Yesterday, Representative Thomas Massie led a 30-minute Special Order speech on the House Floor along with fellow Reps. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Steve Daines (R-MT).
Congressman Massie signed on as an original co-sponsor of legislation to return the historic Delta Queen steamboat to Cincinnati. The Delta Queen began operations in 1926 and was locally owned from 1946 to 1985.
PRESS RELEASE: Reps. Lofgren, Massie, Eshoo & Polis Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enable Cell Phone & Wireless Device Unlocking
Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Thomas Massie (R-KY), Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Jared Polis (D-CO) announced they have introduced H.R. 1892, the Unlocking Technology Act of 2013. The bipartisan bill would permanently guarantee consumers can unlock their cell phones, tablets, and other mobile communications devices in order to switch carriers. The bill gives consumers new avenues to unlock their devices and media under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) in ways that do not infringe on copyright.
Congressman Massie has released the following statement regarding his vote against the Full Faith and Credit Act.
Today, Representatives Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced the bipartisan “Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013,” which would give federal judges the flexibility to issue sentences below mandatory minimums.
Today, Congressman Massie voted against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, also known as CISPA. This bill would grant the government access to private information for which they would otherwise have to obtain a warrant.
Congressman Massie has co-sponsored the Health Care Conscience Rights Act. Obamacare would compel individuals to fund abortions and medical procedures in conflict with their faith, but the Health Care Conscience Rights Act would prevent this.
Representative Massie has co-sponsored the Retired Pay Restoration Act. This legislation would guarantee service men and women full compensation for their time and sacrifice.
Representative Thomas Massie, whose district is home to the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, has signed a letter opposing President Obama’s proposed $100-per-flight user fee on general aviation.
On Tuesday, March 26th, the Kentucky General Assembly passed Kentucky Senate Bill 50, which would allow Kentucky farmers to grow industrial hemp if federal restrictions were lifted.