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.
March 22nd, 2021
As the Biden Administration continues to roll back policies that have weakened our southern border, it is important now more than ever that law enforcement officials have the tools to stop bad actors from entering the U.S....
March 16th, 2021
It is incredibly disappointing to hear that many troops, who want to get the vaccine, are unable to receive it because their appointment has been cancelled or delayed.
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.
April 23rd, 2021
This legislation will still allow for commercial and recreational fishing of sharks but would end the harmful trade of shark fins—the leading cause of the inhumane practice of shark finning.
March 18th, 2021
Over the last several weeks, Members of Congress from both chambers and sides of the aisle have agreed that the development of advanced semiconductors is of vital national security and economic importance and the...
March 15th, 2021
Through my bipartisan partnerships, I have been able to pass legislation that combats human trafficking, increases funding for childhood cancer research, holds the Chinese Communist Party accountable, creates new job...