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Southerland Staff to Host Mobile Office Hours

July 29, 2014 - Residents of the following counties are invited to join Rep. Southerland’s staff to provide input on legislation, ask questions or request assistance with a federal agency on issues including: Social Security, Medicare, Housing and Urban Development, IRS, Veterans Affairs, and Immigration. Jackson County Marianna City Hall 2898 Green Street Marianna, FL Thursday, July 31st 1:00pm – 3:00pm CT Calhoun County Old Courthouse Building 20776 Centr... Read More

Southerland Introduces "Right to Haul Act"

July 25, 2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II introduced the Right to Haul Act (H.R. 5201) this week to extend state truck weight limits to federal roads, providing relief to agriculture and forestry haulers who have been stifled by inconsistent state and federal truck weight regulations. “Across North and Northwest Florida, loggers and agriculture haulers have suffered significantly under a patchwork system of state and federal truck weight regulations. My legisl... Read More

House Committee Unanimously Approves Southerland Bill to Rein in ...

July 16, 2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II applauded the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s unanimous approval today of legislation he introduced to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers from extending federal regulatory powers to almost any body of water in America. The Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act (H.R. 5078) preserves the successful federal-state partnership under the Clean Wat... Read More

Southerland Bill Prevents EPA Overregulation of America's Waters

July 11, 2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II introduced bipartisan legislation today to prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from expanding their regulatory authority to almost any body of water in America, including ditches, pipes, watersheds, and farmland ponds. Southerland’s bill, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act (H.R. 5078), would stop this unprecedented federal power grab and uphold t... Read More