It is no accident that Texas consistently leads the nation in job creation. Some have described this economic powerhouse as a "Texas Miracle." But, we know better than that. The Texas Economic Experience is rooted in concepts and principles that will work anywhere they're tried: Keeping taxes low, creating a predictable regulatory climate, cracking down on lawsuit abuse, and investing in critical infrastructure like roads, water and schools in a fiscally responsible way.
April 15th, 2021
As of April 8, 2021, 76 percent of US consulates are fully or partially closed, even though all travelers to the US must receive negative COVID-19 tests, a report from the CATO
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 30th, 2021
Small and simple government is good government; and maximizing the American people’s liberty allows our economy and our country’s entrepreneurial spirit to flourish to be the best they can be.
March 26th, 2021
We need to tread lightly when discussing more regulation, rules, compulsory actions, and behavior. The market should drive wages – the free market.
March 19th, 2021
Late last year we saw the ATF attempt to make a rule that would have cost the industry more than $1.25 billion. The fact an unelected bureaucrat could make a rule hurting the American economy and American jobs to that extent...
March 16th, 2021
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Today, a broad coalition of more than 200 business leaders and CEOs, university presidents and elected officials gathered at the "Texas Prospers: Keeping Our State Competitive and Prosperous through...
March 12th, 2021
I’ve spent the last year talking to small businesses, and I’ve seen firsthand the disastrous impacts of the pandemic on them. We cannot further encumber business owners with a top-down, one-size-fits-all minimum wage mandate...
March 11th, 2021
The 2021 Texas winter freeze and power crisis left hundreds of thousands of Texans with burst or leaking pipes, interior damage, and no running water in their homes and businesses.
March 3rd, 2021
By allowing illegal immigrants to get work visas, by not punishing them or employers for coming forward, and by making work visas available to future migrants, almost all future and current illegal immigrants could be...
March 1st, 2021
Plenty of Texans want to hire plumbers in the wake of February's crippling winter storm. But part of the problem is that too few Texans want to be plumbers.
April 9th, 2021
The real reason behind America's sudden distaste to step away from one's computer, go out and look for a job, is that it is already getting a weekly stimmy from the Biden admin, which has pivoted the pandemic emergency into...
April 1st, 2021
President Joe Biden wants $2 trillion to reengineer America’s infrastructure and expects the nation’s corporations to pay for it.
March 29th, 2021
It is commonsense solutions like the PPP Extension Act providing targeted relief that makes me proud to work on behalf of local North Texas businesses.
March 23rd, 2021
I voted to help pass the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act. This two-month extension will allow more small businesses to take advantage of remaining funds in the PPP program, which has supported about 1 in 3 jobs in...
March 18th, 2021
Twenty-one states, led by Texas and Montana, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Biden administration for revoking a permit for the long-disputed Keystone XL pipeline.
March 16th, 2021
This grant will make improvements to North Richland Hills’ Iron Horse Boulevard, providing hardworking Texans with new opportunities and allowing for the expansion of businesses, including a major producer of personal...
March 11th, 2021
In Texas, agriculture production is critical for our economy and food supply. The RESTORE Act will go a long way to support our farmers during this tumultuous time as they work on restoring their operations.
March 4th, 2021
Our farmers and ranchers are a staple of the economy – especially in the great State of Texas. I’m proud to join my colleagues on both sides of the aisle in cosponsoring legislation that uplifts and strengthens our nation’s...
March 2nd, 2021
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the ending of the statewide coronavirus mask mandate during an event in Lubbock, Texas. The mandate went into effect in July and required all Texans to wear a mask covering the mouth and...
March 1st, 2021
The American people need COVID-19 relief that is targeted, temporary, and focused on conquering this virus and improving our economy. Unfortunately, the bill that passed the House tonight misses the mark on all those points...