My Congressman Jim Bridenstine — April Newsletter and Recent Votes — working to stop ObamaCare ASAP!

bridenstine200300April 2013

From the desk of Congressman Jim Bridenstine:

Restoring fiscal responsibility to Washington is one of the most urgent matters facing our nation. We must start living within our means and on a budget.  That is why I voted in favor of the conservative budget offered by Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin that would balance in ten years. Moving toward a point where federal spending does not exceed federal revenue will spur economic growth and real job creation. Such a plan is an immeasurable improvement over our current path of ever increasing debt and economic decline.
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Washington, specifically the United States Senate, has not done its job of passing a budget for the last four years, so the federal government is forced to operate on a series of so-called “Continuing Resolutions” (CR) instead.  A CR keeps the government running but, just as the name implies, continues “spending as usual” rather than providing a path to fiscal responsibility. I saw the latest CR as the last, best opportunity to stop the wasteful and increasingly unpopular ObamaCare program in its tracks before it is actually imposed. No one in the House fought harder than me to stop ObamaCare.  I voted against the CR since it included full funding to implement ObamaCare, and moving forward I will work to defund, dismantle, and repeal ObamaCare at every opportunity.
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Jim’s Recent Votes:
Keep track of how your Representative has voted for the month of March.
You may click on each vote to read the details of what was voted on.
3-4       H.R.307        No
3-5       H.R.688        Yea
3-5       H.R.338        Yea
3-6       H.R.933        No
3-12     H.R.1035      Yea
3-13     H.R.890        No
3-15     H.R.803        No
3-19     H.RES115     Yea
3-20     H.RES25     Yea
3-21     H.R.933        No

Posted by Sandra Crosnoe for Finding Gems & Sharing Them and OKGrassroots

Town Hall Meetings with Dr. Tom Coburn set for April 1-3 in Oklahoma — schedule here

Dr. Coburn to Host Town Hall Meetings in Oklahoma

Tom_Coburn(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. will be holding a series of town hall meetings in Oklahoma the first week of April. Dr. Coburn will take questions and address important issues for Oklahoma and the nation at each event.

“I encourage Oklahomans to attend and participate in these town halls. With pressing issues pertinent to Oklahoman being decided in Washington D.C. every day, these settings give me an important opportunity to hear directly from the people I am representing. I look forward to hearing the concerns of Oklahomans and informing them of my legislative efforts in the Senate” said Dr. Coburn.

Monday, April 1, 2013

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Ada town hall meeting

East Central University

Bill S. Cole University Center – Estep Multimedia Center

1100 E. 14th Street

Ada, OK

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Ardmore town hall meeting

Ardmore Convention Center

2401 N. Rockford Road

Ardmore, OK

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Duncan town hall meeting

Red River Technology Center

Health Career Center building

3300 W. Bois D’Arc

Duncan, OK

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Lawton town hall meeting

Cameron University

McCasland Foundation Ballroom

501 NW University Drive

2nd floor

Lawton, OK

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Altus town hall meeting

Western Oklahoma State College

Auditorium

2801 N. Main Street

Altus, OK

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Elk City town hall meeting

City Hall

320 W. 3rd Street

Elk City, OK

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Canadian County town hall meeting

Canadian Valley Technology Center

6505 E. Hwy. 66

El Reno, OK

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Guthrie town hall meeting

Oklahoma Sports Museum

315 W. Oklahoma Avenue

Guthrie, OK

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Norman town hall meeting

The Hall at the Railhouse

102 W. Eufaula Street

Norman, OK

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Oklahoma City town hall meeting

Metro Tech Technology Center

1900 Springlake Drive

Oklahoma City, OK

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Permalink: http://www.coburn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2013/3/dr-coburn-to-host-town-hall-meetings-in-oklahoma

Some Recent Articles on Sen. Coburn: http://www.krmg.com/news/news/local/coburn-favors-some-stronger-gun-safety-laws/nT65s/

http://www.redstate.com/2013/03/24/26-republicans-vote-for-internet-sales-tax/

Congressman Bridenstine Town Halls in Owasso, Bixby and Dewey Feb 18-21

Congressman Jim Bridenstine To Hold A Series Of Town Halls

bridenstine200300February 18th, 19th, and 21st, 2013

What: Congressman Jim Bridenstine (OK-1) will hold a series of town hall meetings next week in Owasso, Bixby and Dewey.

Who: Congressman Jim Bridenstine represents Oklahoma’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a Navy pilot and combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, and lives with his wife Michelle and their three children Walker (6), Sarah (4), and Grant (1) in Tulsa, OK. Bridenstine graduated from Rice University with degrees in economics, business and psychology. After college, he joined the Navy and became a pilot, flying combat missions off the USS Abraham Lincoln in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Operation Southern Watch in Iraq, and Operation Shock and Awe in Iraq. Later, he transitioned to the F-18 Hornet fighter at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, the parent command to TOPGUN, where he flew “Red Air” and was also an instructor.

Why: The focus of the town hall meetings will be to discuss the recent events in Washington D.C. with constituents of the First District and to address the questions and concerns of the attendees.

Who Should Attend: First District Constituents

When and Where:

Monday, 2/18/13, 6:30pm at the Bailey Ranch Clubhouse, 10105 Larkin Bailey Blvd, Owasso, Oklahoma 74055;

Tuesday, 2/19/13, 6:30pm at the Bixby Public Library, 20 E Breckenridge Ave, Bixby, OK 74008;

Thursday, 2/21/13, 6:30pm at the Tyler Memorial Library, 821 N. Shawnee Ave, Dewey, OK 74029

Website: bridenstine.house.gov

Posted by Sandra Crosnoe for Finding Gems & Sharing Them and OKGrassroots

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