I made the following statement after the Senate Banking Committee passed the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), legislation I introduced to strengthen the review process of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to protect national security interests.
I issued the following statement after the Right to Try Act passed the House.
“This bill is for families that have tried every available option to help a terminally-ill loved one. In 2013, I met a young woman from Texas with terminal ovarian cancer. I tried to help her get access to alternative treatments that were not yet approved by the FDA. Unfortunately, she passed away before she could get the help she needed.
Nancy Berryhill, an Acting Commissioner of Social Security, recently testified in front of the House Subcommittee on Social Security on the widespread use of Social Security Numbers (SSNs) beyond their intended function. Most of her testimony concerned the h
Most of us has heard that we should be more like Europe for many years. For years we’ve heard that their police don’t have guns and that ours shouldn’t either. Europe has more restrictive guns laws today than any state in America. However, oddly enough, criminals stillget their hands on guns. How odd..?
Representative Randy Weber (TX-14) and I introduced the Coastal Texas Protection Act to expedite the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ studies and advance the construction of the “Ike Dike” to better protect the Gulf Coast from storm damage.
I released the following statement today after the FIRST STEP Act, a prison reform bill aimed at reducing recidivism rates and rehabilitating low-risk offenders, passed the U.S. House of Representatives: