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.
Recently in the Senate Judiciary Committee, I discussed how Vanita Gupta’s ties to the firm Avantor, which sells a chemical involved in the illicit drug trade in Mexico, disqualify her for the position of Associate Attorney...
The Houston City Council on Wednesday formally confirmed Mayor Sylvester Turner's pick for the city's new police chief, current Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner.
Head Start Programs provide vital services to many of our local families through child care, nutritional programs, sponsored meals and many other initiatives. I am thrilled to see HHS invest significant funds into Kids Are...
While Democrats defund our police and throw open our borders for cartels and criminals to exploit, the last thing anyone should do is take away Americans' right to defend themselves; as the founders wrote, that right shall...
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told members of the House Judiciary Committee that releasing migrants into Texas border communities without testing them for COVID-19 was a mistake.
I voted to help pass the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act. This two-month extension will allow more small businesses to take advantage of remaining funds in the PPP program, which has supported about 1 in 3 jobs in...
The State of Texas says it will allow all adults to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting March 29.
As the Biden Administration continues to roll back policies that have weakened our southern border, it is important now more than ever that law enforcement officials have the tools to stop bad actors from entering the U.S....
Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday named Troy Finner the new chief of police in Houston, after current Chief Art Acevedo announced he was leaving to lead the Miami Police Department.
Late last year we saw the ATF attempt to make a rule that would have cost the industry more than $1.25 billion. The fact an unelected bureaucrat could make a rule hurting the American economy and American jobs to that extent...
This bipartisan legislation would prohibit the Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) from clawing back the final retirement benefit paid to a veteran the month that they pass. 
We need to tread lightly when discussing more regulation, rules, compulsory actions, and behavior. The market should drive wages – the free market.
A former top U.S. health official says he thinks the coronavirus originated in a lab in Wuhan, China, and began spreading as early as September 2019.
I recently introduced a bill honoring the U.S. Capitol Police.
The Woke's goal is to demonize Dr. Seuss and award him the scarlet letter of "R" (racist). This is part of the pattern we are dealing with, the goal to rip up our existing culture because it is racist and replace it with...
We are making real progress on Covid, thanks to Operation Warp Speed led by President Trump and President Biden's efforts. This is an example of building on past successes. It is true Biden doesn't want to share credit, bad...
U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and I wrote a letter to President Biden asking him to address the surge in migrants at the southern border and reaffirming our commitment to work on bipartisan legislation to help solve...
As we continue to combat the pandemic, local health centers have become more important than ever. These funds allow for critical investments to be made in our communities, specifically to our medically underserved and rural...
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The House of Representatives just passed two sensible immigration bills!
I issued the following statements Wednesday after voting against Democrats’ Equal Rights Amendment, H.J. Res. 79, and Violence Against Women Act, H.R. 1620.

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