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.
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...
inflation
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:...
This week, Democrats blocked my bill to strike their new taxes on energy production that will drive costs up even higher for American families.
The Texas Association of Business recently launched its imigration webinar series on the economic impact of immigration. As the state’s economy continues to grow and more businesses move to Texas, immigrants are needed to...
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) joined Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) and 93 of his Republican colleagues in sending a letter to Speaker Pelosi calling on her to hold President Joe Biden...
gov handouts
President Biden announced his unconstitutional plan to transfer at least $300 Billion dollars of student loan debt to American taxpayers.
floor remarks
Last week, I voted against the called “Inflation Reduction Act,” a piece of legislation that weakens American businesses, increases the costs of energy for families, hikes taxes, and funds a new, 87,000-person strong IRS...
commerce
I introduced three pieces of legislation that will improve marine highway transportation, extend the life of the International Space Station through 2030, and ensure commercial service airports that meet certain criteria...
manchin schumer bill
I made the following remarks on voting against Senate Democrats’ reckless tax-and-spending bill. Video can be found here.
WASHINGTON— On Monday, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) and Senator Lindsey Graham (SC) announced the “Let Experienced Pilots Fly Act,” which will help alleviate the pilot shortage by raising the mandatory commercial pilot retirement...
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...
commitment to america
I am proud to join House Republicans in unveiling the 
Immigration is a highly complicated issue, and for complex problems, Congress has traditionally needed an emergency to act. There hasn’t been one to force Congress's hand up to this point.
inflation
I released a statement following the report that prices spiked 8.3% in August 2022, higher than expected.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an op-ed carried by RealClear Politics, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) called out the lack of fiscal sanity in Washington and mentioned the urgent need for an Article V Convention of States to...
Let’s be clear - there is no way to ‘cancel’ student debt. This will cost every taxpayer an average of $2100. Someone will pay the price for this policy and the price is likely to be felt by every American in the form of...
inflation
I released the following statement after news that inflation remains at historical highs, with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 8.5 percent. This report comes just days before House Democrats are set to pass a massive,...
gov spending
On the House floor, I discussed Senate Democrats’ reckless tax-and-spending bill that will be voted on later this weekend. Excerpts of my remarks are below:It sprung to life unbeknownst, I believe, to virtually all the ...
The Biden White House is undertaking an Orwellian effort that ignores history in order to try to redefine the actual definition of the term ‘recession’ in order to avoid bad headlines.
Mornings with Maria
The Biden Administration and Congressional Democrats are completely out of touch with the American people. In the midst of an inflation crisis, their policies are pushing wasteful spending and open borders.

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