Floor Statements

Camp Floor Statement: H.R. 3630 Conference Agreement

February 17, 2012 — Floor Statements

I come to the floor today to speak in strong support of this conference report.  As a result of a lot of long hours, hard work and determination on both sides of the aisle, and both sides of the Capitol, this agreement shows the American people that Congress can govern and Washington can work. First ...

Camp Floor Statement: Senate Amendment to H.R. 3630

December 20, 2011 — Floor Statements

The differences between the bipartisan, House-passed “Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act” and what the Senate did so it could go on vacation could not be clearer.The House bill put the American people first.  It provided certainty for middle-class families struggling to make ends meet by extending the payroll tax holiday; It provided certainty for ...

Camp Floor Statement: The Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act

December 13, 2011 — Floor Statements

There are four important facts everyone should know about The Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act: It will strengthen our economy and help get Americans back to work by lowering that tax burden for middle class families and job providers alike. It prevents massive cuts to doctors working in the Medicare ...

Camp Statement: Senate Amendment to H.R. 674 to Repeal of 3 Percent Withholding Provision on Government Contractors

November 16, 2011 — Floor Statements

I come to the floor today in support of permanently repealing the onerous, job-killing 3 percent withholding law.  During House action last month, this legislation garnered more than 400 votes for repeal and passed, as amended, with an overwhelming 95 votes in the Senate last week.     The legislation, which has been championed by Ways and Means Health Subcommittee ...

Camp Floor Statement: Repeal of 3 Percent Withholding Provision on Government Contractors

October 27, 2011 — Floor Statements

I come to the floor today in strong support of H.R. 674 to repeal the onerous, job-killing 3 percent withholding law.  While this legislation has 269 cosponsors, I’d like to acknowledge the leaders on the bill – Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Wally Herger and our Democrat Ways and Means colleague Congressman Earl Blumenauer.  In addition to these advocates, we also have ...

Camp Floor Statement: H.R. 2576 – Modify Income Calculation for Eligibility for Certain Health Programs

October 27, 2011 — Floor Statements

I am pleased to come to the floor today and share my time with one of our committee’s newest members – Representative Diane Black.  In taking the lead on this legislation, Ms. Black has identified an area of poor stewardship of taxpayer dollars and she has taken steps to save taxpayers $13 billion.  I am happy to support her and this legislation.H.R. 2576 modifies the ...