Awards

  • “Hero of the Taxpayer” from Americans for Tax Reform.
  • “Taxpayer’s Friend Award” from the National Taxpayers Union (ranked 26th out of 435 members)
  • “Guardian of Seniors’ Rights” award for protecting Social Security and the “Benjamin Franklin Award” for supporting repeal of the onerous estate/death tax from the 60 Plus Association.
  • “Friend of the Shareholder” from the American Shareholders Association
  • “Guardian of Worker Freedom” from the Alliance for Worker Freedom
  • Named one of the U.S. House of Representative’s “Best and Brightest” by the American Conservative Union
  • “A in English” award for promoting English as the official language of the United States
  • “True Blue Award” from Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council
  • “Spirit of Enterprise Award” from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • “Defender of Economic Freedom” award from the Club for Growth, (No. 9 out of all 435 members of the House)