Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The competition is open to all high school students in the Third District. The 2014 submissions have been made available via Congressman Womack’s Facebook page, where the public can vote for a 2014 Congressional Art Competition “fan favorite” by clicking “Like” on the photo of the artwork through Wednesday, May 21, 2014.
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.