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  • U.S. Rep. Ellmers meets with military spouses

    Less than a week before Election Day, U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers visited Fayetteville on Wednesday to hear about the issues facing military spouses and their families. Ellmers sat down with more than a dozen military spouses at Fayetteville Technical Community College's All-American Veterans Center to hear about issues most important to them. Ellmers also said she wants constituents with problems navigating bureaucratic systems to know her staff is often able to help with such matters. "I want them to know that our door is always open and that we can be that voice for them when so many feel like they're being pushed in so many different directions," she said. "Sometimes, it just takes us picking up the phone and getting things moving."
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  • Local Congresswoman Worries about Ebola Threat from Cuba

    Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Local Congresswoman Worries About Ebola Threat From Cuba CBS Miami Miami International Airport finalized its Ebola response plan this week but what about Latin America to where we have the most number of international flights? South Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is worried about a possible threat from Cuba. "There are Cuban doctors that are being sent to West Africa. They are treating Ebola victims. What will happen to those doctors? Some of them may be coming here, so let's keep our eye on that," said Ros-Lehtinen.
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  • Hartzler Wants More Ebola-Related Travel Restrictions

    Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, after the announcement of the funneling of those flights today, issued a statement commending the Obama Administration for taking steps to keep Ebola from spreading in the U.S., but questioned whether more still needs to be done.
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  • Ebola Hits Home for Nurses, PAs in Congress

    Members also are concerned about the possibility of the disease being transmitted by those traveling into the U.S. from other countries. "As a wife, a nurse, a mother and member of Congress, I am deeply concerned with the current national screening process in place for international travelers entering into the U.S.," Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) said in an email to MedPage Today.
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  • Lawmakers push back on reported plans to close Guantanamo Bay

    Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.) said closing the base and transferring 150 suspected terrorists to the U.S. would be a "drastic, dangerous breach of authority" by the administration.
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  • Termination proceedings begin for VA Director; Roby reacts

    The proposed termination of Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) Director James Talton is a necessary and important step toward instilling accountability at the VA and building trust within the veteran community, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said Monday. "Numerous instances of misconduct, negligence and cover-up within the Central Alabama VA led to our system becoming one of the nation's worst," Rep. Roby said. "Secretary McDonald's decision to begin termination proceedings for the director who presided over this troubled system is a major step toward instilling accountability at the VA and building trust with Alabama veterans."
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  • Blackburn considers travel ban to stop Ebola

    Federal officials shouldn't rule out banning travel from certain Ebola-affected West African countries, Rep. Marsha Blackburn said Friday after visiting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The Brentwood Republican said CDC officials are confident the current system of screening people before they leave West Africa is adequate to prevent an Ebola outbreak in other countries. "But I would like to see us keep all options on the table until we feel we've got a handle on this," Blackburn said in a phone interview from Atlanta.
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  • Renee Ellmers on Ebola in US: We Should Restrict Travel

    The Obama administration should restrict travel in light of the news that a man with the Ebola virus was diagnosed in the United States, says Rep. Renee Ellmers, who worked as a registered nurse for over 20 years. "Obviously, there weren't enough questions asked when the gentleman found his way to the emergency room," the North Carolina Republican told Ed Berliner on "MidPoint" on Newsmax TV Thursday. "One of the key questions that has to be asked when someone is presenting with an unknown illness is 'have you been traveling recently and where have you been traveling?'" she explained.
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  • Hartzler chairs conference

    U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler will host her fourth Missouri Business Conference at the University of Central Missouri from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. The conference is designed to unite small business owners with students and other aspiring entrepreneurs. More than two dozen entrepreneurs are scheduled to take part in this year's event. "Conferences of this kind provide an opportunity for current business owners to learn the best practice techniques to help strengthen their businesses," Hartzler said. "At the same time, young entrepreneurs are given access to the expertise from business leaders who are running successful enterprises, generating revenues and creating jobs."
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    Chairwoman Renee Ellmers

    US House of Representatives
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    Washington, D.C. 20515
    Phone: (202) 225-4531    Fax: (202) 225-5662

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