Category: Don Manzulo

Illinois Congressmen on Obamacare Ruling

-By Warner Todd Huston As hard as it is to believe, Illinois has a pretty large contingent of Republican Congressmen roaming the halls of Washington DC. Not surprisingly they have an awful lot to say about the disastrous Obamacare decision. First up is Peter Roskam (6th District). Roskam is the Majority Chief Deputy Whip in... Read more »

Manzullo: Fed's New Capital Requirement will Hurt Small Banks' Ability to Lend, Create Jobs

From Rep. Don Manzullo (R., 16th District)… [WASHINGTON] – Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL) today said the Fed’s new proposed rules to require all banks to more than double the amount of money they must hold in reserve will harm small banks’ ability to lend money to small employers that create the majority of jobs in... Read more »

Too Many Illinois Republican Congressmen Giving Unions Free Tax Dollars

-By Warner Todd Huston For such a blue state, Illinois has some rather good Republicans in Congress, but on one issue many of them consistently fail. That is in their unfortunate support for Big Labor. The issue of Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) is a perfect example of this penchant to support issues dear to the... Read more »

Ill. Reps Dold and Manzullo on Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank

-By Warner Todd Huston Two Illinois Republicans addressed the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank a few days ago. The legislation passed the House 330-93. Both Congressman Robert Dold (10th District) and Don Manzullo (16th District) released videos of their floor speeches. Congressman Dold issued the following statement after the House Passed the Reauthorization of the... Read more »

Manzullo: U.S. Manufacturers Need Flexibility with Costly Reporting Mandate on Conflict Minerals

From Rep. Don Manzullo (R., 16th District)… [WASHINGTON] – Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL), co-Chair of the House Manufacturing Caucus, today said a proposed new reporting mandate designed to sanction the use of conflict minerals will cost U.S. manufacturers billions of dollars, and he urged the Administration to rewrite the rule and provide more flexibility in... Read more »

Chairman Manzullo: U.S. Must Proceed Cautiously with Burma to Ensure Political Reforms Continue

From Rep. Don Manzullo (R., 16th District)… [WASHINGTON] – Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia & the Pacific, today said political reforms implemented in Burma the past year are encouraging, but the United States and its allies must proceed cautiously to ensure the changes continue. Manzullo, who chaired... Read more »

Manzullo: Admin's Risk Assessment on Space Exports Could Bolster U.S. Satellite Manufacturing

From Rep. Don Manzullo (R., 16th District)… [WASHINGTON] – Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL), a leader on export control reform in Congress, today said the Obama Administration’s risk assessment of U.S. space exports finally released today could allow more sales of non-sensitive American-made satellites overseas, creating more American jobs. The findings of the risk assessment from... Read more »

Manzullo: North Korea Remains Just As Dangerous and Unstable Under Kim Jong Un

From Rep. Don Manzullo (R., 16th District)… [WASHINGTON] – U.S. Rep. Don Manzullo (R-IL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today said the miniscule glimmer of hope North Korea created in February when it announced a moratorium on nuclear activities faded dramatically with last week’s failed missile launch. Manzullo,... Read more »

Manzullo Issues Statement on North Korea's Rocket Test

From Rep. Don Manzullo (R., 16th District)… [WASHINGTON] – Congressman Donald Manzullo, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, issued the following statement in response to news reports concerning North Korea’s rocket test: “The North Korean regime has once again shown that it is more interested in nuclear weapons and long range ballistic... Read more »

Your Congressman, Tim Johnson, Endorses Congressman Don Manzullo in New 16th District

From the Campaign to re-elect Rep. Don Manzullo (R., 16th District)… Congressman Tim Johnson has served the people of Iroquois, Livingston and Ford counties throughout his public career in Congress and the Illinois General Assembly. Redistricting has pushed him south and moved those three counties into the 16th Congressional District, now served by Johnson’s colleague... Read more »