October 21st, 2016
As long as terrorists and criminals use 21st Century technology to do us harm, relying on 20th Century technology to stop them just won’t cut it.
September 16th, 2016
The stunning White House ransom payments to Iran controversy just gets worse. It turns out payments to the world’s worst state sponsor of terrorism wasn’t $400 million but a whopping $1.7 billion.
August 30th, 2016
Twenty years ago, Republicans successfully concluded a multi-year, national effort to reform America’s cash welfare program. The reform was based on one simple idea: the best way to change lives and help people out of...
July 14th, 2016
No American should be discriminated against for their pro-life stance or be forced to participate in the brutal act of abortion. Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 304, the Conscience Protection Act.
April 27th, 2016
Last week’s flooding was devastating for many families in the Houston area. Our emergency responders and local officials deserve thanks for responding quickly to save the lives of those stranded by high waters. Local...
April 1st, 2016
The recent terrorist attack in Brussels is no less likely to occur than a terrorist attack here in the U.S. We are in a war against radical Islamic terrorism, and this is yet another warning sign to America.
December 1st, 2015
In this week’s Monday Morning Memo podcast, the chairmen of the House and Senate Judiciary committees have questions about the foreign fighter travel th
November 3rd, 2015
When: Wednesday, November 11th, 6:00 - 9:00 PMWhere: Lone Star Community College- Montgomery Health Science Building Atrium (Building B), 3200 College Park Drive Conroe, Texas 77384
October 27th, 2015
Last week I released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 692, The Default Prevention Act, by a vote of 235 to 194, which takes a potential default on U.S. debt off the table by requiring the Treasury Department to...
October 23rd, 2015
Paul Ryan essentially challenged House Republicans to answer this question: Are we committed strongly enough to changing the direction of America that we will change how we do our work?
September 29th, 2016
Oh boy, it’s budget time. Media outlets, special interest groups and yes, even politicians who know better, love confusing the public about the year-end budget battles in Washington.Here’s a primer so you can tell the facts...
September 9th, 2016
After four years of White House delay in implementing a 2012 law allowing states to drug test applicants for federal unemployment payments, today House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady of Texas introduced H.R.
August 4th, 2016
The Zika virus has now spread to America along with its risk of death and birth defects. Coastal Texas “is at equal risk to Florida” says experts at Texas Children’s Hospital.
May 11th, 2016
Montgomery and San Jacinto Counties have been added to a Presidential Disaster Declaration for what has been called the Tax Day Flood.
April 12th, 2016
Today, I released the following statement on House passage of S. 2512, adding Zika Virus to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act which places the disease on an incentive program to develop products for treatment.
February 1st, 2016
There will be a new early voting location in North Harris County for residents between Tomball and The Woodlands.
November 23rd, 2015
Last week the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation reforming the nation’s central bank, including a new bipartisan national commission I have championed.
October 28th, 2015
We need a president who will make this a trade priority, and support from members of Congress to keep it a top trade priority.
October 23rd, 2015
I made the following statement in reaction to the release of the Monthly Treasury Statement (MTS) last week showing that two new records had been set for inflation adjusted per person receipts by the federal government.