Today, Congressman Thomas Massie introduced the DRIVE (Developing Roadway Infrastructure for a Vibrant Economy) Act of 2015 with Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI), Congressman Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), and Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO) as original co-sponsors. The DRIVE Act (H.R. 1461) would help keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent and improve our national infrastructure, without raising the gas tax, by refocusing the Highway Trust Fund on its original and proper role of building and maintaining federal highways and bridges.
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
Bipartisan coalition of 47 Members propose bill to allow commercial cultivation of industrial hemp
Jan 8, 2015 Press Release
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
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
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 4, 2015 Editorial
A New Speaker is a Step in the Right Direction
by Congressman Thomas Massie
This OpEd originally appeared in the Cincinnati Enquirer.
U.S. Representative Thomas Massie Announces He Will Not Vote to Re-elect Speaker Boehner
Dec 10, 2014 Press Release
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 Press Release
Congressman Massie voted against the President's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels. The amendment passed the House, 273-156.