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Rep. Long testifies before House Appropriations Committee on H-2B visas

May 1, 2018

“I understand first-hand the importance of this program. Missouri’s Seventh Congressional District is a tourism hotspot. I am proud to represent, such entertainment centers as Branson, MO., a small town of just over 11,000 taking in 8 ½ million visitors every year. The deficiency in finding availabl...

  • Veterans Day November 11, 2017

    Members of Congress may have their differences when it comes to ideology, but I think we can all agree on supporting our veterans to the highest degree. I will continue to do my part and work with my colleagues to get rid of the excessive red tape and pass legislation that supports our veterans. Generations of Americans have sacrificed to protect our country, and as such we are obligated to do our part and protect those courageous men and women.

  • Rep. Long speaks about unnecessary regulations for farmers and ranchers September 11, 2017

    On September 7, 2017, Congressman Billy Long took to the House floor to speak about his proposed amendment that would cut through bureaucratic red tape and protect our farmers and ranchers.

  • Rev. Dr. Andrew Chaney Opens People's House with Prayer March 30, 2017

    Rev. Dr. Andrew Chaney, senior minister at First & Calvary Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Missouri, delivers the opening prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • 21st Century Cures must be a priority December 9, 2016

    21st Century Cures isn't just another bill to me. It's personal. I know what it's like to have a loved one affected by a heartbreaking disease. That's why this bill is so important to me. Not only does it have the potential to save millions of lives, but it will have a tremendous impact on medical research for many years to come. 21st Century Cures as a whole is fully offset and will provide: $1 billion in grants for states to fight opioid abuse, $500 million for the Food and Drug Administration...

  • Rep. Long speaks about Table Rock Lake Shoreline Management Plan amendment September 28, 2016

    On September 27, 2016, Congressman Billy Long took to the House floor to speak about his proposed amendment regarding the Table Rock Lake Shoreline Management Plan.

  • Rep. Long speaks against internet regulation April 15, 2016

    On April 15, 2016, Congressman Billy Long took to the House floor, speaking in support of H.R. 2666, the No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act.

  • Rep. Long takes the 'Red Tie Challenge' for bleeding disorders March 21, 2016

    On March 21, 2016, Rep. Billy Long (MO-7) took the 'Red Tie Challenge,' in recognition of the more than 3 million Americans suffering from bleeding disorders.

  • Rep. Long probes for EPA answers on CO2 regulations October 7, 2015

    Rep. Billy Long (MO-7) questions witnesses in the House Committee on Energy & Commerce's 10/7/2015 hearing, "EPA's CO2 Regulations for New and Existing Plants."

  • Congressman Long Speaks on 21st Century Cures & Bill to Modernize Online Health Communications July 10, 2015

    Congressman Billy Long, Mo.-7, spoke on the floor July 9, 2015, in support of H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, and on his legislation, H.R. 2479, to direct the Food and Drug Administration regulations and better facilitate pharmaceutical companies' communications of accurate, meaningful information online.

  • Congressman Long Speaks on Support for Ratepayer Protection Act June 26, 2015

    Congressman Billy Long, Mo.-7, joined Congressman Ed Whitfield for a press conference ahead of the Wednesday, June 24, vote on the Ratepayer Protection Act.

  • Congressman Long Questions NERC, FERC Officials on Electric Reliability May 19, 2015

    The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power heard testimony Tuesday, May 19, on upcoming legislation to address America's energy reliability and security. I questioned Gerry Cauley, North American Electric Reliability Corporation president & CEO, on how EPA's power plant regulations will impact Missouri's electric reliability. His answer is concerning. He mentioned reducing generation from coal power plants, which power more than 80 percent of Missouri homes. He questioned whether t...

  • Subcommittee Hearing on EPA’s Proposed Rule for Power Plants March 17, 2015

    On March 17, 2015, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on the EPA’s proposed 111 (d) rule for existing power plants. During the hearing I questioned Professor Richard Revesz, director of the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law on the danger of the EPA’s unfunded mandates on local governments.

  • Subcommittee Hearing on Takata Airbag Ruptures and Recalls December 5, 2014

    On December 3rd the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing on the Takata airbag ruptures and recalls. During the hearing I questioned Hiroshi Shimizu, Senior Vice President for Global Quality Assurance at Takata Corporation, and Rick Schostek, Executive Vice President at Honda North America.

  • U.S. Response to Ebola Outbreak October 16, 2014

    Today I questioned Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Thomas Frieden and John Wagner, Acting Assistant Commissioner from the Office of Field Operations, Customs and Border Protection at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, during the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on the Ebola outbreak.