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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.
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Rep. Delgado and I led the bipartisan One-Stop Shop for Small Business Compliance Act of 2021 (H.R. 4877), to help small businesses navigate the web of federal regulations governing their business operations. This bill...
IRS
On Tuesday, I sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) condemning the agency’s lax oversight of tax-exempt organizations and demanding reforms to the financial reporting requirements for these groups.
Congressman Jake Ellzey (R-TX-06) and Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32), members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, co-led the introduction of the Fiscal Year 2022 Veterans Affairs Major Medical Facility...
Twitter
18 House Republicans have demanded that Twitter's board preserve all records related to Elon Musk's buyout offer - suggesting that they will conduct a congressional probe if their party regains control of the chamber this...
U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle ruled that the federal mask mandate on planes, trains, buses and other modes of public transportation is “unlawful.”
Steve Ruhlen rejoins the office of Congresswoman Granger from the government affairs firm Total Spectrum where he was a partner. From 2001-2003, Steve served in the White House as deputy assistant for legislative affairs to...
ghost guns
I announced that I will introduce a Congressional Review Act Joint Resolution of Disapproval (CRA) to prohibit President Biden’s Department of Justice from implementing a new rule to expand firearm definitions. Sens....
inflation
The Department of Labor’s Producer Price Index showed the highest surge in wholesale prices on record.Inflation is clearly out of control, and with record higher wholesale prices for businesses -- at double digit inflation...
gas pump
There are many ways to reduce oil and gas costs, none of which the Biden administration supports, which includes reducing the Biden regulations on oil companies; accelerating pipeline permits; encourage banks to loan to oil...
offshore oil
David B. McKinley (W.Va.-01), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and I introduced a bill to clarify the extent of the President’s authority to...
health care
After the Biden Administration announced it would appeal the Texas District Court’s ruling that reasserted Congress’s clear writing of the No Surprises Act, I issued the following statement:
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Thursday, on the anniversary of routing the Mexican dictator Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto, Texas celebrated the hard-won birth of our republic and the restoration of our God-given liberties as a people. The...
medicaid
I released the following statement after the Biden Administration’s Center for Medicaid Services (CMS) Director reversed their earlier decision to rescind Texas’ previously-approved 1115 waiver and put the health of low-...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Van Duyne published an Op-ed in The Washington Examiner, cowritten by Robert Henneke of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, on the CDC's unconstitutional mask mandate for airplane...
stolen data
Nearly 10 months later, the Biden Administration still does not know what taxpayer data was stolen and leaked to ProPublica last summer. It’s hard to investigate a crime when you don’t know what was stolen.
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The following joint statement was issued by Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13), in addition to Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Richard Burr (R-NC), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Ben Sasse (R-NE) after...
U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson and I introduced the Find and Protect Foster Youth Act.
brain health
After the Biden Administration’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced its decision to severely restrict coverage of an FDA-approved Alzheimer’s drug – despite repeated and 
tony gonzales
On Wednesday, I questioned the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough on the status of the new VA healthcare center in El Paso during the House Appropriations Committee’s hearing on the VA budget for...
Brady remarks
Facing 40-year high inflation that has wiped out the wage gains from the T

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