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  • Congressmen Norman & Rooney Introduce Pell for Performance Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Ralph Norman (SC-05) and Francis Rooney (FL-19) released the following statements after introducing the Pell for Performance Act. This bill will incentivize student recipients of the Pell Grant to graduate on time and save taxpayers money: "The taxpayer-friendly Pell for Performance Act will encourage students who receive the Pell Grant - a federally funded grant program - to graduate college in a timely manner,” said Rep. Norman. “Currently, the government provide... Read more

  • Congressman Norman Applauds Passage of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) has released the following statement following the passage of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, a comprehensive tax reform bill: "Tax reform is good for the taxpayer, not the tax collector. Today was a historic victory for middle-class families and small businesses in the 5th District of South Carolina. It is no secret that our tax code is broken. For the first time in 31 years, the House has passed a bill that overhauls our complex tax code. This tax r... Read more

  • Congressman Norman Supports Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) has released the following statement after the bipartisan support in the House to pass the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): "Our military deserves our fullest support to ensure that they are adequately equipped with the resources and tools to maintain American readiness and to keep Americans safe at home and abroad. This bill will do just that. “Not only does the NDAA increase sizes to our military branches so we can best be p... Read more

  • Congressman Norman Introduces Bill to Rename Post Office in Honor of Highly Decorated Sailor
    Posted in Press Releases on November 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) has released the following statement after introducing H.R. 4301, the “J. Elliott Williams Post Office Building”: “In honor of Veterans Day this weekend, and his birthday this coming Monday, I was proud to introduce, with the entire South Carolina delegation, the “J. Elliott Williams Post Office Building.” This bill would rename the post office located in Fort Mill after the most highly decorated enlisted sailor in the history of the Uni... Read more

  • Congressman Norman Praises Passage of Save Local Business Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) has released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act: "It may be cliché to say that “small and local businesses are the backbone of our economy” but at the end of the day, there is no denying that statement. Small businesses truly are the gears that keep our economy moving, and when they suffer, our economy suffers. “Since 2015, when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) adopted an expanded defi... Read more

  • Congressman Norman Introduced Full Obamacare Repeal Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) yesterday submitted an amendment which would have fully repealed Obamacare to H.R. 849, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2017. Congressman Norman has released the following statement: "I am disappointed that my amendment to fully repeal Obamacare didn’t get a vote. Since I just got elected in June, I have not had the opportunity to vote on a repeal. I attached this amendment to a bill that repeals only a very small portion of t... Read more

  • Congressman Norman Applauds House Tax Reform Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) has released the following statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee introducing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a comprehensive tax reform bill: "Today was the start as we take advantage of an opportunity of a lifetime: a comprehensive tax overhaul. It has been 31 years since we achieved major tax reform. The American people deserve a fair and simple tax code that works for them, not against them. “The House Republican plan for t... Read more

  • Congressmen Norman & Gosar Introduce Regulatory Improvement Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Ralph Norman (SC-05) and Paul Gosar (AZ-04) introduced a House companion bill to Senator James Lankford’s (R-OK) S. 578, the Better Evaluation of Science and Technology (BEST) Act to improve rulemaking processes in Federal agencies. Congressman Norman, Congressman Gosar, and Senator Lankford have released the following statements: Congressman Norman: "Today, I am proud to have introduced my first bill in the United States Congress with Congressman Gosar. Thi... Read more

  • Congressman Norman Recognizes National Veterans Small Business Week
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05), a member of the House Small Business Committee and a small businessman himself, recognizes and honors this week as National Veterans Small Business Week. Congressman Norman has proudly cosponsored H. Res. 588, which supports the goals and ideals of National Veterans Small Business Week. Congressman Norman has released the following statement: "As we celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week, I want to honor all the veteran entrepreneursh... Read more

  • Reps. Norman & Himes Head Bipartisan Letter Urging for GSP Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) and Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), along with a bipartisan group of 37 members, sent a letter today to Chairman Kevin Brady and Ranking Member Richard Neal, of the House Ways and Means Committee, urging for the committee to reauthorize the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program ahead of its expiration. The reauthorization of GSP has repeatedly received bipartisan, bicameral support. GSP is crucial for small businesses and America... Read more

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