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4 August 1998
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Tuesday, August 4, 1998
1998 Ron Paul 94:1
Mr. PAUL. Mr. Speaker, the Brazoria County 4–H will hold an awards program on the 14th of August and this is a very important event Mr. Speaker. For those of us who were raised on farms and who represent agricultural communities it is well known how important an organization 4–H truly is.
1998 Ron Paul 94:2
Head, Hand, Hearts and Health, these are the 4–Hs and they are truly indicative of what this organization is all about. One of the primary missions that this organization undertakes is agricultural education. Earlier this year I introduced a bill which would exempt the sale of livestock by those involved in educational activities such as FFA and 4–H from federal income taxation. By making young men and women who participate in these activities hire a group of tax accountants and attorneys we are sending the wrong message. Young people who sell livestock at county fairs and the like should be rewarded for taking self initiative and allowed to keep the money theyve earned to help pay for their education or to
This statement, inserted into the Congressional Record as an extension of remarks, is similar to the corresponding statement for the Matagorda County 4-H in 1998 Ron Paul Chapter 95.