Pete Sessions

Today’s jobs report serves as a reminder that far too many Americans are looking for work, and that any plan to avert the fiscal cliff must prioritize job creation. Raising taxes, as the President insists, will make it more...
Today, I released the following statement regarding House passage of the STEM Jobs Act (H.R. 6429), which would reallocate 55,000 visas to foreign-born graduates with advanced science, tech, engineering and math degrees:I...
On Friday, the House approved – in an overwhelmingly bipartisan manner – the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012 (H.R. 6156). This common-sense legislation would establish Permanent Normalized Trade...
Although our nation’s economic growth is far too slow and our unemployment rate is far too high, President Obama believes we should continue the same failed policies and raise taxes on American families and small businesses...
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, an opportunity to spread awareness about this genetic condition. As the proud father of son with Down syndrome, I am committed to being an advocate for the Down syndrome community in...
On Friday, the House passed H.R. 3409, the Stop the War on Coal Act, which is a common-sense package of proposals aimed at putting an end to the Administration’s war on coal that is harming our already weak economy. The EPA'...
With 43 consecutive months of an unemployment rate above eight percent, struggling Americans continue to watch the Obama Administration promote the same failed tax-and-spend policies that have discouraged economic recovery...
Today’s dismal forecast from the non-partisan CBO underscores the need for the Obama Administration and Washington Democrats to join House Republicans’ efforts to replace the looming defense cuts and stop the tax hike. My...
This summer I was delighted to host 185 students from 22 area high schools in Washington, DC for the Pete Sessions Leadership and Growth Program. Every summer in June and July, students at the high school level are given the...
Today, I released the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s unemployment report for the month of July:
This week in Washington, Congressional leaders and the President continued to negotiate a solution to avert the looming “fiscal cliff” set to take effect January 1, 2013. As you may know, the so-called fiscal cliff is a...
This past week, families and friends in our community joined together to observe a season of thanks. Each year, I enjoy the opportunity to highlight military heroes from the 32nd Congressional District who have selflessly...
I am honored to join the American people today in expressing my heartfelt gratitude for our nation’s active duty and retired servicemen and women. As our nation pauses to honor our military heroes, we reflect on the personal...
This week, open enrollment began for Medicare and runs through December 7, 2012. It is important for current Medicare beneficiaries to review their plans on an annual basis to ensure satisfaction with their current coverage...
Today’s weak jobs report serves as a reminder that far too many Americans are still looking for work or have stopped trying in the Obama economy. Chronic unemployment plagues our nation because the Administration continually...
I delivered the following remarks on the House floor yesterday in support of The No More Solyndras Act.
The nomination process for U.S. Service Academy selection begins in the spring semester of a student’s junior year. In order to begin the process with my office, please send a letter to my District Office expressing your...
Dallas County has 190 confirmed cases of West Nile Virus, including 10 tragic deaths. In an effort to control the outbreak of this disease, local officials – under the advisement of Texas State Health Officials and the...
I announced today that 185 students from 22 area high schools have recently completed successful participation in the 2012 Pete Sessions Leadership and Growth Program.I offer the Leadership and Growth Program in Washington,...

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