May 14th, 2015
Today, I issued the following statement on the House’s passage of legislation that would allow Congress to review any agreements relating to Iran’s nuclear program:
May 11th, 2015
This week I have been traveling throughout the Middle East with the Foreign Fighter Task Force to examine the evolving security threats facing our great nation, including the flow of foreign fighters from Western cou
May 2nd, 2015
This week the House passed the first joint budget with the Senate since 2001. For far too long Senate Democrats have hindered our ability to put forth common sense solutions to lower our nation’s debt, balance the budget,...
April 24th, 2015
During my last District Work Period, I sat down with members of the Dallas Builders Association to discuss important issues facing the North Texas building community. During our conversation they relayed their frustrations...
April 8th, 2015
During this District work period, I was delighted to travel around the 32nd Congressional District of Texas and meet with constituents. I had the opportunity to meet with local business leaders, talk with students, and...
March 30th, 2015
Last week I welcomed the National Physicians Council for Healthcare Policy to my office in Washington to discuss their legislative priorities.
March 27th, 2015
I issued the following statement in response to the House’s passage of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2), which repeals the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and replaces it with a long-term...
March 20th, 2015
This week, we passed two pieces of legislation that would protect the scientific process and reform the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is imperative that scientific data is balanced and unbiased, however, under...
February 26th, 2015
President Obama recently proposed taxing 529 college saving plans – plans that were designed to be tax-free to allow families to help save for their children’s college expenses.
May 13th, 2015
Today I released the following statement applauding the passage of H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act:
May 8th, 2015
Last week the U.S. Commerce Department reported that the U.S. economy slowed dramatically with GDP growing at a disappointing 0.2 percent in the first quarter.
April 28th, 2015
Last week the House passed two bills to combat the growing threat of cyber attacks. Cyber threats can compromise everything from personal privacy to intellectual property to our national security, and the problem is only...
April 11th, 2015
Thursday night I hosted a Town Hall meeting in Dallas and talked with more than 100 constituents about issues that they felt were the most important problems facing our nation. We had a robust discussion on the importance of...
April 4th, 2015
While I’m pleased to see that more Americans were able to find employment last month, we must do more to help create more full-time, good paying jobs. Despite the fact that our economy has added jobs, far too many American...
March 29th, 2015
On April 11th I am joining my North Texas congressional colleagues as well as Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz in hosting the North Texas U.S. Service Academy Forum. The forum is an informational event for North Texas...
March 22nd, 2015
Apartment Association of Greater Dallas
March 6th, 2015
While this month's jobs report reflects encouraging signs in our economy, it also shows that there are still too many Americans who remain out of work or underemployed.
February 24th, 2015
Today, the president vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline. For the past six years Republicans have diligently worked to advance the Keystone Pipeline, which would create more than 40,000 American jobs, put our nation on the path...
February 13th, 2015
The House of Representatives passed legislation to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline for the eleventh time. The Keystone Pipeline is widely supported by the American people because it is a critical infrastructure project that...