Government

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.
covid
I released the following statement after his bipartisan State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Fiscal Recovery, Infrastructure, and Disaster Relief Flexibility Act was included in the COVID-19 relief package:
Last week I joined my colleagues on the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Military Construction and Veterans Affairs in an oversight hearing on substandard housing conditions in privatized military housing.
Pat Fallon
Last week, I joined six of my colleagues on a bipartisan congressional delegation (CODEL) to Eastern Europe. We traveled to the region to observe the humanitarian crisis being created by Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine...
If we do not make the investments our military needs today, we will not be able to defend our nation or our allies in the future. The security of the free world depends on a credible American military.
Almost 300 people were released from Harris County Jail after a glitch caused a computer system to go down for two days.
Our nation’s military servicemembers, both past and present, deserve to be honored for their sacrifices to our great nation. I am proud to join my community in recognizing the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Museum for doing just that...
I accepted the honor during the 56th annual Texas Legislative Conference hosted by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce.
Supreme Court
During the middle of Judge Jackson’s first day of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, after more than half of Republicans had finished their questions, a Democrat member disclosed that she had access to...
wildfire
Wednesday, I led a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack urging the Department of Agriculture to utilize all tools at their disposal to assist producers affected by the devastating wildfires in Texas.The letter was co-...
Poland, Germany, and really all of our NATO allies in Europe have been heroic in their response. It was heartwarming to see how they have opened their hearts, doors, and homes to the women and children, the elderly and...
These illegal marketplaces are a hub and a safe haven for some of society’s most dangerous criminals, and as these bad actors get more advanced, we need to ensure our law enforcement has the proper tools to crack down on...
You can’t fix bad energy policy by releasing oil from our strategic reserve.
I introduced the Cyber Deterrence and Response Act of 2022. The bill works to deter foreign nation-states from perpetuating cyberattacks against American critical infrastructure—including the energy sector.
Her death is a solemn reminder of the sacrifices our men and women in green - and their families - make every day. I am proud to have her legacy live on in our district by renaming the Rocksprings Border Patrol station in...
retirement
Tuesday, I voted against H.R. 2954. There are indeed many provisions in the bill that I support, including those that provide much needed flexibilities that will help Americans save for their retirement.
I strongly believe that the American people know best what to do with their own money, and by supporting the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Act, we can make sure they have that chance.
Our current disability compensation system is outdated, and it prevents our Nation’s finest from receiving the benefits they rightfully deserve in a timely manner.
During the initial round of questioning in the confirmation hearing for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, as member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on The Constitution, I highlighted the...
missing child
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and I introduced the Find and Protect Foster Youth Act, which would create a feedback loop between states and the U.S...
balance
If you are a Common Sense reader, you are by now highly aware of the phenomenon of institutional capture. From the start, we have covered the ongoing saga of how America’s most important institutions have been transformed by...

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