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.
September 17th, 2021
To commemorate this year's Small Business Week, the House Small Business Committee honored small business owners from across the country by allowing them to testify on behalf of their enterprises.
September 15th, 2021
I will celebrate Small Business Week by visiting small businesses around #TX24, testifying with a local small business in front of the Small Business Committee, and spotlighting small business in our community every day this...
September 7th, 2021
The Small Business Administration has overseen nearly $1 trillion in financial assistance during this pandemic. This enormous responsibility should be matched with strong oversight on where this taxpayer money is going.
September 3rd, 2021
I recently joined David Asman on Fox Business to warn that Democrats voting for President Biden’s $5 trillion economic agenda will increase taxes on working families and small businesses, while making America less...
August 25th, 2021
We need to recapture that ethic and that commitment to real work. Blue-collar workers aren’t disposable costs, and until our industry abandons its obsession with short-term profit, the housing crisis will continue.
August 11th, 2021
I recently delivered remarks on the Senate floor urging my colleagues to support my amendment to the infrastructure package that would remove harmful regulations on the emerging cryptocurrency industry.
August 5th, 2021
As much of the American West faces widespread droughts, farmers and ranchers in central Arizona bear the brunt. They face crop losses and thinner cows as irrigation canals dry.
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
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...
September 16th, 2021
Save big and see demonstrations of the latest products by DeWalt, Southwire, Motorola, Werner, KNAACK, Metaltech, Igloo and Stabila.
September 8th, 2021
For many folks, a tax increase isn’t just the difference between a few less dollars in their pockets every month; it’s the difference between keeping their family farm or being forced to sell it.
September 7th, 2021
Small businesses are crucial to fueling our local economy. This funding will help small business owners lease office space, get help from local business owners, and relocate within the city districts.
September 2nd, 2021
A dearth of workers is slowing our recovery from the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19. Overly large unemployment insurance checks, an expanded welfare state and immigration restrictions have reduced the supply of...
August 13th, 2021
Honey bees play a tremendous role in our lives pollinating plants and producing honey, and their hard work contributes a whopping $15 billion to the American economy every year!
August 6th, 2021
The trend of major US companies requiring workers to get vaccinated continued Friday with United Airlines, which became the first major US carrier to require its staff to be vaccinated.
August 3rd, 2021
Now more than ever, we must ensure our supply chains are protected. We saw first-hand the effects of supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 last year, so it is essential we act now to identify vulnerabilities.
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
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.