Jim Ramstad

(James Marvin Ramstad)

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All Americans and freedom-loving people around the world owe President Reagan our deepest gratitude for his strong, principled leadership that ended the Cold War and brought freedom to millions of people. Leaders & Leadership ;Freedom & Liberty ;War & Peace
Always the eternal optimist, President Reagan instilled confidence and optimism at a time both were in short supply in our country. Time
American families, families back home in Minnesota, know only too well that out-of-pocket expenses for health care have been rising at an astonishing rate. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
Americans spend 3 billion hours per year filling out tax forms and keeping tax records.
America's veterans deserve the very best health care because they've earned it. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
As American taxpayers know too well, the tax code is incredibly complex and compliance is all to expensive.
As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit.
Embryonic stem cell research will prolong life, improve life and give hope for life to millions of people. Life ;Hope
First, the security and privacy of sensitive taxpayer information is absolutely essential.
I am pleased to launch the Friends of Thailand Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives.
I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
I strongly support the call to greatly expand our human intelligence capability to penetrate al Qaeda and gather critical intelligence to prevent terrorist attacks on our homeland.
In my home State of Minnesota, I have seen firsthand the importance of Byrne grants to local police in reducing crime and drugs and improving public safety.
It is time to end the discrimination against people who need treatment for chemical addiction. It is time for Congress to deal with our Nation's number one public health problem. Time ;Health, Healthcare & Medicine
Mr. Speaker, as a grateful recovering alcoholic of 24 years myself, I am living proof that treatment does work and that recovery is real. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Mr. Speaker, the scientific evidence is overwhelming that embryonic stem cells have great potential to regenerate specific types of human tissues, offering hope for millions of Americans suffering from debilitating diseases. Hope
My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss of America's 40th President and celebrating the life of a man who personified both the greatness and goodness of America. Life
Our intelligence community needs better coordination of operations and exchange of information, and that's why we need an overall director of national intelligence and a national counterterrorism center.
Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to the 9/11 Commission members for their valuable service and important recommendations to improve homeland security.
Reducing trade barriers with this key ally will go a long way toward increasing market access for American farmers, manufacturers and service providers.
The heroes of Flight 93 won the first battle in the War on Terror, and they should never be forgotten. War & Peace
The Minnesota spirit of compassion and help for people in need has moved countless Minnesotans to step forward to provide relief for the survivors of Hurricane Katrina.
The purpose of the ADA was to provide clear and comprehensive national standards to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. As a result, individuals with disabilities are now able to live in their homes and have access to new careers.
Unless we repeal the illegal Byrd amendment, American exports will be vulnerable to retaliation, and the U.S. will continue to face a difficult task convincing other countries to make their laws comply with international rules.
We also need to strengthen the security of our borders and ports and strictly control immigration.