Mr. Speaker, democracy works best when the American electorate is engaged and informed.
Taxpayers should not be coerced into giving up their privacy rights just to file their taxes.
Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the nation - especially in the suburbs.
Many of our constituents have one option for cable TV and one price. Our constituents desire choice.
Small businesses are the economic drivers of our country, providing the stimulus our communities need.
In fact, 80 percent of our domestic job growth comes from the small- and medium-sized business community.
We're all proud of the communities that we've built and are a part of, but we shouldn't accept lost time and unnecessary stress when traveling in them.
Oftentimes, small business owners are unable to obtain reasonably priced financing and instead turn to higher priced forms of capital, such as credit cards.
Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program, homes are independently verified to be measurably more energy efficient than average houses.
By overhauling current rules and speeding the entry of competitors in the market, we encourage competition and provide our constituents with new choices and cheaper bills.