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April 22, 2018
Grechen Shirley is looking for permission from the Federal Election Committee, which approves the use of campaign funds. The FEC allowed campaign funds to be used in 1995 for former Louisiana Rep. Jim McCrery's wife to attend campaign events with him. Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth voted onÃâÃÂ ...
April 21, 2018
U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, an Ohio Republican who helped found the Freedom Caucus, announced last week he was contemplating his own run at the ... Two long-serving former Louisiana Republican congressmen — Jim McCrery and Bob Livingston — have said they expected any leadership race to play outÃâÃÂ ...
April 11, 2018
“This is the second time in recent history where Louisiana — perhaps — is on the cusp of having a speaker,” said U.S. Rep. Garret Graves ... “Everyone likes Steve,” said former Congressman Jim McCrery, a Shreveport Republican who spent a decade in Congress before retiring in 2009. McCrery, who nowÃâÃÂ ...
April 10, 2018
In 1995, an advisory opinion allowed a Louisiana Rep. Jim McCrery to use campaign funds for childcare so his wife, the full-time caregiver of their infant son, could attend campaign events with him. A 2008 draft advisory opinion from the FEC also allowed candidate Todd Goldup in New York's 20thÃâÃÂ ...
April 6, 2018
In 1996, the Federal Election Commission ruled that Rep. Jim McCrery, a Republican from Louisiana, could use fundraiser dollars to pay someone to watch his 20-month-old son, not because he had been responsible for his child and now had to be separated from him, but because his wife was and heÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
“He's trying to almost circumvent his leadership role by getting everyone else to tell him what to do,” says Rep. Cameron Henry (R-Metairie), chairman of the House ... of "Bright Spots, Big Country, What Makes America Great." He is also a former aide to U.S. Representative Jim McCrery and Trump elector.
February 1, 2018
There are many reasons we should be proud to call Shreveport home. As a native, I'm certainly biased, but I'm also not alone in singing its praises. Together with Bossier City, we've been recognized as the No. 2 emerging cybersecurity hub in the nation, fourth in economic growth potential (among citiesÃâÃÂ ...
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November 14, 2017
I've worked on Capitol Hill as a Congressional aide to U.S. Representative Jim McCrery and as an Elector in the Electoral College for President Trump. In addition to my work with conserverativeground.org and conservativekid.com, I now get to talk politics, and the greatness of America, with many wonderful folks from allÃâÃÂ ...
October 9, 2017
... for their retirement savings. Working families deserve to decide what retirement savings vehicle works best for their needs. We hope lawmakers will take steps to protect, enhance and expand the system that's helping millions of hardworking Americans save for retirement. Former Rep. Jim McCrery (R-La.)ÃâÃÂ ...
September 27, 2017
"I think it's a high percentage that Congress will pass a bill and the president will sign it," said former Rep. Jim McCrery, R-La., on CNBC's "Power Lunch" Wednesday. Still, McCrery said that "what form it ultimately takes, and whether it could be truly called an overarching tax reform bill, remains to be seen.".
March 28, 2017
Jim McCrery, who retired from Congress in 2009 and now works as a lobbyist, could be called Louisiana's original Republican health care wonk. He's the guy who once hired a summer intern named Bobby Jindal, asked him to research ways to reform the Medicare system, and well, we all know the rest ofÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2017
Former Rep. Charles Boustany ÃâÃÂ· Charles William BoustanyDems face hard choice for State of the Union response Americans worried about retirement should look to employee ownership Top Lobbyists 2017: Hired Guns MORE (R-La.), who left Congress after an unsuccessful run for Senate last year,ÃâÃÂ ...
December 7, 2007
Rep. Jim McCrery of Louisiana, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, is planning to retire, according to GOP insiders. ... is next in line on the committee behind McCrery, followed by Rep. ... “Jim is a good friend and has been a great representative of Louisiana's 4th District.
December 31, 1999
Jindal appoints former U.S. House Rep. Jim McCrery to LSU Board of Supervisors. Print Email ... Jim McCrery, a former member of the United States House of Representatives, has been appointed to serve on the LSU Board of Supervisors, Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Thursday. He will represent the 4thÃâÃÂ ...
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