Pete Sessions

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...
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.
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery...
Our infrastructure is critical to sustaining economic growth and prosperity, and it is imperative that we continue to invest in the transportation projects that build America. 
Today President Obama demonstrated once again that the Democratic Party is committed to higher taxes, more spending, and piling additional debt onto the backs of America’s children. The President’s budget violates the law...
Thursday evening I had the opportunity to join Mayors from North Texas at the Winter Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors. I had the opportunity to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Mayor of Garland, Doug...
In the 114th Congress we have reaffirmed our commitment to passing common sense legislation that reduces regulatory burdens, stimulates our economy, and puts more Americans back to work. This week the House has passed two...
The new American Congress presents a historic opportunity to deliver real solutions on behalf of those we serve. This week's adoption of H. Res. 5—the House rules package for the 114th Congress—is a positive first step in...
Friday morning I toured the ICU and Emergency Department at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. In August the hospital admitted the individual with the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States.
This week I was honored to join Congressman Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) in delivering the Weekly Republican Address.
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.
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...
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...
I have always firmly believed that the economy does best when we get government out of the way so that the free-enterprise system can thrive. Today’s jobs report helps prove that this belief holds true today. Federal...
On Wednesday the House passed H.R. 351, the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act. For far too long this Administration has hindered our nation’s ability to become energy independent.
For the past six years President Obama has repeated worn out liberal campaign slogans instead of putting forth common sense, realistic solutions to fix our nation’s biggest problems. Tonight’s State of the Union Address was...
Since the President signed his controversial healthcare law, the American people and businesses across the country have been subjected to sky-rocketing costs and burdensome regulations. On Wednesday the House voted on and...
The holiday season is one of the peak travel times for Americans around the country. If you need to acquire a passport, many passport application acceptance facilities are expanding their hours during the winter months as...
On Tuesday Congressman Trent Franks’ bill, the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, passed by a voice vote in the House of Representatives. I proudly supported this vital piece of legislation which would protect our...
House Republicans understand what it takes to unleash our economy so businesses can grow and create more good paying jobs. I look forward to working with my colleagues in the 114th Congress to give the American people the...

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