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.
cybersecurity
This week, we learned that the Federal Bureau of Investigation identified an attempted cyber-attack on the Boston Children's Hospital as having been perpetrated by hackers working for the Iranian government. 
inflation
I issued the following statement after the release of the May Jobs Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
WHO
This week I introduced the Protecting American Sovereignty Act to prevent the Biden Administration from surrendering U.S. sovereignty to the World Health Organization (WHO) through the proposed Global Pandemic Treaty.
China
American taxpayer dollars should never be used to enrich the Chinese Communist Party. My bill to prevent DHS grants from going to universities that host Confucius Institutes is a critical step in confronting China's threats...
baby formula
Right now, American families are struggling to find baby formula on the shelves, and the Democrats solution was to pass a $28 million payout to the FDA - an organization that has completely botched the formula shortage...
WHO logo
On Friday, I sent a letter opposing any additional authority or resources for the World Health Organization (WHO) that would compromise the sovereignty of the United States.
NATO
I joined 15 of my House colleagues in a bipartisan resolution strongly supporting the applications of Finland and Sweden to NATO.
I recently introduced the Rural Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Accountability Act to make tax filing easier for Americans who live in rural areas and to provide much needed oversight of the IRS.
inflation
The recent weeks have brought more bad news in our continuing crisis.Let’s review some highlights:Record gas and diesel prices at the pump and in reaction, Biden-Harris canceled lease sales to the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska...
baby formula
I have written a letter to President Joe Biden calling on his administration to address the baby formula shortage that is hurting Texas and other states around the country.
tank plant
This week Senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, Doug Bush, and I visited Lima's tank plant, the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center (...
Uvalde shooting
Texas Governor Greg Abbott called for a review of school safety requirements and additional hardening one week after 19 students and two teachers were gunned down in Uvalde.
supreme court
The Supreme Court voted 5-4 late on May 31 to temporarily block a Texas law that prevents social media platforms from censoring users based on their political views.
NASIC
This week House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and I toured the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) and received a national security briefing at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC).
ukraine
Thursday night, I joined Tucker Carlson on Fox News to call out Congress for passing a bill that sends 40 billion dollars to Ukraine without serious debate — and while ignoring the American people suffering from inflation....
Blackwell School
I released the following statement after my Blackwell School National Historic Site Act, which would establish the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas as a National Historic site and become a part of the National Park System,...
baby formula
I issued the following statement after voting "NO" on H.R. 7790, which would give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) $28 million dollars in response to the Biden Administration's baby formula shortage:
I questioned Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell Smith on the recent string of suicides on the USS George Washington. The line of questioning was part of a House Appropriations hearing regarding Navy and...
military
This week Stephanie Bice (R-OK), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), and I introduced the
high speed rail
Jake Ellzey (TX-06), Michael McCaul (TX-10), and I sent an amicus letter to the Supreme Court of Texas warning of Texas Central Railroad's lack of progress and funding at the federal level for their proposed Dallas to...

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