The Ripon Forum

Volume 51, No. 3

June 2017

Ripon Profile of Bill Cassidy

By on June 25, 2017

Name: Bill Cassidy

Occupation: U.S. Senator & Physician

First job & lesson(s) you learned from it:  Mowing grass. I learned if you work hard you can do well.

Book you read that you’re recommending to friends: The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder by Peter Zeihan.

Challenge facing your State that you’re working to address: Better jobs for working families.

Priorities in the United States Senate that you hope to achieve this year: Replace ACA with a plan which meets the needs of working families. Reform National Flood Insurance Program and reauthorize it for 10 years.

Finally, finish this sentence: “If I could reform one agency or department in the federal government, it would be…” The Army Corp of Engineers.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email


If you enjoyed this article, subscribe now to receive more just like it.

Comments are closed.