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 13th, 2022
On Tuesday, Congressman Lance Gooden (R-Texas) joined America’s Newsroom to discuss the arrest of FTX founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, as well as his desire to see politicians in Washington work with the bankruptcy court to...
December 1st, 2022
Congressman Troy E. Nehls (R-TX-22), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, took to the House Floor to speak on the legislation to tentatively adopt the agreement that was agreed to by eight out...
November 21st, 2022
Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced the Ensuring America's Critical Infrastructure Act, which would codify 16 infrastructure sectors as “critical infrastructure.” These sectors include Chemical, Commercial...
November 14th, 2022
With prices rising and real wages falling, many Americans are struggling to make ends meet. They are increasingly turning to credit cards and other debt to fill the gap. But that creates other problems.
November 4th, 2022
Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) hosted a press conference with Central Washington producers and agriculture industry representatives to urge the Senate to pass his landmark legislation, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, ...
November 1st, 2022
The Democrat party has held complete control of the federal government for nearly two years. During this time, they have spent over $9 Trillion in taxpayer money. This exorbitant spending is causing inflation to skyrocket...
October 19th, 2022
I recently visited the Port of Corpus Christi to discuss energy security and the expansion of the liquified natural gas (LNG) industry in Texas. My visit included tours of the Cheniere LNG facility, the Port of Corpus...
October 13th, 2022
On National Farmer’s Day, I sent a letter to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler expressing concern over the SEC’s proposed climate disclosure rule, which will harm U.S. agriculture producers...
October 6th, 2022
Today, as the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals largely affirmed the decision of a lower court that found that the DACA program was created illegally, more than 1,000 evangelical Christians from every state in the country sent a...
October 4th, 2022
After the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation, August’s personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index rose 6.2 percent from the year previous–much higher than expected–I issued the following statement:...
December 1st, 2022
A recent episode of the Rational Middle of Immigration Podcast discussed the need for solutions to manage flows of migration at the southern border and the use of Title 42 by the Biden Administration to "kick the can down...
November 23rd, 2022
The U.S. immigration system is too restrictive and bureaucratic. The result is chaos along the U.S.-Mexico border, wait times for legal visas that sometimes extend for decades, and a reduction in economic and cultural...
November 17th, 2022
Our leaders in Congress must finally work together in a bipartisan fashion to provide this protection by passing a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers. Compromise is necessary.
November 8th, 2022
I released the following statement after introducing the Supporting Market Access to Reinvigorate Trade (SMART) Act of 2022 alongside Reps.
November 3rd, 2022
On October 22, 2022 the small town of approximately 10,000 people, Robstown, Texas hosted a Trump Rally at Richard M.
October 20th, 2022
This past week we celebrated National Farmer's Day, honoring the hardworking farmers and ranchers who keep food on our tables and clothes on our backs.
October 18th, 2022
I released the following statement after news that inflation continues to remain at historical highs, with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 8.2 percent.
October 12th, 2022
U.S. influence has been eroded in a part of the world where we were once poised to hold sway, and China has moved in to play an increasingly dominant role. This must change.
October 6th, 2022
Texas business leaders – including the Texas Association of Business, Texas Business Leadership Council, Texas Restaurant Association, Texas Retailers Association, Texas Nursery & Landscaping Association, Rio Grande...