June 6th, 2018
The Department of Labor issued a report last week that the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, the lowest it’s been in 18 years. With almost one million jobs created since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law...
May 17th, 2018
Yesterday, I joined Brian Kilmeade on Fox News Radio’s “The Brian Kilmeade Show” to discuss the economy, tax reform, and the need to get Americans off of the sidelines and back into the workforce. On jobs coming back...
March 28th, 2018
Yesterday, I visited local olive oil bar, The Oilerie in The Woodlands. I met with store owners, Greg and Jo Anna Zachary, to hear first-hand how tax reform positively impacted their business.
February 27th, 2018
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently announced they will extend the comment period to March 9th, 2018 - an additional 17 days - for the Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Draft Environmental Impact Statement....
February 13th, 2018
I strongly supported passage of a two-year federal budget that makes a massive leap in rebuilding America’s armed forces while delivering almost $90 billion in disaster relief for Texas and all American families and...
January 23rd, 2018
I released the following statement after the House passed major pro-life legislation, Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act:
December 14th, 2017
Yesterday I delivered the following opening statement at a meeting of the House-Senate Conference Committee on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
November 20th, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives – the People’s House – took action last week on the most transformational tax overhaul in a generation. This legislation brings us one step closer to delivering bold, pro-growth, pro-family...
October 13th, 2017
After a late night meeting with leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives, and consulting with Governor Abbott, members of the Texas delegation have identified nearly $15 billion of emergency funding for Texas to be...
July 26th, 2017
Yesterday, the House unanimously passed bipartisan legislation – introduced by Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and I – to improve Medicare Part B programs for patients with significant health challenges and the health...
May 25th, 2018
My colleagues in the House of Representatives and I passed fourteen pieces of legislation designed to assist and honor America’s veterans.
April 20th, 2018
Recently, the House passed multiple bills to redesign the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the first time in over two decades. I released the following statement:
March 14th, 2018
I released the following statement in response to the announcement of Rex Tillerson's departure as Secretary of State:
February 23rd, 2018
I issued the following statement after Ways and Means Committee Republicans concluded their annual retreat to lay out their policy agenda for 2018:
January 30th, 2018
President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union Speech tonight. My guest is Jim “Mac” McInvale, a successful businessman, founder of Gallery Furniture and world-class philanthropist who embodies the American Dream...
January 18th, 2018
Despite what the pundits and many naysayers in the media and Congress said, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is doing exactly what we promised.
December 4th, 2017
The U.S. Senate took a major step forward for tax reform and the American people early Saturday morning. For the first time in 31 years, the House and the Senate have each passed legislation that will deliver real tax relief...
November 6th, 2017
I released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s October 2017 jobs report:
August 4th, 2017
The Department of Labor reported today the economy added 209,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate was 4.3 percent.
July 17th, 2017
Congress took a big step late last week in fulfilling its most important Constitutional duty: to provide for the common defense. I joined my colleagues in the House to pass this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (...