117th Congress

I issued the following statement in response to the National Defense Authorization Act’s (NDAA) passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Last week, Representatives Scott Perry (R-PA), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Lauren Boebert (R-CO), Byron Donalds (R-FL), and Randy Weber (R-TX), and I sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) raising concerns that Pamela...
I applaud the passage of this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in the U.S. House of Representatives. This package includes four amendments authored by me. TX-23 is home to critical military installations...
Wholesale prices for businesses jumped 11.3 percent from the previous year, according to a new Producer Price Index (PPI) report from the Department of Labor. 
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I am excited to report on some of the successes my team and I have achieved in policy, communications, and constituent services since being sworn into Congress a year and a half ago.
I announced last week that Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Airport has been awarded $35,000,000 in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Terminal Program. DFW Airport received funding for a Zero Carbon...
On July 6, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in a case brought by Texas seeking to invalidate the DACA program. The appeals court’s decision is almost certain to tee up a fight in the U.S. Supreme...
border patrol
I successfully included $5,484,000 for a multi-county radio infrastructure upgrade in the first draft of the FY23 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill.
housing market
I introduced H.R. 8235 – the Housing Supply Expansion Act – to help increase the supply of affordable housing by removing archaic red-tape requirements under the Davis-Bacon Act. 
US capitol
I made the following statement after voting against the Senate gun control bill that raises Constitutional concerns.
Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) hosted a press conference with the American Business Immigration Coalition Action (ABIC Action),
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I voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023.
This week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, I questioned UC Berkeley School of Law Professor Khiara M. Bridges on the value of unborn children’s lives. Excerpts are below, and video can be found here. Sen. Cornyn: “Do...
Monday I discussed Senator Schumer’s decision to hold up the funding for the CHIPS for America Act in a futile attempt to try and pass his reckless spending legislation. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video...
jobs outlook
I released the following statement on the Bureau of Labor Statistics June jobs report:
prescription drugs
This week, I announced that my bill, the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act, which allows physicians to prescribe buprenorphine without first obtaining a waiver, passed the House, 402 to 20, Wednesday, June 22. ...
veterans affairs
Last week, I urged the Committee on Veterans Affairs to amend H.R. 3967, the PACT Act, to offset its cost and ensure it does not create severe backlogs in VA treatment. 
After the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation increased by 6.3 percent from the year previous, I issued the following statement:
human trafficking
I released the following statement after at least 48 people died in an abandoned tractor trailer in San Antonio, TX, and an additional two people died later at the hospital. An additional 14 people remain at a local hospital...
A coalition of leading law enforcement, mental health, domestic violence, and education groups have endorsed my Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, and multiple Editorial Boards have voiced their support.



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