Republicans must come together to stand for policies that strengthen the core of society: The traditional family. Marriage must be protected. Life must be respected. Liberals suggest the policies we embrace are “divisive wedge issues,” but they could not be more wrong. Policies that strengthen the family are essential to a GOP that keeps its core conservative principles.
January 7th, 2022
Local media outlet reports indicate the employees of a West Texas nursing home walked out and left residents without proper levels of care following complaints of staffing shortages over the past weekend.
December 23rd, 2021
This a horrifying way to die, and absolutely preventable. Their families and our community deserve answers to make sure this never happens again.
December 16th, 2021
I was proud to be joined by Secretary McDonough to honor the fallen heroes and their families, including my grandparents, in San Antonio.
December 7th, 2021
Today, we the living, remember who gave their last full measure of devotion to a cause greater than themselves, and those still with us who stand as living monuments to sacrifice and selfless service.
November 11th, 2021
This Veterans Day, we pause to honor the sacrifices made by millions of Americans in uniform on behalf of this great nation.
November 10th, 2021
As many folks are preparing for travel plans over the holidays, please keep in mind that the U.S. Department of State is not currently able to process passport applications at the same rate as before the pandemic.
November 8th, 2021
This timeless Texas classic is known for many things, including annual competitions sure to cook up delicious entries. From Flatonia to Galveston to Pflugerville, the Lone Star State is known for hosting some of the best...
October 29th, 2021
Active-duty servicemembers are not the only ones making sacrifices for our freedoms - their families are too. It is our responsibility to provide them with the support they need while their loved ones are in the line of duty...
October 21st, 2021
On Wednesday I spoke on the House floor to highlight October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As a child, I spent time in domestic violence shelters after me and my mother left an abusive home.Watch my full...
September 27th, 2021
She lost her life in the line of duty which serves as a solemn reminder of the selfless sacrifices that law enforcement officers and their families make each day.
December 30th, 2021
According to this timeless Southern tradition, eating a black-eyed pea on New Year’s Day brings good luck for the year ahead.
December 20th, 2021
The freedom to work with faith-based agencies is vital to many foster families. Many studies have shown that faith is often a key motivator in a family’s decision to foster children. Families recruited through church or...
December 14th, 2021
The percentage of homicides for which someone is criminally charged has steadily declined from over 90 percent in 1965 to under 65 percent in 2018 – resulting in more than 250,000 Americans becoming victims of homicides for...
November 22nd, 2021
Voting against Democrats and liberal policies is not illegal and does not warrant a federal investigation, and I stand with parents, students, and local leaders to shine a light on this overreach.
November 11th, 2021
Today we honor America’s veterans for the sacrifices they have made, putting their lives on the line to fulfill the promise of freedom.
November 9th, 2021
The names of all eight victims killed during Friday's Astroworld Festival were released on Monday.
November 8th, 2021
To all of our Nation’s Veterans—whether you fought in Afghanistan, Vietnam, or wherever your service took you, this country stands with you.
October 25th, 2021
The Houston Astros earned yet another trip to the World Series, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series.
October 14th, 2021
Often listed among the Safest and Best Places to Live in America, this city strives to serve its citizens at every stage of life — from young families buying their first homes, to empty-nesters who cannot imagine living...
September 24th, 2021
I sent a letter to the Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin asking them to help the family members of U.S. servicemembers who are currently trapped in Afghanistan, and for details on what...