117th Congress

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...
In a recent series of TexasGOPVote articles, the author proposes that fixing the broken immigration system will require bipartisan legislation involving three main policies: improving security, adjusting legal immigration to...
U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson and I introduced the Find and Protect Foster Youth Act.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its March Consumer Price Index reporting that prices surged further by 8.5 percent from the previous year, the highest increase in 40 years.
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 
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and I released the following statements after our Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, a bill to authorize the President to enter into lend-lease agreements with Ukraine to provide...
Brady remarks
Facing 40-year high inflation that has wiped out the wage gains from the T
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:
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...
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....
I have been named to represent the House Energy & Commerce Committee in negotiations between the House’s United States Innovation and Competition (USICA) and the Senate’s U.S. Innovation and Competition (COMPETES) Acts...
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...
Van Duyne remarks
This week, I offered an amendment to Democrats' H.R. 3807. This amendment would ensure law enforcement has the time to investigate and prosecute those who defrauded taxpayers.
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...
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...
In a victory for border security efforts, H.R. 4209, the DHS Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Defense Act I introduced, passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday. 
This legislation is critical for ensuring steady offshore oil and gas production. Without a renewed plan, there is potential for unnecessary delays, creating significant uncertainty for the offshore oil and gas industries....
There's little relief for workers in March's job report as job creation slows and inflation continues to rise. Wages just can’t keep up with President Biden's raging inflation, which is accelerating.



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