October 19th, 2018
As the Co-Chairman of the Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus, I am proud of the strides we have made to better the lives of disabled individuals, their families, and caregivers.
October 1st, 2018
Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a package of three bills, H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018, H.R. 6757, the Family Savings Act of 2018, and H.R.
September 24th, 2018
As Chairman of the House Rules Committee, I issued the following statement today after the U.S.
September 17th, 2018
On Thursday, the House Homeland Security Committee advanced legislation introduced by Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, and myself, as Chairman of the House Committee on...
September 7th, 2018
On Wednesday, as Chairman of the House Rules Committee, I voted in support of H.R. 1635, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act. After the passage of the bill, I released the following statement...
August 27th, 2018
Today, I joined the Department of Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, in hosting a roundtable with North Texas energy industry leaders on making America energy independent.
August 22nd, 2018
For 56 years, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has been the primary way in which Congress executes its Article 1 constitutional obligation to “provide for the common defense.” In today’s dangerous world we...
August 10th, 2018
I issued the following statement expressing my disappointment in the Trump Administration's decision to include semiconductors in the second round of finalized tariffs on Chinese imports:
July 30th, 2018
I issued the following statement applauding House passage of H.R. 184, the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2017; H.R. 6311 the Increasing Access to Lower Premium Plans and Expanding Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018; and...
July 18th, 2018
Today I led 24 of his colleagues in introducing a resolution to provide support to religious leaders and ensure their continued access to affordable housing in the communities they serve. H. Con. Res.
October 2nd, 2018
I introduced H. Res. 1089 to ensure that any healthcare plan crafted by Congress to replace Obamacare would protect patients with pre-existing conditions from high costs and limited health insurance options.
September 26th, 2018
Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed my Border Tunnel Task Force Act to enhance border security and mobilize efforts to crack-down on border tunnel threats.
September 21st, 2018
Since 1990, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has discovered approximately 200 sophisticated drug-smuggling tunnels crossing from Mexico directly into the United States.
September 12th, 2018
Nationwide, Americans owe more than $1.45 trillion in student loan debt, outpacing credit cards and auto loans as the leading source of non-housing debt. It is a disservice to our students to not provide clear guidance on...
August 28th, 2018
The tax reform we enacted last year is producing results. Instead of having the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world, the United States is a more attractive place to work and save and invest.
August 27th, 2018
As we continue to work our way through the mire of immigration reform in Congress, it is critical that we have all of the facts at hand.
August 14th, 2018
Following the President’s signing of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law, U.S.
August 3rd, 2018
The Faster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act is a bipartisan bill that would fund translational research and advance treatments and cures for blindness and other causes of severe vision impairment.
July 20th, 2018
Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and I, recently introduced the Faster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act, H.R.
July 3rd, 2018
I am pleased to see the EPA move forward with its policy of allowing for temporary hardship relief from its annual Renewable Volume Obligations. While renewable fuels play an important role in our country’s all-of-the-above...