October 16th, 2017
Last week, I toured areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey with Governor Greg Abbott, including Rockport, Port Aransas and Refugio. Debris removal and housing continue to be top priorities, and with most schools reopened (...
October 9th, 2017
Last week, I had the pleasure of welcoming the annual Coastal Bend to D.C. (CB2DC) delegation to Washington. The delegation was comprised of local elected officials and industry leaders who came to advocate for local...
October 2nd, 2017
Are you or someone you know interested in attending a U.S. military academy? If so, I invite you to learn more about the process at one of my upcoming academy information nights.
September 21st, 2017
Last week, I was happy to announce the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Port of Corpus Christi Project Partnership Agreement allowing the port to begin working on its widening and deepening project.
September 18th, 2017
As power is restored, debris cleared and water in the northern party of the district I represent recedes, people are starting to rebuilt their lives after Hurricane Harvey. It is important that people are aware of resources...
September 11th, 2017
The last few weeks have altered my life and the lives of many of my friends and neighbors profoundly. Seeing the devastation that Hurricane Harvey wrought on South Texas has been life changing.
August 15th, 2017
Last week, I visited some Texas-27 small businesses including Venom Outdoor and Oscar’s Pest and Termite Control.
August 8th, 2017
One of our nation’s greatest strengths is the entrepreneurial spirit of its people. Throughout our history, Americans from all walks of life have always strived to turn their ideas and dreams into thriving businesses, making...
July 31st, 2017
Last week, I attended the House Depot Caucus’ annual breakfast in the Capitol. I spoke with General Gustave Perna, Commander of the United States U.S. Army Materiel Command also known as the Organic Industrial Base (OIB)....
October 10th, 2017
As a strong supporter of life, I had the opportunity to continue the fight for the lives of innocent unborn children last week when I voted for H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.
October 4th, 2017
Last week, after a caller to a radio program I was on suggested it, I reintroduced the Properly Reducing Overexemptions For Sports Act or PRO Sports Act. This legislation would exclude major professional sports leagues from...
September 26th, 2017
Last week, I joined Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and members of the Texas congressional...
September 20th, 2017
My OPEN Government Data Act is one step closer to becoming law, after the bill’s language was included as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that the Senate passed Monday evening.
September 13th, 2017
Earlier this week I announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Port of Corpus Christi Project Partnership Agreement.
August 25th, 2017
President Trump signed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act, H.R. 2288, into law this past Wednesday.
August 14th, 2017
Last week, I held my third law enforcement roundtable with more than 20 sheriffs, police chiefs, ICE agents and Border Patrol officers. This has proven to be a great tool for increasing communication, collaboration and...
August 7th, 2017
Last week, I visited local startup Bloom CoffeeWorks to commemorate Startup Day.
July 28th, 2017
I introduced legislation yesterday afternoon to end the warrantless domestic tracking of individuals using Global Positioning System (GPS) data.