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Put simply: We are for limited government that works. At TexasGOPVote, we will work as a watchdog to help our state lawmakers and our congressional delegation pull in the reins on unnecessary spending and government bureaucracy. You better believe we’ll expose politicians who seek to act outside the bounds set by the Forefathers in the Constitutions of Texas and the United States.
Senate Bill 10, focused on connecting children to mental health services, was knocked out of contention with a parliamentary maneuver Tuesday night but was revived as an amendment to another bill hours later. It's one of...
Roughly 20 American combat war veterans take their own lives each day, and veterans who have regular contact with VA health services are less likely to commit suicide than those with little or no interactions. We must keep...
Air Force historian Matt Scales said there’s no question that the twin-engine plane is the same one that led the main D-Day invasion. 
The conflict in Syria is complicated, and the potential solutions are not perfect, but our only choice is to advance policies that can stop the growing threats to U.S. interests, Israel, and regional security and stability...
Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter...
Brandon Creighton
Cities and Counties in Texas will still be able to tell private employers that they must provide paid sick leave, something Republicans in the Legislature failed to rein in this year. The Texas House on Sunday effectively...
The Office of Financial Research is another example of unnecessary government overreach that not only serves as a drain on American taxpayer dollars but also is harmful to hardworking Americans and small business owners....
The bill would legalize hemp and hemp-derived extracts like CBD oil as long as they contain no more than 0.3% of tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive element in marijuana known as THC. 
The BDS movement wages economic war against our friend and ally Israel, as well as all people of Jewish faith. The recent anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric coming from some of my Democratic colleagues is not just hateful...
uber in Austin, Texas
Prior to what turned out to be a disappointing IPO for investors, ridesharing giant Uber Technologies told the federal government that it was moving to settle thousands of claims by drivers that they should be compensa
Really what they're doing is squandering what they got in the last election, which is a working majority in the House of Representatives to work with us and work together to try to pass legislation that would benefit the...
We must work together to shut the backdoor of illegal immigration so that we can keep open the front door of legal immigration. This will protect American wages and strengthen our workforce, and I support President Trump’s...
The bipartisan Disaster Recovery Funding Act would start a timer – a shot clock, if you will – on when OMB must release the money, giving them 60 days to get these dollars untangled from the red tape and get them to the...
Created in 1992, the Parallel Track allowed individuals to access breakthrough drugs to treat HIV/AIDS years ahead of such drugs' final FDA approval, while these drugs were still in Phase II and III clinical trials....
The United States is a critical partner in a violent and turbulent region and we must stand with Israel against rising antisemitism around the world.
I issued the following statements regarding H.R. 5, the Equality Act; H.R.
This bipartisan bill deters criminal, unsolicited robocall scams by giving federal officials more time to find scammers, increasing penalties for those who are caught, and promoting the use of caller authentication to...
These funds will help the many families and communities in my district that are continuing to rebuild their lives after Harvey.
Today during National Police Week, I announced that I have introduced the Back the Blue Act. The bill would increase penalties against criminals who intentionally target law enforcement officers and provide new tools for...
There's a little more than two weeks left in Texas' regular legislative session. Dozens of bills will pass the Texas House and Senate and make their way to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk between now and May 27. 

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