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.
June 18th, 2021
At a time when our nation has 9.3 million jobs waiting to be filled, it is unfathomable that the federal government is using taxpayer dollars to incentivize Americans to not return to work—harming small businesses and...
June 10th, 2021
Jobless Texans who refuse work offers because they feel like the job isn’t safe during the pandemic won’t be able to receive unemployment benefits as of June 26, the Texas Workforce Commission announced this week.
June 8th, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) joined a bipartisan group of members of the U.S.-Mexico Border Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to ease...
June 3rd, 2021
Military service must never be a detriment to future employment, but rather an asset. I’m proud to introduce this bipartisan legislation prioritizing veteran employment following the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 18th, 2021
Abbott's office said the decision was made to focus on connecting unemployed Texans with jobs instead of paying them unemployment benefits.
May 10th, 2021
President Biden’s plan to eliminate stepped-up basis allowances and impose a death tax will deal a devastating blow to rural America.
May 6th, 2021
By improving bilateral tourism between the U.S. and Mexico, we can start driving business back to companies that depend on tourists.
April 22nd, 2021
The Biden Administration is willing to sacrifice millions of oil and gas jobs, hike up energy costs, and destroy our energy independence all to appease Green-New-Deal-loving radicals. It’s time that Congress put a stop to...
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.
June 17th, 2021
On Wednesday, I joined my House colleagues in a press conference to discuss bipartisan antitrust reforms that seek to address abuses of market power by big tech companies.
June 10th, 2021
Congressional Democrats and the Biden administration have embarked on a massive spending spree, placing the burden of the ensuing inflation crisis on American families and small businesses.
June 4th, 2021
The United States – thanks to smart policies like the 2018 Farm Bill – retains the safest, most abundant, and affordable food supply in the world. Producers in West Texas play a large part in this accomplishment, and...
May 26th, 2021
Restaurant Recovery funds are currently vulnerable to fraud and abuse, keeping deserving businesses from getting the help they need to support their hard working employees and stay afloat. It is important the program has the...
May 18th, 2021
In a time when small businesses are still rebuilding from the COVID-19 pandemic, we should not reinstate onerous regulations that will place heavy penalties on American business owners.
May 7th, 2021
I recently met once again with the Texas Farm Bureau and some of our local farmers and ranchers at a Weatherford farm to discuss how I can continue to ensure that their voices are heard in Washington.
April 23rd, 2021
Biden is expected to release the proposal next week as part of the tax increases to fund social spending in the forthcoming “American Families Plan.”
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.