Take Two for April 30, 2013

Rep. John Carter on the House's upcoming immigration bill

House Holds Hearing On FEMA Hurricane Sandy Funding Oversight

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Subcommittee Chairman Rep. John Carter (R-TX) speaks as FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate testifies during a hearing before the Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee March 13, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittee held a hearing on Hurricane Sandy funding oversight.

Congress is on recess this week, leaving behind an unfinished bill on immigration reform. Both the Senate and the House have been working on legislation, the Senate's Gang of 8 released their version earlier this month.

A similar bipartisan group of eight is working on their own immigration reform proposal in the House. Last week, we with spoke with one member of this group, Democratic Congressman Xavier Becerra. 

Today, we're joined by one of his Republican counterparts, Congressman John Carter. He chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security and represents the 31st District of Texas. 
 


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