Pete Sessions

This week the House of Representatives acted to pass legislation that would provide much needed reform to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and that would help spur robust job growth in our manufacturing sector.On...
I strongly oppose President Obama’s efforts to impose strict and unprecedented regulations on the Internet. The implementation of “net neutrality” by reclassifying the entire broadband network as a public utility would...
On Wednesday I learned that the U.S. Department of State is considering a plan to transport and admit Ebola-infected non-U.S. citizens into the United States for treatment. This plan calls for the Department of Homeland...
Tuesday evening I was delighted to join constituents in Richardson, Rowlett, and Wylie to participate in National Night Out. National Night Out is a program that started in 1984 as “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” and...
This week the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with Ebola was admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas in Dallas, TX. Before the news broke publicly, I had the chance to speak with the Director of the...
Yesterday afternoon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States is a patient who was admitted Sunday into Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas...
Today marks the first day of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a month-long celebration of a rich heritage that has had an immense impact on our local community and nation as a whole. This month gives us the opportunity to...
Earlier this week, I was delighted to meet with representatives from the H.E.R.O.E.S. (Helping Everyone Reach Outstanding Educational Success) program to discuss their upcoming initiatives and events to promote awareness for...
On Tuesday I met with representatives from the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) to talk about the importance of improving conditions in underground infrastructures across the United States. We also discussed...
On Monday I joined Congressman Kenny Marchant and Congressman Marc Veasey at the Irving Chamber Congressional Roundtable to discuss important issues facing the North Texas business community. We had a robust conversation on...
While the House of Representatives has worked tirelessly to advance the Keystone XL Pipeline over the last four years, President Obama and Senate Democrats have imposed unnecessary burdens and roadblocks at every turn that...
This morning the Department of Labor released the October jobs report. While I am always pleased to hear that some people were able to find employment, this week people across the nation made it very clear they are...
On Wednesday afternoon I had the pleasure of meeting with young Cub and Boy Scouts from the 32nd Congressional District to discuss the importance of being active citizens and young leaders in the community. These young...
On Wednesday, we learned that the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States passed away. My deepest condolences go out to the loved ones of Mr. Duncan and all of the medical professionals who diligently...
While this month’s jobs report indicates some signs of job growth, the American economy is still not growing quickly enough or broadly enough. Since President Obama took the oath of office, nearly 60% of job gains have been...
Today the Dallas Mayor’s Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities and I will be hosting the Fifth Annual employAbility Expo. This annual event serves as a critical resource for North Texas residents with...
I am closely monitoring the situation with ISIS and am deeply concerned by the atrocities this group has committed. Their horrific actions are unconscionable and we must stand strong as a nation in the face of their thuggery...
Today I released the following statement regarding the August unemployment report:Today’s weak jobs report shows that the Administration’s anti-growth agenda continues to prevent Americans from finding job opportunities that...
Earlier this week, I met with the CITI Executive Team and visited their facility in Irving. I enjoyed learning about their increased presence in the DFW area and their role in employing more than 5,000 North Texans. I also...
Last week, I visited the General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems facility in Garland. While I was there I met with the General Manager and learned about the products that General Dynamics provides the U.S. military...

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