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.
December 17th, 2019
However, I do not agree with your recent description of the immigration provisions in the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (HR-5038).
December 2nd, 2019
Pro-government, anti-entrepreneur memes spread like wildfire on social media, particularly Facebook.A recent one criticizes Jeff Bezos on the grounds that his $98.5 million to help the homeless just isn’t enough.
November 22nd, 2019
Yesterday on the floor, I emphasized the importance of ratifying the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which would include provisions to bolster the North American Development Bank (NADB), improving cross-border trade...
November 12th, 2019
With 128,000 jobs added in October, this is a solid report that shows workers continue to be the driver in this strong economy.
November 7th, 2019
Forty-five Texas business leaders and I signed on to a letter to Senators Cornyn and Cruz asking them to pass a legislative solution to protect Dreamers from deportation before the Supreme Court rules on the DACA case in the...
November 4th, 2019
Conservative and moderate Lawmakers and leaders in the business, faith, and law enforcement communities will gather on November 7th in Washington, DC to discuss immigration reform and hear from panels of experts at the ...
October 31st, 2019
Yesterday, a bipartisan group of 20 Republican and 24 Democrat lawmakers introduced an immigration bill called the
October 11th, 2019
This is Main Street’s tax code. For the first time, small businesses can take advantage of a historic 20-percent deduction. This change in our tax code was designed to help small businesses compete, grow, and win.
October 8th, 2019
I’m grateful to the Trump Administration for taking concrete steps to expand market access and foster free, fair trade for our nation around the globe. This agreement means a great deal to Texas agriculture, especially our...
September 26th, 2019
Texas’ Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-8) said recently that our GDP growth slowed to 2% in the second quarter of this year primarily because of workforce shortages.
December 6th, 2019
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act is ready for a vote in the House of Representatives. It has 25 Republican and 28 Democrat co-sponsors. It is great to see Democrat and Republican lawmakers finally working on immigration...
November 26th, 2019
For thousands of years, taxation has shaped history both openly and in ways that are more obscure. Dominic Frisby takes us through a whirlwind tour of the history of taxation, full of outrage and insight, and stories even...
November 12th, 2019
With less than one year until the Presidential election, House Democrats are doing all they can to take power away from the American people – because they’ve admitted that if they don’t impeach President Trump, he will get...
November 11th, 2019
As we pause today to reflect on the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans, it is important that we all commit to ensuring they are as successful as possible when returning home.
November 6th, 2019
Tuesday, a group of almost 50 business leaders from across Texas released an open letter to U.S.
November 4th, 2019
I recently sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, urging him to remove language in U.S. trade agreements similar to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which provides "near -...
October 24th, 2019
...to pass legislation granting 700,000 DACA recipients and 1.6 million Dreamers permission to remain in this country. Most DACA recipients are contributing to our economy. They have passed background checks...
October 10th, 2019
At a recent Texas Summit on Immigration in Houston last week, my good friend Stan Marek, co-founder of TXSIP and CEO of MAREK, explained a sensible immigration policy we call “ID and Tax.”
September 30th, 2019
Saturday, I participated in a live recording of MSNBC's ‘Why is This Happening?' with Chris Hayes at the annual Texas Tribune Festival. There, Sen. Cruz and Hayes had a wide-ranging discussion on domestic and foreign policy...
September 24th, 2019
Last week, I caught up with FOX Business’ Neil Cavuto to talk about trade, taxes, and the current state of the American worker.