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As a 6th generation Texan, Congressman Ted Poe learned very early on the meaning of “God and Texas.” Born and raised in Texas, his grandmother instilled in him a love for Texas, faith, public service and conservative principles. Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2004 to represent the Second Congressional District of Texas,...

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released a report today saying that real GDP grew at annual rate of 2.2% during the fourth quarter of 2014, down 0.4 percentage point from the BEA’s first estimate on January 30th.
Firefighters are a special breed. They run into the flames that everyone else is trying to escape from. They work to restore order from chaos. That is why we call them first responders--because they are the first to help the...
Inalienable rights aren’t decided by government, much less personal opinion. They are negative and necessarily hierarchical. You may not enjoy a liberty that endangers the life of another, and the government can’t limit...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the issuance of a $1.2 million grant to the City of North Richland Hills to establish an anti-gang center. The North Texas Anti-Gang Center will be tasked with combatting organized gang...
Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations should not be allowed to use private American companies to reach billions of people with their violent hate propaganda and recruitment. It is time to put a stop to this. It is time...
Gordy Bunch, The Woodlands Township director, and key leaders of The Woodlands community are opposing a $350 million road bonds proposition from Montgomery County commissioners. Today, Gordy Bunch announced his resignation ...
Impeached Ex- Federal Judge and Congressman Alcee Hastings’ recent attack on Congressman Burgess and the state of Texas in a House Rules Committee hearing on Obamacare, illustrates the difference in heritage between Texas...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is looking for a few good police officers to join the ranks of Texas Highway Patrol troopers. The DPS announced a new program under which currently certified peace officers can...
My field representative, JD Kennedy, recently met with Bastrop Independent School District Deputy Superintendent, Barry Edwards, and Chief Financial Officer, Sandra Callahan, to discuss H.R.
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery...
President Obama recently proposed taxing 529 college saving plans – plans that were designed to be tax-free to allow families to help save for their children’s college expenses.
I chaired the first Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee hearing of 2015 yesterday, which included testimony from Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General at the Department of Justice, Todd J....
The Senate voted Wednesday to move ahead with a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security after Democratic leaders dropped an earlier pledge to block it unless they get assurances from House Republican leaders that...
Last week, I introduced legislation that would extend the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) for the Delphi Salaried Retirees.
His attorneys and family members asserted that he suffers psychotic episodes caused by post-traumatic stress disorder and other factors. But prosecutors said in closing statements earlier Tuesday that whatever episodes Routh...
Today, the president vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline. For the past six years Republicans have diligently worked to advance the Keystone Pipeline, which would create more than 40,000 American jobs, put our nation on the path...
President Obama’s executive action on immigration will come with a financial cost, including government filing fees and attorneys' fees, and employees often look to their employer for financial help. As an employer, you must...
In a forthcoming broadcast of my show Red, White & Blue (to be shown on PBS TV 8 Houston on February 27, 2015), there is an in-depth look at the 2015 mayoral race set for round one in November.
Officers regained control of a South Texas prison where inmates had set fires and caused significant damage after taking over part of the facility, according to the private contractor operating the prison. About 300 of the 2...
Currently, Texas law only allows consumers to purchase new vehicles from someone holding a “franchised dealer’s license.” The bill would allow Tesla to operate twelve dealerships in Texas but would protect franchise dealers...

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