Press Releases

Jan 28, 2015

Press Release: U.S. Representative Massie Re-introduces Bill to Eliminate Tax on Social Security Benefits

Congressman Thomas Massie re-introduced the Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act (H.R. 589), which would eliminate income taxes on Social Security benefits. The bill would boost the retirement income of millions of older Americans.

Jan 22, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Representatives Massie and Polis Introduce Bipartisan Industrial Hemp Bill

Issues: Farming

Bipartisan coalition of 47 Members propose bill to allow commercial cultivation of industrial hemp

Jan 8, 2015

Press Release: Congressmen Massie and Bridenstine Demand Action

Congressmen Thomas Massie and Jim Bridenstine issued the following statement: According to the Congressional Record, Congressmen Daniel Webster and Richard Nugent, Members who voted against John Boehner as Speaker of the House, have been kicked off the Rules Committee. This retribution compromises the ability of Members of Congress to faithfully represent their constituents and subverts our representative democracy. The Speaker must immediately reinstate these Members. No Member should be punished for voting according to his or her conscience. We expect other Members of the House of Representatives to condemn this act of political retribution.

Jan 7, 2015

Press Release: U.S. Representative Massie Proposes Repeal of Federal Gun-Free School Zones Act

Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced H.R. 86, the Safe Students Act, which would repeal the Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990.

Jan 6, 2015

Press Release: U.S. Representative Massie Introduces Bill to Audit the Federal Reserve

Congressman Thomas Massie introduced H.R. 24, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015, also known as “Audit the Fed.” The bipartisan bill would require the Comptroller General to conduct a full examination of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve banks.

Jan 3, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Representative Thomas Massie Announces He Will Not Vote to Re-elect Speaker Boehner

U.S. Representative Thomas Massie Announces He Will Not Vote to Re-elect Speaker Boehner

Dec 10, 2014

Press Release: Sensenbrenner, Massie & Lofgren Introduce Secure Data Act

A group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced H.R. 5800, the Secure Data Act of 2014, to protect Americans’ privacy and data security by prohibiting surveillance agencies from requiring or compelling surveillance “backdoors” in products and services. A similar amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act this year passed the House of Representatives by an overwhelming 293-123 vote, but it was not included in the Continuing Resolution (CR)/omnibus spending legislation.

Sep 17, 2014

U.S. Representative Massie Votes Against Intervention in Syria

Congressman Massie voted against the President's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels. The amendment passed the House, 273-156.

Aug 1, 2014

Press Release: U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Stop Expansion of President’s Deferred Action

Issues: Immigration

Press Release: U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Stop Expansion of President’s Deferred Action

Jul 16, 2014

Press Release: Congressman Massie Introduces Amendment to Restore the Right to Bear Arms in the District Of Columbia

Congressman Massie Introduces Amendment to Restore the Right to Bear Arms in the District Of Columbia

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