July 2nd, 2015
Throughout American history, our economy has come roaring back after economic decline. However, because of the Obama Administration’s onerous regulations and continued federal overreach the United States has seen its slowest...
June 7th, 2015
In May I joined more than 50 of my colleagues in sending a letter to the IRS to ask them to review the Clinton Foundation’s tax-exe
May 24th, 2015
As our economy continues to lurch towards a recovery, I believe it is necessary for Congress to provide relief to American businesses and give them the economic certainty they need to succeed. Research and development allows...
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...
June 25th, 2015
If today’s Supreme Court ruling proved one thing, it is that the Court no longer believes that words matter.
June 5th, 2015
While today’s jobs report brings welcome news, I believe we can and must do more to expand our economy and create more good paying, full time jobs.
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...