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Representative John Spratt, Proudly Serving the People of the 5th District of South Carolina image of Capitol

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Southern Business Group Honors Spratt
(10/31/2006) - WASHINGTON - The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America, has named U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) to its 2006 Honor Role.  Spratt was chosen based on his voting record of business-related issues from three national organizations during the 109th Congress. ... >>

Spratt's Amendment Giving Free Life Insurance to Troops Becomes Law
(10/19/2006) - WASHINGTON – An amendment by U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) to give free life insurance to troops in combat became law on October 17 when President Bush signed the defense authorization bill.  Spratt’s amendment pays all premiums incurred by military personnel for Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) coverage up to the maximum amount of $400,000. ... >>

Bush Signs Spratt’s Revolutionary War Sites Bill
(10/17/2006) - WASHINGTON – President Bush has signed into law a bill by U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) to identify and preserve historic Revolutionary War sites in South Carolina. ... >>

Spratt Statement on Rep. Mark Foley
(10/4/2006) - WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement on Rep. Mark Foley. ... >>

Spratt Says Shaw/McEntire Getting Air Force’s Newest Fighter
(10/4/2006) - WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) announced today that Shaw Air Force Base and McEntire Air National Guard Base will be a major base of operations for the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-35A Lightning II, also known as the “Joint Strike Fighter.” ... >>