H.R. 5351 Blocks Guantanamo Bay Detainee Transfers Until New Safeguards in Place or End of President’s Term; Vote Comes Day After Administration Reported Two More Former Gitmo Detainees Reengaged in Terrorist Activities
“Our veterans fought to defend the American Dream for all of us – we can’t let them lose their own shot at the American Dream.”
Examines State Pilot Projects Testing Innovative Solutions to Better Connect SNAP Recipients to Jobs; Latest Hearing in Committee Review of Past, Present, and Future of SNAP
H.R. 3471 Would Update VA’s Quality and Safety Standards for Automobile Adaptive Equipment
“September 11th was a dark day for America, but it was also a day of heroism and selflessness and resolve. As we remember the innocent Americans who lost their lives that day, let us also honor our brave first responders and servicemembers who risk their lives each day to protect us.”
The world has changed in the last 15 years, but our responsibilities remain the same: to keep our nation safe, to be ready for the unexpected, and to fight for the men and women who answer the call to serve.
H.R. 5351 Would Halt Detainee Transfers from Guantanamo Bay Until NDAA Signed Into Law
The bill, authored by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), would prohibit transfers of any of the remaining 61 detainees at Guantánamo Bay until either the end of this year or the enactment of the 2017 defense authorization.
“Hearing from those on the front lines of the fight against poverty is the best way to learn what works and what doesn’t.”
U.S. Rep Jackie Walorski R-Jimtown visited Plymouth to see nutrition programs up close and meet with those on the front lines of the fight against hunger.