May 3rd, 2017
Last week, President Donald Trump came out with a plan for tax reform that lowers the corporate tax rate and simplifies taxes for individuals. Now, the House Ways and Means Committee has to get down to the hard work of...
April 26th, 2017
The White House made its opening bid for what officials called the “biggest tax cut” in U.S. history -- with cuts that would benefit businesses, the middle class and certain high-earning individuals -- but left unanswered...
April 26th, 2017
Today on the Senate floor I underscored the need for pro-growth tax reform in advance of the release of today’s blueprint from the Administration. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here...
April 24th, 2017
With another stressful Tax Day behind us, House Republicans are continuing to move full steam ahead on our plan to completely overhaul America’s broken tax code.
February 20th, 2017
Houston just had the Super Bowl, and it was great for those who attended and for our hotels and restaurants.Now, the special interests are saying we need to spend money ($400 million?) to be competitive with Miami, LA,...
October 27th, 2016
This is not Washington's tax code, it belongs to the American people. Taxpayers ought to have a real say in the way you are taxed. We invite you to view this video, come to our website to learn more about our "Built for...
September 29th, 2016
Oh boy, it’s budget time. Media outlets, special interest groups and yes, even politicians who know better, love confusing the public about the year-end budget battles in Washington.Here’s a primer so you can tell the facts...
August 24th, 2016
As part of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s “Better Way” series of policy proposals, Republican working groups have identified two major problems with the way our
August 15th, 2016
Having just returned from California, it's time to ask, is this our future? Basically, we see two roads for America, the Texas road or California road.
April 29th, 2017
Historic, bold tax reform is what Texans have waited years for and Wednesday they have a White House, the House and the Senate all moving in the same direction.
April 26th, 2017
A lot of you may be asking yourself "Why would anyone be against a Balanced Budget?"
April 25th, 2017
This past weekend I toured former President Ronald Reagan's ranch in the mountains near Santa Barbara, California. Beautifully preserved for future generations by the Young America's Foundation, this modest cabin that...
March 3rd, 2017
In his Joint Address this week, President Trump called for bold tax reform that will allow our country to “compete and thrive anywhere and with anyone.” That’s why House Republicans are going bold on tax reform in 2017.
December 21st, 2016
Our bold Blueprint for tax reform takes historic action to unleash job creation and economic growth in America. One of the most pro-growth features is that we’re finally going to end the self-imposed “Made in America” tax on...
October 14th, 2016
President Obama signed the United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act of 2016 into law.
September 15th, 2016
Donald Trump outlined his vision for managing the nation's economy as president on Thursday, promising that his plans to lower taxes by $4.4 trillion over a decade and cut regulations would lead to booming growth, create...
August 23rd, 2016
Over the last few weeks, people around the world have been fixated on their televisions; watching athletes from countries big and small compete for glory at the Rio Olympics.
August 10th, 2016
Arguments against immigration come across my desk every day but their variety is limited – rarely do I encounter a unique one. Several times a year I give presentations about these arguments and rebut their points. These...
April 21st, 2016
In the midst of Mother Nature’s wrath, as expressed via several violent and devastating storms over the last several weeks, lawmakers in Texas are fighting back the only way they can: by passing new legislation. The Texas...