Representative John Spratt, Proudly Serving the People of the 5th District of South Carolina
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Spratt Statement on Drilling
(7/23/2008) - WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) today issued the following statement on drilling. ... >>

Spratt Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits
(6/13/2008) - WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) and a bipartisan majority of his House colleagues Thursday approved legislation that will aid workers who have lost their jobs.  The Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act would provide up to 13 weeks of extended unemployment benefits to jobless workers in every state.  The bill passed the House 274-137. ... >>

Spratt Honors Disabled Veterans
(6/11/2008) - WASINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) this week voted to honor America’s disabled veterans. ... >>

Spratt Delivers Democratic Radio Address
(6/9/2008) - WASHINGTON - House Budget Committee Chairman John Spratt delivered the Democratic Radio Address on Saturday, June 7.  Here is the transcript of his remarks. ... >>

Congress Takes More Action to Lower Gas Prices
(5/23/2008) - WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) today outlined the series of steps Congress has taken to help bring down the cost of gasoline and deliver relief to drivers across South Carolina.  In recent days, Spratt backed a new law to suspend filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, another law to support energy initiatives ranging from hybrid cars to fuel cells, and new laws to hold foreign oil cartels liable for market manipulation. ... >>