against Osama bin Laden recently talked about the difficulties many soldiers face as they transition back to ordinary life.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio announced the opening of the 11th District Mobile Office. The Mobile Office will tour the 11th District from Tuesday, March 19th to Friday, March 22nd to introduce constituents to the federal services that are available to them.
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Saying his "number one priority" is constituent services, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio is taking his office on the road, including a stop in Birmingham on Tuesday.
Small businesses need protection from the encroaching regulatory state, and Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, a