Pete Sessions

House Republicans have solutions for getting Americans back to work, one of them being to fully repeal the President’s damaging, unaffordable health care law. In fact, one in five small businesses have laid off workers while...
This week, House Republicans advanced a part of our all-of-the-above energy plan to help create jobs and boost our nation’s energy security. The Offshore Energy and Jobs Act of 2013 (H.R. 2231), which passed the House today...
This week, the House approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2014 in an overwhelmingly bipartisan manner. I was proud to support this responsible bill that gives our troops the resources they...
Once again, today’s jobs report shows that our economy is recovering at a sluggish pace and that job growth is far behind our potential. In addition to our chronically high unemployment rate, our nation’s employment rate is...
It’s fitting that President Obama kicked off his "jobs and opportunity" tour in Texas – the state that was rated first for business and second for average personal income growth. With low taxes and sensible regulations,...
Today I released the following statement regarding H.R. 1449, the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act of 2013 (CHIA) that he recently introduced in the House:Unlike college and university owned housing, not-for-profit...
This week, House Republicans passed our fiscal year 2014 budget plan, “The Path to Prosperity.” This responsible budget proposal lays out a vision for restoring our nation’s economic vitality through reforms that will...
On Friday, the House passed H.R. 273, legislation that overturns the President’s December 2012 executive order giving non-military federal employees an across-the-board raise. President Obama’s proposed non-merit-based pay...
This week’s release of the Congressional Budget Office’s 2013 Economic Outlook report underscores the need for serious reforms to get our economy moving in the right direction again. The report projects that the national...
I released the following statement regarding the House’s action this week to require Congress to pass a budget or withhold pay:The White House has made it increasingly clear that its second-term agenda will be based on the...
I released the following statement regarding the Obama Administration's announcement that it will delay the employer mandate until 2015.The Administration's announcement highlights what Texans have known since the day...
This week is National Small Business Week, an opportunity to recognize and highlight the contributions of our nation's small businesses – the engine of our economy. One of my top priorities in Congress is to get government...
As Chairman of the House Rules Committee, I secured approval of my amendment with Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA-01) to expedite innovative treatments to active duty soldiers suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)...
The White House released 100 pages of Benghazi-related e-mails this week that made it clear that the Obama Administration has misled the American people about the al-Qaeda-linked terrorist attack in Benghazi. The House...
Although today's jobs report is good news for some Americans, millions more remain unemployed or have given up looking for work in the Obama economy. Despite the fact that our unemployment rate remains stubbornly high,...
Once again, today’s jobs report highlights how President Obama’s policies have discouraged economic growth and job creation. At a time when nearly 20 million Americans are unemployed, only 88,000 jobs were added last month....
In order to provide my constituents with the opportunity to meet with my staff in an area most convenient for them, I am pleased to hold preset office hours in four areas throughout the District. During mobile office hours,...
This week, the House once again took action to address our nation’s debt crisis. On Wednesday, we passed the Require a PLAN Act, a bill that calls on the President to submit a budget plan that achieves balance.Under the...
Texans deserve better than a government that accepts chronic high unemployment, and that is why I will continue to demand that Congress address our record deficits and unsustainable debt to provide certainty in the...
U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX-32), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and a Member of House Republican leadership, released the following statement yesterday in response to President Obama’s press conference:In the...

Pages

 

© 2015 TexasGOPVote  | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy