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09.23.16

OP-ED: Time to Act on Bill That Provides Critical Funding

by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Next week the Senate will vote on legislation - the so-called continuing resolution or CR - that will address Zika, veterans programs, severe flooding, the heroin and prescription opioid crisis, and fund the operations of the government through December. After many weeks of bipartisan negotiations, there is some understandable confusion over just what is and is not in that bill. I'm happy to clear it up. First, this is what's known as a "clean" CR. It's a clean bill because of what it doesn't … Continue Reading


05.27.16

OP-ED: Back To Work For The American People

by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

When the American people elected a new Republican majority in 2014, they called for the Senate to get back to work. From day one, that's what this majority has set out to accomplish - and we've gotten a lot done as a result. Consider what we were able to achieve for the American people last year alone. Enacting permanent tax relief for families and small businesses. Bringing an end to a job-killing energy embargo from the 1970s. Rebuilding our nation's crumbling infrastructure with the most si… Continue Reading

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