October 14th, 2022
Opioids like fentanyl have claimed the lives of our family members, friends, and neighbors at alarming rates across the country. Confronting the ongoing opioid epidemic requires us to act on multiple fronts.
March 21st, 2022
I led a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Reauthorization Act, which would reauthorize critical grants for mental health courts, crisis intervention teams, and...
February 22nd, 2022
As a former federal prosecutor, I don't need to look at the case files here to know that 19 Austin police officers are being politically targeted by a radical leftist district attorney after being targeted by a radical...
February 10th, 2022
The bill will provide grant funding to put an additional 100,000 law enforcement officers on the streets over the next five years.
February 8th, 2022
Fortunately, Hidalgo and Garcia are on the ballot in March - hopefully they lose their primaries or get beat in November.
January 26th, 2022
I extend my deepest condolences to the families, friends, and community members who are affected by this tragedy. I have no doubt there will be swift justice in the capture and prosecution of this dangerous criminal.
January 3rd, 2022
This legislation will help us prevent tragedies on bases like the heartbreaking deaths of soldiers at Fort Hood by requiring updates to military installation security procedures and by focusing on stronger partnerships...
December 16th, 2021
When Texas experienced an unprecedented polar vortex earlier this year, we identified vulnerabilities in our disaster response capabilities that should be addressed.
December 3rd, 2021
Crime has ravaged our streets for far too long and it has compromised the safety of Americans. Rule of law is the cornerstone of our country, without it we fail to have a country.
November 15th, 2021
There are strong feelings on both sides on where this ruling should head, and we are expecting to see mass protests in large, leftists cities as the jury deliberates.
May 24th, 2022
Each year the law enforcement community from across the United States comes together in Washington, D.C. to honor the fallen officers whose honorable names will be added to the National Law Enforcement Memorial.
March 9th, 2022
“The importation of unregulated pork products has the potential to introduce foreign animal diseases which can be detrimental to our nation’s agriculture industry.”
February 15th, 2022
The perpetrator, Montez Terriel Lee, Jr., set a pawn shop on fire during the 2020 riots in Minneapolis; that fire killed a father of five whose body was later discovered in the rubble.
February 9th, 2022
This goes much deeper than an unethical entry into my office by Capitol police. This is a violation of Members’ right to speech and debate, as well as a 4th amendment violation.
February 7th, 2022
Last year Lina Hidalgo tried to defund the Precinct and get rid of their ability to protect the county's citizens. Now she uses the death of one of those heroes, as an opportunity to show that she cares.
January 26th, 2022
A manhunt is underway for the suspect in what is described as the “ruthless, savage execution” of Harris County Precinct 5 Constables Office Corporal Charles Galloway.
December 28th, 2021
In historical perspective, the percent of criminal individuals apprehended by Border Patrol is low at about 1 percent in 2021.
December 14th, 2021
The percentage of homicides for which someone is criminally charged has steadily declined from over 90 percent in 1965 to under 65 percent in 2018 – resulting in more than 250,000 Americans becoming victims of homicides for...
November 24th, 2021
In California, they raised the felony amount for shoplifting from $50 to $950. And it’s paying off…for thieves.
November 4th, 2021
Ultimately, voters signaled they didn’t think boosting the ranks of the police force was a necessary move to combat the growing homicide rate — or the correct way to go about police reform.