September 16th, 2020
Tuesday morning, I joined my House Republican colleagues on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to make a commitment to America – that under our leadership, we can restore our way of life, rebuild the greatest economy, and renew...
March 10th, 2020
While the Trump tax reform provided a nice boost to the economy there is still unfinished business. Specifically, all our taxes are NOT indexed for inflation, which is bad. This needs to change.
February 10th, 2020
Speaker Pelosi may have ripped up the President’s State of the Union, but the ‘Blue Collar Boom’ in today’s jobs report shows our pro-growth policies are leaving her socialist agenda in tatters.
November 26th, 2019
For thousands of years, taxation has shaped history both openly and in ways that are more obscure. Dominic Frisby takes us through a whirlwind tour of the history of taxation, full of outrage and insight, and stories even...
September 24th, 2019
Last week, I caught up with FOX Business’ Neil Cavuto to talk about trade, taxes, and the current state of the American worker.
August 16th, 2019
When Ronald Reagan took to the stage in his only debate against Jimmy Carter in 1980, he asked the American people one simple question: “are you better off than you were four years ago?” The answer was a resounding “no!”...
July 11th, 2019
In the recent legislative session, state lawmakers approved two new bills that will lower school property taxes and limit the rise of other property taxes in Texas, at least until the next legislative session.
July 5th, 2019
With nearly two and a half million miles spent commuting from my home in Texas to Congress, most airline flights are pretty routine for me.
June 27th, 2019
Earlier this month, Associated Builders and Contractors praised Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for signing the Neutrality in State Government Contracting bill (HB 985
April 23rd, 2019
Tax Day has come and gone, and the truth is that the vast majority of American taxpayers have benefited from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
March 16th, 2020
Ronald Reagan once said, “If you serve a child a rotten hamburger in America, federal, state, and local agencies will investigate you, summon you, close you down, whatever. But if you provide a child with a rotten education...
February 17th, 2020
Texas voters still think that property taxes are too high and that the state spends too little on public education, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
December 2nd, 2019
Pro-government, anti-entrepreneur memes spread like wildfire on social media, particularly Facebook.A recent one criticizes Jeff Bezos on the grounds that his $98.5 million to help the homeless just isn’t enough.
October 11th, 2019
This is Main Street’s tax code. For the first time, small businesses can take advantage of a historic 20-percent deduction. This change in our tax code was designed to help small businesses compete, grow, and win.
August 26th, 2019
It takes a lot of courage to make two grossly false claims in a respected publication in less than 40 words. But as the national debt continues to grow—and as Republicans continue to offer bicameral solutions for tackling...
July 22nd, 2019
Recently I released the following statement after voting against H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, which passed the House of Representatives 231-199:
July 10th, 2019
Tuesday, I introduced a resolution in response to House Democrats’ partisan law suit to compel President Trump to turn over his tax returns:We will not stand idly by as House Democrat Leadership seeks to undermine our...
July 2nd, 2019
Yesterday, as the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady, I released the followed statement after President Donald J. Trump signed H.R. 3151, the Taxpayer First Act:
May 6th, 2019
Months ago when the Big Three first unveiled this session’s signature property tax “relief” bill, and remember it was introduced as the “Property Tax Reform and Relief Act of 2019,” they were flanked at a news conference by...