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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.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott told reporters he is considering lifting the statewide coronavirus mask mandate. The governor said he is also considering stopping other statewide COVID-19 related orders.
The American people need COVID-19 relief that is targeted, temporary, and focused on conquering this virus and improving our economy. Unfortunately, the bill that passed the House tonight misses the mark on all those points...
The Biden Administration faces increasing criticism for holding unaccompanied migrant children in Border Patrol custody–some longer than the legal 72-hour limit. 
Make no mistake: This top-down, one-size-fits-all mandate will impact our small businesses the most. These mom-and-pop shops already operate on thin margins: the local Main Street restaurants, hardware stores, hair salons,...
The past year has dealt us a tough hand. But I have faith that we'll come through this crisis just as we always have before, together. 
Last year, DFW International Airport became the busiest airport in the world. With the hub driving national and international transport and commerce from our backyard—operating the most takeoffs and landings around the globe...
Leaders of Texas’ executive and legislative branches met on Saturday to protect Texans from an expected spike in their energy bills. The meeting took place via a conference call attended by the governor, lieutenant governor...
A Major Disaster Declaration will allow for more federal dollars and critical resources to flow into our state. Specifically, this declaration will enable individuals to receive direct assistance and deliver long-term...
The purpose of the full committee hearing was to receive testimony from Department of Defense witnesses on the Department’s ongoing support of the government-wide COVID-19 pandemic response, as well as force protection...
I, along with my colleagues in the Republican Study Committee, are committed to standing up to China’s aggression. As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I am proud to introduce the Opposing Business with Chinese...
Trevor Reed has been detained for far too long, for trumped-up charges that current evidence on file does not support. I cannot imagine what Trevor and his family are going through, and I call on the Russian government to...
Providing records in a timely manner is the least the federal government can do for the men and women who have selflessly served our country.
As the Biden Administration makes misguided steps to re-enter the Iran Deal, we have to ensure that funds are staying out of the dangerous hands of terrorist organizations.
Biden proposed the 100-day pause on deportations during his campaign as part of a larger review of immigration enforcement and an attempt to reverse the priorities of former President Donald Trump.
The JCPOA is a significantly flawed agreement where major provisions are set to expire, and the Biden Administration should not reenter into negotiations with Iran without securing permanent prohibitions on Iran nuclear...
The services provided by FEMA’s Individual Assistance programs are essential to helping states and communities recover from disasters. Although the initial effects of this unprecedented winter storm are beginning to...
The Governor and local officials have informed us that the agricultural losses and crop damage across the state are of a magnitude that is beyond the response capabilities of the state and local government.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday blasted the nonprofit operator of Texas' energy grid for its handling of this week's winter storm and called on the Legislature to consider updates to the state's power plants to avoid future...
Winter Storm Uri has wrecked havoc on our state, leaving many North Texans cold, powerless, and lacking critical supplies like food, diapers, and formula. But even in the midst of this storm, our communities are quickly...
While it appears the significant mismatch in energy supply and demand during this cold snap was caused by a variety of factors, various narratives have begun to surface that must be addressed. Texas residents deserve to know...

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