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Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) voted in favor of the bipartisan Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act. Following the vote, Curtis issued a statement and made additional comments in the video below:   “I was proud to support the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as one of my first votes in Congress, which helped Utah’s families keep more of their…


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Washington, D.C. — Today, as Geographic Information System (GIS) users around the world showcase their work, Congressmen John Curtis (R-UT) and Pete Aguilar (D-CA) introduced a resolution officially designating November 15, 2023, as National GIS Day. The resolution encourages GIS users to continue to innovate and use GIS as a tool to analyze and address today’s societal challenges and…


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Washington, D.C. — Today, following the passage of the Fiscal Responsibility Act Congressman John Curtis (UT-03) issued the following statement:   “Since coming to Congress, I have not voted for a single omnibus spending bill or debt ceiling increase,” said Rep. Curtis. “While not perfect, this is the first bill I have been presented that gets Washington to spend…

Rep. Curtis Addresses the Urgent Need to Prevent U.S. Default and Restore Fiscal Health

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative John Curtis (UT-03) released the following statement addressing the critical need for the United States to avoid defaulting on its debts and to restore fiscal responsibility. The statement comes in response to the introduction of a debt limit plan by House Republicans that grows the economy and limits spending:   “Point blank, there is too…

Curtis, Salazar, and Colleagues Introduce Complete Immigration Reform Programs

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This week, Congressman John Curtis stood with Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar and a group of Republican House colleagues to introduce the long-awaited Dignity Act, a complete immigration reform bill consisting of 3 core principles: providing a dignified solution for immigrants living in America, strengthening the American workforce and economy, and stopping illegal immigration.

Curtis, House GOP Colleagues Investigate Potential Unemployment Fraud

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Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, led fellow House Republican colleagues in sending a letter to Acting Inspector General Larry D. Turner, top watchdog at the United States Department of Labor, to request an immediate investigation into claims of unemployment fraud disrupting safety net programs across the United…

Curtis on Omni Legislation: Height of Congressional Dysfunction

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Today, Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) released the following statement after voting “no” on the Consolidated Appropriations Act: “This week’s omnibus package is the height of Congressional dysfunction. Small businesses and individuals have desperately needed relief for months but instead of considering the dozens of targeted bills that already have…

Curtis: COVID-19 Bill Needs to Give Targeted Help to Vulnerable Individuals and Small Businesses

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Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) released the following statement on any additional COVID-19 legislation: “Any legislation related to COVID-19 needs to give targeted help to vulnerable individuals and the thousands of small businesses, and their millions of employees, that remain shuttered through no fault of their own. This is why I, and a bipartisan group of my…

Helping Small Business Come Back Better and Stronger

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Congress needs to champion small businesses more than ever before. Millions of hard-working men and women put their heart and soul — and often their life savings — into these businesses. COVID-19 has created even more challenges for these hometown heroes, and it is up to Congress to create an environment that helps them come out of this pandemic stronger than before.