June 2nd, 2021
The Bipartisan Border Solutions Act is the only bipartisan, bicameral legislation to respond to the surge in migrants coming across our southern border.
May 17th, 2021
Providing a veteran with a service dog can be a life-altering and life-saving tool for our veterans who suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder or other adverse mental health impacts.
April 29th, 2021
We have capabilities in Texas’s 23rd District to develop rare earth elements and products. Developing this industry further would not only end our reliance on China but would also promote American innovation and...
April 27th, 2021
As a father of six, I understand how vital it is for kids to have access to the best resources, so they can become exemplary leaders and members of our communities.
April 20th, 2021
I recently questioned the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough on the reopening of Frank Tejada VA Outpatient Clinic, transition initiatives for veterans coming from active duty and evolving...
April 9th, 2021
Politicizing our Department of Defense and the men and women who risk their lives for us daily is unfair and dangerous to our national security.
April 6th, 2021
This bipartisan legislation would ensure the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta tribes are covered by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) providing both Native American communities a critical economic lifeline...
March 26th, 2021
Head Start Programs provide vital services to many of our local families through child care, nutritional programs, sponsored meals and many other initiatives. I am thrilled to see HHS invest significant funds into Kids Are...
March 22nd, 2021
As we continue to combat the pandemic, local health centers have become more important than ever. These funds allow for critical investments to be made in our communities, specifically to our medically underserved and rural...
March 5th, 2021
Vaccine distribution should continue to be our country’s number one priority and that means ensuring that the rural areas of our state have the same access to the vaccine as our big cities. Designating Medina County as a...
May 19th, 2021
The handling of this sexual assault case is not unique to the Army and there needs to be significant improvement to the way the sexual harassment and assault claims are handled throughout the Armed Forces.
May 11th, 2021
I donned a cap and gown for the first time this weekend when I delivered the keynote address at the Sul Ross State University commencement ceremony.
April 29th, 2021
We heard a lot of lofty proposals from President Biden this evening, however he failed to mention how he plans to cross the aisle and accomplish his agenda for our country with both parties.
April 23rd, 2021
This legislation is aimed at correcting bureaucratic inefficiencies that have previously kept border patrol agents from receiving due compensation for the demanding jobs they perform. By ensuring agents receive fair pay, it...
April 13th, 2021
Any allegations of misconduct or abuse must be fully investigated. As a father to six, seeing unaccompanied children is heartbreaking. Any child – no matter their legal status – must be protected against any type of abuse....
April 8th, 2021
As we begin this year’s appropriations process, I am committed to ensuring that the innocent lives of the unborn are protected, and that conservatives reject Democrats’ attempts to allow for taxpayer funds to be used on...
April 5th, 2021
This grant will allow the Del Rio Airport to ensure that their operations are well-equipped to stop the spread of COVID-19 and help our communities return to normalcy.
March 25th, 2021
I have been sounding the alarm for weeks urging the Biden Administration to take this crisis seriously. I hope these photos finally wake them up.
March 15th, 2021
Our men and women at the border are now on the frontlines of two battles – the border crisis and the pandemic. They should have every resource at their disposal to do their job and stay safe – that includes access to...
February 25th, 2021
As the Biden Administration makes misguided steps to re-enter the Iran Deal, we have to ensure that funds are staying out of the dangerous hands of terrorist organizations.