Economy

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.
The Keystone XL pipeline could deliver safe and affordable energy supplies from Canada to Texas refineries, bringing in 830,000 barrels of oil a day and helping to create or support 20,000 American jobs.For five years,...
I recently posted about what I think is a practical and necessary prescription for campaigning, pursuing, and unifying all Republicans. It is hardly a novel ambition, but has become ever more so in the popular culture, only...
The chatter around the Capitol so far about the race for the Texas Senate seat formerly held by Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, has primarily focused on the two House members in the...
Texas Patriots PAC makes recommendations in Senate District 4 Race(The Woodlands, Texas) –Texas Patriots PAC, a non-partisan Tea Party organization dedicated to the election of candidates who share their...
Last week, I told you about legislation I’ve introduced to reform the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to make it work better for landowners, communities, and species. The law is in need of reform—in the 40 years since it was...
Yesterday I met with U.S. Coast Guard Captain Ogyrdziak and others involved with cleaning the beaches after the March 22 Texas City Y bunker oil spill. The bulk of the oil came ashore along the environmentally sensitive...
Today I released the following statement regarding the Department of Labor’s March jobs report: While additional job creation is always welcome news, today’s report serves as a reminder that ObamaCare is holding back our...
This past Saturday I met up with Gordy Bunch at the Port of Beaumont, Texas. Mr. Bunch is running for Texas State Senate District 4. This will be a special election, which will be held on Saturday, May 10th due to the...
On Thursday, Congressman Jim Bridenstine and I introduced complementary legislation, S. 2170 and H.R. 4286, to empower the private sector to create good-paying, American jobs and spur economic growth by harnessing our nation...
According to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, two out of three Americans believe our country is on the wrong track and nearly six in 10 say that the economy has not even started to recover. Under President...
The following is a press release from the Gordy Bunch for Texas Senate campaign.HOUSTON, April 18, 2014 – With the endorsement of the Houston Chronicle, Gordy Bunch takes the lead in the race for Texas State Senate, District...
Every week, I hear from farmers, ranchers, and small business owners who are hoping for a simpler, fairer tax code that will help them grow their businesses. Tax reform can help us strengthen the economy and create jobs....
A Texas House Committee has set a hearing on the issue of worker misclassification and what more the state may need to do to combat the problem that is particularly rampant in the construction industry.The House Business and...
The recent uptick in American energy production is one of those economic miracles not thought possible a decade ago. Oil and gas production will reduce the United States' dependence on imports, and we may be become an energy...
I issued the following statement after introducing The Eliminating Improper & Abusive IRS Audits Act of 2014 to provide further accountability and greater taxpayer protection against IRS abuse:As we approach the deadline...
On Thursday the House approved H.R. 2575, the Save American Workers Act, which repeals ObamaCare’s misguided 30-hour rule. This rule redefines “full time” employment as 30 hours per week instead of 40. Due to the looming...
The following article originally appeared on The Quorum Report and was republished with permission.Hoping to add a sense of urgency for Texas Republicans in Washington, business groups that represent thousands of...
The following is a press release:Austin, TX — Several associations – spanning hotels, restaurants, landowners, citrus growers, and retailers – today announced their joint effort to press Congress to pass immigration reform...
As Chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, I held a hearing with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr. today to examine the Obama administration’s fiscal year 2015 (FY15) budget and its priorities....
The Napoleon of Siberia, Putin, controls Ukraine and other European countries by holding their energy needs hostage. Russia uses gas as a political and economic weapon to manipulate its neighbors.This does not have to be,...

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