U.S. Congressman MIKE POMPEO, Representing the 4th District of Kansas

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  • Agriculture

    Agriculture is an essential part of the economy and identity of the Fourth Congressional District of Kansas. We must ensure that Kansas’ farmers and ranchers are afforded a regulatory and trade environment that allows them to thrive and prosper. Firs...

  • Aviation

    As the Representative of the “Air Capital of the World,” I am proud to fight hard for the workers and businesses that make Wichita great. General aviation is not only an important part of South Central Kansas’ DNA, it is an essential ingredient in th...

  • Economy and Jobs

    Encouraging economic growth and reducing the unacceptably high rate of unemployment, which hovers around nine percent, remain my highest priorities. I am committed to working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to find real solutions to cre...

  • Education

    A sound education system is vital to the global competitiveness of our nation. As both a parent and a former small business owner, I understand that our schools must be strong and offer an environment for students to learn and develop. This goal is b...

  • Energy

    With gas prices continuing to rise, it is critical that we promote commonsense energy policies that reduce pain at the pump for American consumers. I have outlined Five Principles of Sound Energy Policy, which will put our country on a sensible energ...

  • Family Values

    As a Kansan, I hold a deep reverence for the sanctity of life, the solidarity of family, and the solemnity of marriage. I will continue the fight to uphold these fundamental ideals each and every day. I am, and always will be, pro-life and will defen...

  • Foreign Policy

    I am deeply concerned by the direction of President Obama’s apologetic foreign policy. Across the world, the Administration has attempted to aid hostile regimes over allies, supported dictators over democracy, and is evidently more interested in talk...

  • Guantanamo Bay

    I'm fighting hard to keep terrorists out of Kansas and America. We have to keep open the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay open. That's the right option for American national security...

  • Health Care

    I voted for the repeal of Obamacare during my first 30 days in office. I proudly support market-based reforms that allow access to quality, affordable health care. I have also introduced legislation to ensure that Obamacare federal grant money retur...

  • Immigration and Border Security

    I strongly oppose amnesty for illegal immigrants. Such legislation will only reward illegal behavior and encourage other immigrants to enter the United States illegally. Respecting the rule of law is a critical aspect of being a U.S. citizen. Our nat...

  • Medicare and Social Security

    Currently, Social Security is spending more on beneficiaries than it is collecting in revenue, and the system’s trust fund will be drawn down until it is fully exhausted in 2037. The Medicare trust fund will reach insolvency by 2029. This reality nec...

  • Military and Veterans

    As a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and former Army officer, I am committed to providing for a strong national defense and ensuring our Armed Forces have the support and resources they need to defend our nation. We can afford a s...

  • Second Amendment

    As a member of the National Rifle Association and former Army officer, I am a strong supporter of the right to keep and bear arms as protected by the Second Amendment. Our Founding Fathers considered this right important enough to make it a part of o...

  • Spending and Debt - Balanced Budget

    The United States’ total debt is approaching $16 trillion, which represents more than $40,000 for every man, woman, and child in the U.S. For the fourth year in a row, the federal government is adding well over $1 trillion to the debt. The excessive...