Congressman Joe Cunningham released the following statement after a federal court ruled that the Trump Administration could not issue permits to conduct seismic testing during the partial government shutdown:
Washington – Today, Congressman Joe Cunningham learned he has secured an assignment on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Congressman Cunningham released the following statement:
Washington – Today, Congressman Joe Cunningham voted on legislation that would reopen the government and provide $12.14 billion in critical emergency disaster relief funding to Americans affected by recent hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires, and other natural disasters.
In response to reports that the Trump Administration had called back Bureau of Ocean Energy Management [BOEM] workers to continue processing offshore seismic testing leases in the Atlantic, Cunningham Spokesperson Rebecca Drago released the following statement:
Washington – Yesterday Congressman Cunningham asked the House Administrator to withhold his pay until the government reopens. Members of Congress are scheduled to receive their first paychecks on February 1st, 2019.
Washington – Today, on what would have been Dr.
Washington – Congressman Joe Cunningham announced he was co-sponsoring the “Pay Our Coast Guard Parity Act of 2019”, bipartisan legislation that would ensure active and reserve United States Coast Guard members were paid during the duration of the government shutdown, and also provides backpay for furloughed Coast Guard civilian employees, as well as for Coast Guard military members, civilians,
Congressman Joe Cunningham
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Congressman Joe Cunningham released the following statement in support of the S.C. Transportation Infrastructure Bank’s decision to sign a new contract with Charleston Country and move forward with the long-delayed extension of Interstate 526:
The Coastal Economies Protection Act would place a ten-year moratorium off-shore oil and gas drilling and seismic airgun blasting off the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts
Please find brief remarks from Rep. Cunningham here.