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Last evening, Rep. Kerry Bentivolio was recognized for his outstanding pro-taxpayer voting record as National Taxpayers Union (NTU), a nonpartisan citizen advocacy group, announced that Rep. Bentivolio is among the distinguished recipients of the “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” for 2013.
"I was sent to Congress to protect the privacy rights of my constituents, not take them away," said Rep. Kerry Bentivolio. "In its haste to implement Obamacare and Healthcare.gov, the White House has acted recklessly when it comes to protecting the personal information of my constituents from hackers and other cyber threats."
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, office of Congressman Kerry Bentivolio announced that he is heading to Central America on a fact-finding mission.
He will be traveling with Reps. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Blake Farenthold (R-TX), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), and Stephen Lynch (D-MA). The delegation departs this evening and will visit El Salvador, Guatamala, and Hondurus, which are the three countries from which a majority of the undocumented children crossing the southern border are coming from.
Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio announced that he cosponsored the Illegal Entry Accountability Act of 2014, HR 5014. The bill would hold El Salvador, Guatamala, Honduras, and Mexico accountable for illegal immigration by immediately suspending U.S. foreign aid to these nations until Congress determines if they have taken sufficient action to mitigate unlawful U.S.-Mexico border crossings by their citizens.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio pledged to support Raúl Labrador for Majority Leader. He released the following statement:
"The role of the Majority Leader is to set the agenda in Congress. I've received hundreds of calls and e-mails from my constituents and their message is loud and clear -- they want a Majority leader who will push an agenda of less government and more freedom.
Two Republican congressmen held a hearing in Plymouth Township Tuesday that drove home the GOP narrative that President Obama is killing small businesses through increased federal regulation.
“Many of the new regulations are designed to put me out of business,” said Janet Kaboth, president and CEO of an Alliance, Ohio, firm that makes bricks. In the past, Kaboth has spoken out on “the war on coal” by federal regulators, according to previous media reports.
The Mobile Office will visit different locations across the 11th District to provide constituents with greater access to federal services.