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Dozens of people were on the road to employment Monday after business leaders got together in Green Bay.
A letter authored by Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis.), Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.), Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) and Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.), and signed by nearly 300 members of the House of Representatives shows widespread support for fixing the Highway Trust Fund and quick action on a long-term surface transportation bill, the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) said.
For those of us who have the good fortune to be from a state as rich in natural beauty as Wisconsin, it would be impossible not to care about conservation.
"Politically or ideologically-motivated changes not only negatively affects families, but can also throw whole industries into chaos, irresponsibly harming the farmers and processors who feed America," Ribble said.
The state's largest farm organization has recognized four federal lawmakers from Wisconsin as "Friends of the Farm Bureau," based on their advocacy for agriculture during the previous congressional session. Board members of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau say U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Reps. Paul Ryan, Reid Ribble and Sean Duffy met the requirements for the award.
While President Barack Obama shuns Congress as a "hurdle to be avoided" in nuclear talks with Iran, Congress is refusing to be ignored and demanding more scrutiny of a questionable deal, says a House Foreign Affairs committee member, Republican Rep. Reid Ribble of Wisconsin.
“I look forward to working with the very qualified Keith Hall in his new role as CBO Director, and working with my colleagues on passing our bipartisan Long-Term SCORE Act, which would be another step forward in allowing the CBO to fulfill its mission of providing the kind of analysis Congress needs to make sound financial decisions,” Ribble said.
It is rare that our federal government has an opportunity to both serve people better and save taxpayers money, but the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) provides an opportunity to save taxpayers as much as $300 million dollars and to modernize comprehensive health plans that will better meet consumers’ needs.
Elmergreen was presented with the medals by Eighth District Congressman Reid Ribble in a ceremony on Friday, Feb. 20 in Appleton.