Congress is back in session after two weeks. Over the recess, members of congress have time to connect with their constituents. This post will review Rob and Bob’s recess activities and look ahead to the key issues they will be facing as Congress resumes its work.
Rob and Bob have been spending a lot of time promoting and voting for various de-regulation efforts. And, de-regulation as a topic is a winner–not controversial like building a wall or getting rid of people’s healthcare. It’s also wonky enough that most people don’t look too much further than the glib assurances that it’s a good thing.
But, as boring as this topic might be, it’s really important, so let’s take a few minutes to look at a couple of initiatives these guys are really proud of that aren’t quite what they seem.
When Silence isn’t Golden
Congress is enjoying a two week recess, and it’s a time when representatives should be interacting with their constituents. Yet many Republican members of congress, including Rob Portman and Bob Latta have scheduled no public events where voters can engage them in conversations about past votes or upcoming policies.
Contact Rob and Bob and tell them you’d like to talk to them at a town hall.
In the meantime, here are a few things they are NOT speaking out about: