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#IN08 Social Roundup (8/20/2016 - 8/26/2016)

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What do an axel, a dog, and the Evansville Police Department all have in common? Keep reading to find out.  This is the "#IN08 Social Roundup," a weekly overview of Congressman Bucshon's district events, constituent work, and legislative activities as seen through his social media accounts.  In case you missed it, here's what happened this…

Controlling Washington Spending

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The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Chair recognizes the gentleman fromIndiana (Mr. Bucshon) for 5 minutes.  Mr. BUCSHON. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to remind the American peoplewhy we're here. We're here today because of the failure of the 111thCongress to pass a budget for the first time in decades. You mightthink that for one party that controlled the White House and bothChambers…

FLOOR SPEECH: In Support of the Pence Amendment

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Mr. BUCSHON. Madam Chairman, I move to strike the last word.  The Acting CHAIR. The gentleman from Indiana is recognized for 5minutes.  Mr. BUCSHON. Madam Chairman, I rise today in support of the Penceamendment that prohibits any funds from the underlying bill going toPlanned Parenthood of America. I want to start with a personal story asa physician.  I performed lifesaving…

Protecting America from Terrorists

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As America faces a continually evolving threat of terrorism, I am committed to maintaining the safety of Hoosiers and American’s alike. To that end, we must ensure that our law enforcement agents and intelligence personnel have the resources to counter the ever-changing threats from terrorists who wish our Nation harm.Domestically, I believe Congress must reauthorize specific…