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  • Rep. Meadows Applauds President Trump's Decision to Withdraw from Universal Postal Union
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt, Economy and Jobs, Oversight and Government Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Applauds President Trump's Decision to Withdraw from Universal Postal Union Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump Administration announced their intention to withdraw the United States from participation in the Universal Postal Union (UPU), an intergovernmental organization that sets standards for international mail. The withdrawal is a critical victory for American businesses who have faced a non-competitive postal market due to postal subsidies paid on behalf of foreign mer... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows Statement on Unemployment Rate Dropping to Lowest Level since 1969
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Statement on Unemployment Rate Dropping to Lowest Level since 1969 Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) released the following statement on the news of the U.S. unemployment rate dropping to 3.7% in September, the lowest level since 1969: “Amidst a chaotic news-cycle, the good numbers keep rolling in. We’ve now learned unemployment dropped to 3.7% in September—the lowest level in 49 years. This is a remarkable development that confirms the trend we’ve seen for nearly... Read more

  • TIMES-NEWS: Hendersonville Fire Department gets grant to hire 3 firefighters
    Posted in In the News on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Transportation and Infrastructure

    Hendersonville Fire Department gets grant to hire 3 firefighters By Staff Posted at 1:00 PM - Updated at 1:11 PM http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20180813/hendersonville-fire-department-gets-grant-to-hire-3-firefighters The Hendersonville Fire Department has been awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant in the amount of $299,291 from the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency for the hiring of three firefighters. The SAFER grant is intended t... Read more

  • Times-News: With eye on workforce, Meadows tours local businesses
    Posted in In the News on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    With eye on workforce, Meadows tours local businesses By Derek Lacey Times-News Staff Writer Posted Aug 13, 2018 at 6:31 PM Updated Aug 13, 2018 at 10:52 PM From suspensions to give professional mountain bikers the competitive edge to those that help keep Navy SEALS from developing back problems, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows got a behind-the-scenes look at the Fox Factory Inc.’s East Coast Service Center in Fletcher Monday. The Underwood Road location, which focuses on servicing mountain biking custo... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows Presents Grant Check to Swain County EMS
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Transportation and Infrastructure

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Presents Grant Check to Swain County EMS Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) presented an official grant check to the Swain County Emergency Medical Services Team. The check, worth $24,858, was awarded to the county as part of a federal grant program directed by the Department of Homeland Security. The Swain County EMS team was selected through an application process organized by the DHS to support first responders around the country. Rep. Meadows relea... Read more

  • House Passes FAA Reauthorization, Including Rep. Meadows’ Amendments
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Transportation and Infrastructure

    RELEASE: House Passes FAA Reauthorization, Including Rep. Meadows’ Amendments Washington, D.C. – Two amendments to the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, offered this week by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), passed the House on Thursday as part of the full reauthorization package. Amendment #105 seeks to address the lack of oversight in the administration of federal disaster relief assistance. The amendments direct FEMA to work with the Small Business Administration, the Department of Housing and Urban D... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows’ Statement on the Omnibus
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt, Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows’ Statement on the Omnibus Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) released the following statement on the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, or the “omnibus” bill: “This omnibus is nowhere close to what Republicans promised to fight for. When the American people sent us to Congress, their message was loud and their mandate clear: Secure the border; Repeal and replace Obamacare; Protect Second Amendment rights from bureaucrats in Washington; Defund P... Read more

  • Sens. Cruz, Lee, Reps. Meadows, Jordan: We must end the ObamaCare bailout now
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on March 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt, Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    Sens. Cruz, Lee, Reps. Meadows, Jordan: We must end the ObamaCare bailout now By Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Mike Lee, Rep. Mark Meadows, Rep. Jim Jordan | Fox News Today we are closer than ever to sending ObamaCare to the ash heap of history and opening the door for much-needed market-based solutions to health insurance. With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Republicans banded together to eliminate the unpopular ObamaCare individual mandate. Now the Trump administration is determined to find a better way to... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows’ Statement on Budget Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt, Economy and Jobs

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows’ Statement on Budget Agreement Washington, D.C. - Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) released the following statement on the House’s passage of a two year budget agreement, including a $300 billion spending increase: “Congress failed to get its fiscal house in order by passing a Budget Agreement that raises the Budget Control Caps by $300 billion, suspends the debt ceiling, and extends several other expensive spending provisions. For months, several of my colleagues and I urged Congr... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows' Statement on House Vote to End Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt, Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    Rep. Meadows' Statement on House Vote to End Government Shutdown Washington, D.C. - Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) released the following statement on the House's passage of a continuing resolution to fund the government through February 8, 2018: "I'm pleased to see my Democrat colleagues in the Senate finally join Republicans to vote to end this shutdown. Let's be clear about what occurred here: this government shutdown was unnecessary from the very beginning. My Democrat colleagues in both the House... Read more

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