January 16th, 2019
The rumor mill is hard at work, but you can't believe everything you hear.
December 26th, 2018
After passage in the Senate last week, the First Step Act was passed by the House with overwhelming support from both sides of the aisle.
December 11th, 2018
I released the following statement after
December 5th, 2018
This session of Congress is almost over, but there is still work to be done. Last week I introduced bipartisan legislation -- the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act -- which will build on the economic successes we...
November 30th, 2018
President Trump has said from the beginning that his tariffs were designed to get trading partners back to the table and to hammer out deals that benefits all parties. One of the first areas of focus was with Canada and...
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...
January 15th, 2019
This government shutdown is unnecessary.
December 24th, 2018
115th Congress By The Numbers
December 10th, 2018
The Labor Department’s November 2018 jobs report came out on Friday. The U.S. Department of Labor reported that the economy added 155,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent. You can view the full...
December 3rd, 2018
George H.W. Bush was a courageous war hero, Texas Congressman, an Ambassador, Director of the CIA, Vice President, and President of the United States.
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...