On Monday, May 15th, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC-05) wrote a letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Jason Smith and Subcommittee on Trade Chairman Adrian Smith on the Subcommittee on Trade, urging them to restore the lapsed Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB).
Citing examples from companies with… Read more »
On Thursday, Rep. Ralph Norman (SC-5) introduced the Cost Openness and Spending Transparency (COST) Act. This legislation will require public disclosure of the total cost to taxpayers for every project supported with federal funds.
The COST Act is co-sponsored by Rep. Nancy Mace (SC-1), Rep. William Timmons (SC-4), and Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-9). This is a… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, Rep. Ralph Norman (SC-05) and Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15), introduced a resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to oppose the Department of Labor’s H-2A Adverse Effect Wage Rates rule that was finalized on February 28th.
Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and Senator Ted Budd (R-NC) are… Read more »
On Tuesday (Tax Day), Rep. Ralph Norman (SC-05) introduced the Capital Loss Inflation Fairness Act, which would increase the capital loss limit against ordinary income from $3,000 to $13,000 for individuals and those married filed jointly, and includes an annual adjustment for inflation.
Under current income tax law, individuals pay capital gains tax when assets, such as property or… Read more »
On Friday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) introduced the DAYLIGHT Act, a bill to allow states to elect to observe year-round daylight saving time.
Additionally, the DAYLIGHT Act would include a Government Accountability Office (GAO) Study in which the Comptroller General would submit to Congress a report with the results of implementing daylight savings year-round no… Read more »
On Wednesday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) introduced two (2) pieces of legislation addressing the bureaucratic overreach from unelected government officials at the Pentagon:
No Mask Mandate for the Military Act
No Federal Funds for Abortion Travel Expenses Act of 2023
“Our government is constructed to be empowered by the people," said Rep. Norman on… Read more »
This Thursday, February 23rd, starting at 8:30 AM, Rep. Ralph Norman will facilitate a special forum at Winthrop University on the current and emerging challenges faced by small businesses in our community.
This forum is sponsored and hosted by the South Carolina Small Business Development Center (SC SBDC), and will feature Dr. Joey Von Nessen, a research… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – On Monday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) introduced H.R. 632, the Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2023. This bill would incentivize states to report abortion data to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in order to receive targeted Medicaid funding for family planning programs.
H.R. 632 has 29 co-sponsors and has received support from:… Read more »
On Monday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) issued the following statement after being appointed to serve on the House Rules Committee:
"It’s an honor to join an incredible group of Republican members on the House Rules Committee. I appreciate Chairman Cole’s leadership and his efforts to restore fair debate and regular order to the House.
"There’s important… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – On Monday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC), Rep. Jared Golden (D-ME), and an additional 43 co-sponsors introduced H.J. Res. 11, an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to limit the number of terms someone may serve.
This amendment, if ratified, would limit the number of terms a Member of Congress may serve. Those serving in the House of Representatives would be limited to… Read more »