April 14th, 2022
I have been named to represent the House Energy & Commerce Committee in negotiations between the House’s United States Innovation and Competition (USICA) and the Senate’s U.S. Innovation and Competition (COMPETES) Acts...
August 30th, 2021
The Taliban is not a legitimate government, it is a terrorist organization that is responsible for killing countless Afghan civilians and enforcing medieval Islamic law.
July 2nd, 2021
The House of Representatives yesterday passed an amendment that I introduced to help improve water infrastructure for Tamina, Texas, as part of a larger water infrastructure package.
June 24th, 2021
Resuming full, unimpeded travel is crucial to getting our economy back on track and we should remove any misguided obstacles to making that happen.
June 17th, 2021
My legislation would require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to publish the formula for allocating COVID-19 to states and localities.
June 11th, 2021
Ceding energy dominance to our adversaries will prevent the United States from exporting clean, American energy to the world, which will likely increase global emissions as countries rely on polluters like Russia or Iran for...
May 19th, 2021
I appeared on "Meet the Press" Sunday morning to make a very clear point: Americans do not care about the internal D.C. drama that has dominated the media's attention in recent weeks despite serious issues facing the country...
April 13th, 2021
I am sorry to inform everyone that I will be pretty much off the grid for the next few weeks.
March 18th, 2021
Texas is getting shortchanged when it comes to vaccine allocation and it's unacceptable. We need answers and transparency, which is why I introduced legislation to obtain the formula being used to determine the allocation of...
March 11th, 2021
I recently introduced bipartisan legislation to reimburse states like Texas who have spent significant resources on enforcing federal immigration laws, which is a responsibility of the federal government.
December 23rd, 2021
In a letter to President Biden, I, along with 30 Republican lawmakers, slam President Biden for his repeated attacks on the American energy industry and American oil and gas jobs.
August 25th, 2021
There are a lot of foreign policy options between nation building and giving up. We found the proper balance in recent years—maintaining a small force that propped up the Afghan government while also giving us the capability...
June 28th, 2021
I led a letter to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland pressing for answers as to the Department's "pause" on oil and gas leases that was blocked by a federal judge recently.
June 22nd, 2021
We need to hold the Chinese government accountable for their malicious lies and coverup that allowed the coronavirus to spread across the world. Their actions cost American lives and livelihoods, which is why I'm...
June 16th, 2021
In the letter, we express "deep concern" over the guidance because it "jeopardizes the rights of law-abiding gun owners and disabled combat veterans across the country."
May 28th, 2021
Yesterday I sent a letter to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge urging the approval of an amendment to Texas's current State Action Plan that would ensure Harris County receives needed resources to complete...
May 14th, 2021
The 1115 waiver reimburses Texas hospitals for the uncompensated care provided to Texans without insurance. The waiver also pays for innovative care that often serves low-income Texans, such as mental health services.
March 19th, 2021
Late last year we saw the ATF attempt to make a rule that would have cost the industry more than $1.25 billion. The fact an unelected bureaucrat could make a rule hurting the American economy and American jobs to that extent...
March 15th, 2021
Americans are tired of this false choice of inaction or economy-crushing regulations when it comes to climate change. I look forward to serving on this committee to push for policies that will protect our environment and our...