Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) was appointed by House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (KY-5) to serve as vice chairman of the House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee. He will serve as chair of the subcommittee in the absence of subcommittee Chairman Jack Kingston (GA-1) and assist him in official committee duties.
On January 14, 2014, the House passed H.R. 801, the Holding Company Registration Threshold Equalization Act of 2013, which I introduced along with Representatives Jim Himes (CT-4), John Delaney (MD-6), and Ann Wagner (MO-2). The legislation extends to savings and loan holding companies the shareholder registration thresholds that the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act established for banks and bank holding companies.
Yesterday, Americans across the country celebrated our great nation’s 237th birthday.
July 4th is a day to honor the sacrifice, vision, and dedication of our founders who believed so strongly in life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And as we celebrate, we are reminded that what was true in 1776 is still true today: freedom isn’t free.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today presented Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) with the annual Spirit of Enterprise Award for his support of pro-jobs, pro-growth policies during the second session of the 112th Congress.
“In the face of high-stakes politics and difficult choices, Congressman Womack provided America’s job creators with a strong voice in Congress,” said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber.