H.R. 1 - For the Politicians Act

Davis's MTR Gives Democrats Another Chance to Remove Public Funding of Congressional Campaigns from H.R. 1

 

Committee on House Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today offered a Motion to Recommit to instruct the Committee on House Administration to consider an amendment to remove all public financing from H.R. 1.

 

 


 

 

Davis: Federal Government Should Not Be in the Business of Funding Congressional Campaigns

 

Committee on House Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) spoke on the House floor against H.R. 1, the For the Politicians Act. Davis specifically spoke against the bill's creation of a federal fund to publicly finance congressional campaigns using corporate fines.

 

 


 

 

Why Disability Rights Organizations, Free Speech Advocates, 135 Non-profits, & Others Oppose H.R. 1

 

State election administers, former Federal Election Commission (FEC) members, disability rights and free speech advocates, non-profits, small business advocates, and others write in opposition to H.R. 1, the For the Politicians Act. Meanwhile, it's groups like Indivisible, whose sole purpose is to elect Democrats, that are supporting H.R. 1.

 

 


 

 

Committee Republicans Offer 25 Amendments to H.R. 1 to Prevent Election Chaos, Protect Free Speech, & Stop Public Financing of Congressional Campaigns

 

After Committee on House Administration Democrats fail to markup H.R. 1, committee Republicans, Reps. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.), and Bryan Steil (R-Wisc.), offer 25 amendments to H.R. 1 to prevent chaos in our elections, protect Americans' First Amendment rights, and stop the public financing of congressional campaigns through corporate funds.

 

 


 

 

Davis: H.R. 1 Would Be the Largest Expansion of the Federal Government's Role in Our Elections

 

Committee on House Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) delivered this opening statement at today's hearing on elections. Davis's remarks focus on the federal election mandates, public funding of campaigns, and attacks on the First Amendment within H.R. 1, which is scheduled to be on the floor next week without going through a markup.

 

 


 

 

Only Hearing Reveals H.R. 1 is Unworkable for Election Administrators, Violates Free Speech, and Publicly Funds Congressional Campaigns

 

Committee on House Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) delivered this opening statement at today's hearing on elections. Davis's remarks focus on the federal election mandates, public funding of campaigns, and attacks on the First Amendment within H.R. 1, which is scheduled to be on the floor next week without going through a markup.

 

 


 

 

Steil Dispels Democrats' Myth that a Federal Takeover of Elections is Necessary to Increase Americans' Access to the Polls

 

Committee on House Administration Subcommittee on Elections Ranking Member Bryan Steil (R-Wis.) today delivered this opening statement dispelling Democrats' myth that a federal takeover of elections, H.R. 1, is necessary to increase Americans' access to the polls at today's hearing.