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Congressman Alford and Chairman Williams Lead Letter to Small Business Administration

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Washington, DC – Earlier today, as first reported by Washington Examiner, Congressman Alford and Chairman Roger Williams led six of their colleagues in a letter to the Small Business Administration (SBA). The letter was concerning SBA’s return to work policy, but specifically requested the following information: The action plan on returning…

Congressmen Mark Alford and Jim Costa Introduce National Agriculture Day Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – As first reported by Politico, earlier today, Congressmen Mark Alford (MO-04) and Jim Costa (CA-21) introduced a bipartisan resolution to officially recognize March 19th as National Agriculture Day.   Original co-sponsors of the resolution are the following Representatives(59):   Glenn “GT” Thompson …

Congressman Alford Takes Over as Chairman of Small Business Caucus

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Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Mark Alford (MO-04) took over for Congressman Kevin Hern (OK-01) as the Chairman of the Small Business Caucus. Rep. Hern, alongside Chris Pappas (NH-01), have led the caucus since 2021.  So far in the 118th Congress, Rep. Alford has passed two pieces of small business legislation through the House of Representatives. SBA Rural…

Congressman Alford Honors 175th Anniversary of Laclede County and Lebanon, Missouri

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Washington, DC – On Friday, as first reported by Laclede County Record, Congressman Mark Alford (MO-04) introduced a resolution honoring the 175th anniversary of Laclede County and Lebanon, Missouri. On February 24th, 1849, Laclede County, Missouri and Lebanon, Missouri were officially founded.  Congressman Alford issued the following…

Congressman Alford Passes SBA Rural Performance Report Act

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Washington, DC – Last night, as first reported by The Missouri Times, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the SBA Rural Performance Report Act. This legislation, introduced by Congressman Mark Alford (MO-04) on August 25, 2023, will require two reports from the Small Business Administration (SBA). The first is a report on the Office of Rural Affairs (ORA) within…

Congressman Alford Sends Letter Regarding USPS Mail Delivery Delays

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Washington, DC – Earlier today, Congressman Alford (MO-04) sent a letter the United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General Louis DeJoy concerning recent mail delivery delays in Missouri. Specifically, the letter asks: What specific strategies are the USPS implementing to assist local Post Offices, particularly those in rural areas, in resolving the current…

Congressmen Alford and Davis Lead Bipartisan Letter Regarding the Recent Decision by the US District Court for the District of Arizona

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Washington, DC – Earlier today, Congressmen Mark Alford (MO-04) and Don Davis (NC-01) led 32 of their colleagues in a bipartisan letter regarding recent decisions vacating the use of the herbicide, Dicamba handed down by the United States District Court for Arizona. The letter asks the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to appeal the court’s decision and seek a stay of…

Congressman Alford Introduces American Land and Property Protection Act

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Washington, DC – Earlier today, as first reported by Fox News, Congressman Mark Alford (MO-04) introduced legislation that would prevent foreign adversaries from purchasing real estate of any kind in the United States. The American Land and Property Protection Act would specifically prohibit nonresident aliens, foreign businesses, an agent, trustee, or fiduciaries…

Congressman Alford Celebrates Chiefs’ Super Bowl Appearance

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Washington, DC – Earlier tonight, Congressman Mark Alford (MO-04) gave the following speech on the floor of the House of Representatives to honor the Chiefs most recent AFC Championship.   Congressman Alford issued the following statement:   “My team and I could not be prouder of the Kansas City…

Congressman Alford Leads Bicameral Letter on CCP Manufacturing Plant in Johnson County, Kansas

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Washington, DC – Earlier today, as first reported by Daily Caller, Congressman Mark Alford (MO-04) led a bicameral letter to Secretaries Yellen and Austin regarding a manufacturing facility being constructed in Johnson County, Kansas. Cnano Technologies, the company responsible for the construction, has reportedly been linked to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).…