Congress can Pass Meaningful Legislation that Provides a Real Boost for American Families and Businesses

After more than three decades waiting for comprehensive tax reform, Congress is poised to accomplish a rare feat in Washington: pass meaningful legislation that provides a real boost for American families and businesses. That is, if they can muster the political fortitude to pass tax reform once and for all. 

TURNER and Tsongas Hold Hearing on DoD Sexual Assault Conviction Reporting

Co-Chairs Niki Tsongas (MA-3) and I of the Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus held a briefing recently on the Department of Defense’s (DoD) reporting of sexual assault convictions. Afterwards, we released the following joint statement:

Cornyn: Congress on Verge of Historic Tax Reform

Recently I delivered the following opening statement at the conference committee hearing on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The legislation will deliver a tax cut to middle-class families, raise wages, grow the economy, and simplify the tax system. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here.

Many people have said that tax reform couldn't be done.

Social Security Chairman Sam Johnson to President: Nominate a Social Security Commissioner Now

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Recently, I again urged President Trump to nominate a Social Security Commissioner. This marks the fourth time I have called on the new President to nominate the position that has been vacant for nearly five years.

I delivered the following remarks on the House Floor:

F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules

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TURNER and Moulton 'Concerned' by DoD Opioid Loophole

Ranking Member Seth Moulton (MA-6) of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and I sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis expressing concern about the Department of Defense’s (DoD) practice of reporting prescriptions, particularly regarding opioids.

ID and Tax: The Solution to The Problem of Illegal Immigration in America

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With an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in America today, it’s safe to say our broken and outdated immigration system has failed. While the government failed to enforce and secure our border for the last 30 years, it also failed to create legal pathways of immigration to allow the entry of the number of workers required to meet the dynamic needs of our economy.

Brady Opening Statement at Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Conference Committee Meeting

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.

Today, we’re coming together as a Conference Committee with one singular mission in mind – finalizing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and delivering transformational tax reform for the first time in three decades.

UPDATE: Harris County Sues Pharmaceutical Companies, Doctors For ‘Opioid Epidemic

Sessions, Buck, and Jones Make Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy a Reality for Our Veterans

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U.S. Congressmen Ken Buck (R-CO), Walter B.  Jones (R-NC) and I have diligently worked with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to urge them to offer Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) as a treatment option for our nation’s veterans.

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