November 16th, 2018
I released the following statement after Republican House members voted to elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as Minority Leader and Steve Scalise (R-LA) as Minority Whip for the 116th Congress:
October 31st, 2018
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and I penned an op-ed for the Dallas Morning News highlighting their bipartisan Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act.
October 19th, 2018
Last week, I hosted the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce in our nation’s capital. During their time in Washington, the Chamber met with Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, federal agency officials, and me to...
October 10th, 2018
House Republicans decided to bet on the American people when we passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - letting families keep more of their hard-earned paychecks and helping small business owners invest in their...
September 7th, 2018
I was recently recognized as a “Hero of Main Street” by the National Retail Federation for consistently supporting public policy priorities im
August 20th, 2018
Earlier this month, the nonpartisan Tax Foundation released a new analysis projecting the number of new full-time jobs that will be created in each state over the next decade due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
July 3rd, 2018
Last week, when President Trump asked House Republicans to pass a bill that would turn the four pillars of his conservative immigration plan into law, I said yes. I voted for a bill that provided almost $25 billion for the...
June 28th, 2018
I released the following statement after voting yes on H.R. 6136 – Border Security and Immigration Reform Act:
November 13th, 2018
“Jobs smash estimates with gain of 250,000, wage gains pass 3% for first time since recession” - What an amazing headline from CNBC last week and there is no doubt about it—the American economy is booming. Across the nation...
November 2nd, 2018
During the Obama Presidency, economic experts told us that the stagnation we experienced in the American economy was the “new normal,” and we just needed to get used to it. I always rejected that notion because I believe in...
October 26th, 2018
This week President Trump signed into law
October 16th, 2018
With the lack of coverage by the media, you may have missed the House of Representatives pass three important bills that will help ensure continued momentum from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
September 14th, 2018
In July, we received great news that the American economy had grown in the second quarter by 4.1 percent. Those numbers were recently revised, and we learned that it grew at 4.2 percent! On top of our best annual growth rate...
August 27th, 2018
Sunday marked the one year anniversary of when Hurricane Harvey made landfall. The storm was one of the most devastating in history. Harvey left hundreds of Texas families homeless and without resources, and 88 Texans lost...
July 25th, 2018
I recently announced that the Veterans Clinic in Conroe is nearing the end of construction for a much-needed expansion. The fourth floor of the building will soon host a 3,850 square foot dental facility that will include...
July 2nd, 2018
Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2019, which provides funding for the Department of Defense. This is the fourth of twelve appropriations bill to be passed by...
June 27th, 2018
Recently, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced the approval of the Texas General Land Office’s (GLO) $5 billion Hurricane Harvey recovery plan. At the time of the announcement, I said the...
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...