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.
August 2nd, 2021
Despite their original promises not to profit off the vaccines until the pandemic had ended, both companies are now seizing the opportunity to hike prices charged to governments like those in the EU.
July 27th, 2021
Elon Musk knows a pro-business environment when he sees one, and in Central Texas, we pride ourselves in supporting free enterprise.
July 21st, 2021
Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Colleagues Demand Answers from Biden Administration on Excluding Funding for Port Projects Connected to Fossil Fuels
The budget seemingly attacks the fossil fuel industry in the United States and prohibits funding port projects connected to fossil fuels. If the language is implemented, it could halt all current work on several port...
July 19th, 2021
This bipartisan bill restores an expired tax incentive allowing developers to fully deduct the costs of environmental remediation of brownfields in the year the costs were incurred.
July 15th, 2021
Granger Secures Funding for Texas’ 12th Congressional District Supporting Local Defense Jobs and Economy
As the Republican Leader on the Appropriations Committee, I successfully fought for funding that is vital to Texas’ 12th Congressional district’s national security and local defense jobs.
June 29th, 2021
While meeting with businesses in TX-24, I am constantly told about hiring shortages and the employment difficulties that have been brought on by the pandemic. We have businesses who survived the pandemic only to be forced to...
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
Fear of Coronavirus will no longer be Acceptable Reason for Texans on Unemployment to Turn Down Job Offers
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
Congressman Tony Gonzales Urges DHS Secretary, President Biden to Reassess Travel Restrictions at U.S.-Mexico Border
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
Rep. Fallon Introduces Bipartisan legislation to Prioritize Veteran Employment After COVID-19 Pandemic
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.
July 28th, 2021
The ag community has been through a lot in the last year due to market turmoil caused by COVID-19 and disastrous weather events. I am committed to being a part of the solution so we can make sure our farmers and ranchers...
July 26th, 2021
Cornyn Joins Letter Urging Biden Administration to Abandon the Tax-Hike Proposal on Farmers and Ranchers
I joined Senate Republicans in a letter to President Biden urging him to abandon his effort to impose a capital gains tax increase on family-owned businesses, farms, and ranches.
July 21st, 2021
This legislation reforms the ESA to deliver reasonable, common-sense protections for endangered species while preventing overbearing regulations coming from Washington, DC.
July 19th, 2021
An estimated 1.84 million Americans turned down work to stay on the Biden administration's jobless bonus payroll, according to Morning Consult's latest poll.
July 9th, 2021
Sens. Cruz, Rubio, Warner, Colleagues Send Bipartisan Letter to Ambassador Tai Highlighting Importance of Reconvening Trade Talks With Taiwan
Taiwan is the tenth largest trading partner of the United States-surpassing more populous nations such as India, France, and Italy-and the eighth largest market for American agricultural products. It embraces high standards...
June 22nd, 2021
The decrease comes as Gov. Greg Abbott in May said Texas will opt out of federal jobless assistance to encourage people to go back to work.
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
Sens. Cruz, Scott, Braun, Blackburn Introduce Federal Debt Emergency Control Act to Fight Washington’s Spending & Debt Crisis
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...