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.
Congressman Massie voted against the President's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels. The amendment passed the House, 273-156.
Press Release: U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Stop Expansion of President’s Deferred Action
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
House to debate amendment to curb government access to private data
Bipartisan Coalition of 20 Lawmakers Introduces Legislation to Improve Consumer Choice and Protect Local Farmers.
U.S Representative Thomas Massie (KY-4) is pleased to invite all high school students from Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District to participate in the 2014 Congressional Art Competition.
PRESS RELEASE: Farm Bill Conference Report Includes Language to Allow Legal Study, Pilot Programs of Hemp
In June 2013, Representatives Jared Polis (CO-02), Thomas Massie (KY-04) and Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) included an amendment to the Farm Bill, H.R. 1947, that would allow colleges and universities to grow industrial hemp for research purposes in states where it is already legal to do so.
Representative Massie introduced HR 3894, The Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act to eliminate income taxes on Social Security benefits. The bill would boost the retirement income of millions of older Americans.
Rep. Massie will host several 'Meet & Greets' across the western part of Kentucky’s 4th District over the course of 48 hours. The stops are part of the Congressman’s tour across Kentucky’s 4th District to meet constituents and hear their concerns.