Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

— Abraham Lincoln

US Congress Watch

We're here to collect and disseminate information on congressional actions, and to hold our elected representatives accountable. We are working to create a government that represents all the people.

If you are interested in learning more reach us at congress@indivisibleavl.org.

FOCUS GROUPS

  • Senator Richard Burr
  • Senator Thom Tillis
  • Representative Patrick McHenry
  • Representative Mark Meadows

 

ACTIONS

  • Meet with congressional staff to discuss our concerns
  • Follow our representatives activities and determine how to hold them accountable to their constituents.

Nominee Sam Clovis – Unqualified!

Sam Clovis is not an agricultural scientist nor is he an agricultural economist nor does he appear qualified for a position that, by law, must be drawn from “among distinguished scientists with specialized training or significant experience in agricultural research, education and economics" Mr. Clovis holds a B.S. in political science, an MBA and a PhD in public administration. The post for which he is nominated has traditionally been occupied by individuals with advanced degrees in science or medicine.
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Richard Burr

 

  • May 3, 2017. Today our members met with Richard Burr's staff in the Asheville office to express our concerns with the Senate Intelligence Committees investigation into Russian interference in our presidential election. Our Request: That Senator Burr provide regular and frequent updates via his website and public pronouncements to the press about the progress of the committee. Read our full memo here: Senate Intelligence Committee Memo

 

Thom Tillis

Patrick McHenry

Mark Meadows

US Congress Watch