Bipartisan disaster relief legislation would help expedite FEMA’s process for conducting damage assessments
H.R. 1941, the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act, will permanently ban offshore drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) voted to pass the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation that authorizes funds the United States Coast Guard and ensures members of the Coast Guard are treated fairly should the government shut down.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep.
Washington, D.C. – Following his vote against H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) called on the Department of the Navy and Defense Health Agency to provide more information regarding their plans to downsize the civilian workforce aboard Naval Hospital Beaufort.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) voted to pass H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. The NDAA sets policy and authorizes funding for the U.S. military, includes the largest military pay raise in a decade, and gets rid of the Widow’s Tax, as well as several other important Lowcountry priorities.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham introduced the Promoting Responsible and Free Trade Act of 2019, legislation that would give Congress a more proactive role in implementing trade policy and the authority to scrutinize unnecessary tariffs.
Mt. Pleasant, S.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham released the following statement in response to the S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control’s (DHEC) decision that proposed seismic testing permits from WesternGeco in federal waters off of South Carolina are not consistent with the policies of the S.C. Coastal Management Program.
In The News
It was a sleepy session of the House Natural Resources’ subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife earlier this month, when Rep. Joe Cunningham took out an airhorn.
U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham won his seat in Congress in 2018 in large part by promising to fight to ban offshore drilling. As the Charleston Democrat enters a tough fight for re-election in 2020, his party leadership is giving him a political gift: the chance to lead that effort.
A hearing on the threat seismic testing poses to North Atlantic right whales was plodding along Thursday when, seemingly out of nowhere, Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-S.C.) pulled out an air horn and politely asked if he could blast it.
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — From a couch on the back deck of a dockside restaurant, the Beatles playing in the background and a breeze blowing off the water, Joe Cunningham gestured to Shem Creek.