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Barrasso Editorial in Investor’s Business Daily

By Sen. John Barrasso, M.D. Investor’s Business Daily July 29, 2014 Congress will soon recess for August, and senators will head home to tell their constituents about bills they support to solve America's problems. It's time for Americans to start asking: "When's the vote?" That question sums up why the Senate remains a shining symbol of false hope, inaction and incompetence. It's time for the Senate to work again — or, at the very least, vote again. The House has passed dozens of common-sense bills with bipartisan support. These measures would create jobs, cut red tape, improve health care and strengthen energy security. They could pass the Senate and be on the president's desk — if the Democratic majority leader, Sen. Harry Reid, would stop blocking progress. We could start with these: Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act (H.R. 6): Increased exports of American natural gas could create jobs at home and help strengthen our allies, such as... Read More