August 12th, 2022
I issued the following statement on the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.The so-called Inflation Reduction Act is, in reality, the Inflation Expansion Act. It is nothing more than a partisan spending spree by the Democrats in...
August 9th, 2022
As we speak, China is conducting aggressive military drills around Taiwan – violating their airspace and simulating what an attack on Taiwan would look like. They have been ratcheting up their aggression against Taiwan and...
July 26th, 2022
I released the following statement after news that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) soared to 9.1 percent, the highest rate since 1981. For perspective, in January 2021, when President Biden took office, the CPI was 1.4...
May 26th, 2022
Our country is in mourning following the unthinkable tragedy that took placey in Uvalde. No child should lose their life or experience the murder of a friend, teacher, or loved one. My heart is with my fellow Texans and all...
December 17th, 2021
In the desire to protect American taxpayers and Texas rural communities, we continue to oppose any taxpayers-subsidized federal funding for Texas Central.
December 13th, 2021
The $17 billion facility will create nearly 2,000 jobs directly and thousands of jobs in the broader Texas economy.
September 24th, 2021
I sent a letter to the Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin asking them to help the family members of U.S. servicemembers who are currently trapped in Afghanistan, and for details on what...
July 13th, 2021
It is time the department return to full staffing levels and address the passport processing delays.
May 25th, 2021
Investing in agriculture students today is an investment in the future of this critical industry and will ensure the U.S. maintains a secure and steady food supply.
May 18th, 2021
In a time when small businesses are still rebuilding from the COVID-19 pandemic, we should not reinstate onerous regulations that will place heavy penalties on American business owners.
August 12th, 2022
I released the following statement after news that inflation remains at historical highs, with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 8.5 percent. This report comes just days before House Democrats are set to pass a massive,...
August 1st, 2022
Last week the Homicide Victims’ Families Rights Act – a bipartisan bill introduced by Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and I to help solve our country’s growing number of homicide cold cases, passed the United States Senate and...
June 29th, 2022
I released the following statement after at least 48 people died in an abandoned tractor trailer in San Antonio, TX, and an additional two people died later at the hospital. An additional 14 people remain at a local hospital...
February 2nd, 2022
I recently led a group of bipartisan Texas lawmakers in urging President Joseph Biden to partner with Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine and leverage their efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines around...
December 14th, 2021
The percentage of homicides for which someone is criminally charged has steadily declined from over 90 percent in 1965 to under 65 percent in 2018 – resulting in more than 250,000 Americans becoming victims of homicides for...
September 29th, 2021
I am proud to be a voice for children battling this disease - letting them know they are not alone in their fight.
August 12th, 2021
This vital piece of legislation will give children and their families access to proper medical care from the very start to give the child a fighting chance. I am proud to be a voice for the most vulnerable among us.
June 11th, 2021
I applaud the dedicated health care professionals who made this life-saving effort possible and am proud to be from a state that is leading the charge.
May 24th, 2021
On Wednesday, Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and I reintroduced the bipartisan Homicide Victims’ Families Rights Act to give more rights to the families of homicide victims in federal cases.
May 6th, 2021
By improving bilateral tourism between the U.S. and Mexico, we can start driving business back to companies that depend on tourists.