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Washington, D.C. — Today, the House passed the Taiwan International Solidarity Act, bipartisan legislation authored by Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) and Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), co-Chair of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus that seeks to counter Beijing’s attempts to exclude Taiwan from participating in international organizations.   “The passage of the Taiwan…


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Washington, D.C. — Today, following the House passage of the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Representative John Curtis (UT-03) made the following statement: This year’s NDAA is a strong investment to deter foreign aggression that could impact the United States’ security and economic interests. It reverses concerning cuts proposed in the Administration’s…

Bipartisan Bill to Shine Light on Demands of Hong Kong Authorities and Protect Hong Kongers Introduced

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This week, Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) and Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA) introduced the bipartisan Hong Kong Business Integrity and Transparency Act to establish regular reporting on instances where Hong Kong authorities demand data, content takedowns, or assistance with law enforcement from U.S. companies.  Hong Kong after the 2020 National Security Law is no…

Curtis to Speak with Taiwans Ambassador Bi-khim Hsiao

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Curtis to Speak with Taiwan’s Ambassador Bi-khim Hsiao Tomorrow, Rep. John Curtis is slated to speak with Rep. Hsiao at the annual Stewart Security Summit. Media reports indicate that Chinese military exercises will simultaneously occur on Taiwanese sovereign territory during this time period. “Recent events, including the visit by Speaker Pelosi to Taiwan, show the…

Curtis Bill to Protect Health Research from Chinese Influence Gets Committee Hearing

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Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Congressman Curtis’s bill, the Fix Nondisclosure of Influence in Health Research Act, or the Fix NIH Research Act. “I am deeply concerned by foreign influence in research institutions through China’s Thousand Talents Program,” said Rep. Curtis. “My bill before us today, the NIH Research Act,…

Curtis Introduces Bill to Choke Russian Energy Sector and Support U.S. Allies with Domestic Energy

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Today Congressman Curtis introduced the Energy Unleashing in Response to the Offenses of Putin against Europeans Act, or the EUROPE Act. The EUROPE Act closes a loophole in Biden’s energy sanctions by isolating Russia’s oil and gas industry from the global market through secondary sanctions. It also supports our European allies by replacing their Russian gas with…

Message from Rep. Curtis in Brussels, Belgium

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Brussels, Belgium. – Today, Congressman John Curtis (UT-03) had the following messages to share from Brussels, Belgium on the war in Ukraine:  “As the worst of our fears unfold, all people across the globe must unite to reject the assault on our friends in Ukraine,” said Rep. Curtis. “The US and partner countries must hold nothing back as we escalate…

Congressman Curtis, Colleagues Introduces Bill to Block International Recognition of the Taliban Government

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Last week, Congressman Curtis, GOP Conference Chair Elise Stefanik, Congressman Joe Wilson, and Congressman Adam Kinzinger introduced the Taliban Recognition Prevention Act, which would prevent the Biden Administration from supporting the recognition of the Taliban-controlled government of Afghanistan in international organizations. The text can be seen here. “The Taliban is not…

Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Resolution Supporting Team USA and Celebrating the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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Today, Olympic and Paralympic Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. John Curtis (R-UT), Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), and Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced a resolution celebrating the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Team USA.  On behalf of the caucus, the co-chairs lent their support to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games for proceeding in a safe and secure…