July 20th, 2020
Earlier this month, the Department of Labor announced that the economy added an astounding 4.8 million jobs in the month of June, shattering economists’ expectations. This was the largest monthly jobs gain in the history of...
November 12th, 2019
With 128,000 jobs added in October, this is a solid report that shows workers continue to be the driver in this strong economy.
August 2nd, 2019
Payroll growth rose in line with expectations in July and the unemployment rate remained at 3.7% amid a sharp jump in the size of the labor force to its highest level ever.
May 13th, 2019
Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its own employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages.
June 6th, 2018
The Department of Labor issued a report last week that the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, the lowest it’s been in 18 years. With almost one million jobs created since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law...
May 17th, 2018
Yesterday, I joined Brian Kilmeade on Fox News Radio’s “The Brian Kilmeade Show” to discuss the economy, tax reform, and the need to get Americans off of the sidelines and back into the workforce. On jobs coming back...
May 11th, 2017
Last week, Rob Wittman (R-VA), Gene Green (D-TX) and Allen Lowenthal (D-CA), and I introduced legislation (H.R. 2286) intended to advance the capabilities of two-year community and technical colleges to...
November 9th, 2011
After Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich finished with the bloggers in the TexasGOPVote blogger room, we were joined by Gingrich adviser Peter Ferrara. Ferrera discussed a wide variety of economic topics with several of the...
July 10th, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program helped retain more than 220,000 jobs in the 10th Congressional District of Texas. Understanding what this program would mean for Texans back at home, I was a strong supporter of the PPP in...
September 3rd, 2019
Another good week in the greatest state in the nation.I got to check out fighter jets at Boeing's facility in San Antonio and cut the ribbon on the new F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fleet Service Life Modification contract, which...
August 1st, 2019
Three Texas cities have passed paid sick-leave ordinances, but implementation of the rules in San Antonio and Austin has stalled amid court challenges.
September 24th, 2018
As Chairman of the House Rules Committee, I issued the following statement today after the U.S.
June 5th, 2018
During the Obama administration the hiring policy/process for air traffic controllers was changed — radically changed. For the average person to get their head wrapped around this insane policy should be ...
January 31st, 2018
I released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address:
October 15th, 2012
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have made their bailout of General Motors Company (GM) the shining star on their re-election tree. Their claim is they saved the jobs of GM employees.
July 1st, 2009
In a compelling Washington Post article (subscription required) Fortune magazine editor at large Geoff Colvin reminds us that "what's politically irresistible is economically nonsensical".