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  • Waco Tribune - Flores honors local veteran for military, community service
    Posted in Latest News on February 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    By Kristen Hoppa Standing in front of a wall honoring past and present war heroes, Rep. Bill Flores recognized a local Vietnam War veteran’s service and continued work on behalf of other veterans. Flores gave retired Air Force Maj. Gary John Urban a Congressional Veteran Commendation on Friday at the Veterans One Stop in Waco, where Urban volunteers. “There are good people here and they are here to help folks. That is what it is all about,” Urban said of the One Stop. “I just like to give back t... Read more

  • NPR - Rep. Flores Weighs In On Flynn Resignation, Trump Immigration Order
    Posted in Latest News on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs, Immigration

    Heard on Morning Edition Rachel Martin talks to Rep. Bill Flores of Texas, who says he's glad National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is gone. Flores is also keeping tabs on the status of the immigration executive order. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: We're now going to get another view on the shakeup at the National Security Council. Congressman Bill Flores is a Republican from Texas, and he joins us now on the line. Congressman, thanks so much for being here. BILL FLORES: Good morning, Rachel. Great to... Read more

  • The Eagle: Rep. Flores supports Trump's travel order
    Posted in Latest News on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Rep. Bill Flores offered his support of President Trump's executive order temporarily barring citizens of seven Middle Eastern and African countries from entering the U.S. "It is entirely appropriate that we take a 120-day pause in terms of admitting refugees from these seven countries until we can improve our vetting processes so we can keep our country safe and keep its citizens safe," Flores said. Though ultimately supportive of the executive action, Flores expressed frustration at the p... Read more

  • The Eagle: Rep. Flores eager to work with Trump administration
    Posted in Latest News on January 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores, whose 17th District includes much of the Brazos Valley, said Friday that he is "ready and eager" to work alongside President Donald Trump and his new administration. Flores watched with the rest of Congress on Friday as Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States and released a statement shortly after that echoed one of the major messages of Trump's inaugural speech. "Hardworking American families deserve a government that works to serve the peo... Read more

  • Waco Tribune: Flores: Obamacare repeal top priority in new Congress
    Posted in Latest News on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    As President-elect Donald Trump prepares for his Jan. 20 inauguration and the GOP readies to control both the executive and legislative branches of government, the future of the Affordable Care Act is the “big, hairy issue,” U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, R-Bryan, said Tuesday. Flores, who started his fourth term representing the 17th Congressional District last week, said he hopes President Barack Obama’s signature health care legislation will be repealed and replaced this year. “If I had all my druthe... Read more

  • Daily Caller: EXCLUSIVE: GOP Lawmaker Confident Americans Will Quickly See Health Care Improvements In 2017
    Posted in Latest News on December 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    By: Juliegrace Brufke GOP lawmakers are gearing up to overturn a number of President Barack Obama’s policies in 2017, and Republican Study Committee Chairman Bill Flores is confident Americans will quickly see improvements in their health care options after GOP leaders repeal Obamacare early next year. Congress is slated to move on repealing Obamacare within its first week back, with the intention of getting a bill to President-elect Donald Trump’s desk as soon as he takes office. While Republic... Read more

  • KBTX: Eight local veterans honored for dedication to their communities
    Posted in Latest News on December 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    By Noelle Bellow Eight local veterans were honored Thursday morning, after their friends and family nominated them for a special award. The District 17 Congressional Veteran Commendation ceremony was held at American Legion Post 159. The honorees were a mix of veterans who served in the Army, Marines and Air Force, who fought during World War Two, the Vietnam and Iraq wars. But they weren't just being honored for their service to our country. As Congressman Bill Flores noted, its their post mili... Read more

  • KAGS: Bill Flores honors local veterans
    Posted in Latest News on December 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    By: Kerrie Hall Brazos Valley, Texas - Eight veterans were honored with the Congressional Veteran Commendation award. The ceremony which started in 2012, honors veterans who have not only served our country admirably while in the military, but who have also served in the Brazos Valley community. Recipients are nominated by local constituents and represents various branches of the military. Each award was presented by District-17 US Congressman Bill Flores, who believes a true military hero knows... Read more

  • The Daily Caller: RSC Chair Bill Flores Says Border Security Should Be A Top Priority In 2017
    Posted in Latest News on December 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    By: Juliegrace Brufke Securing the border was one of President-elect Donald Trump’s top campaign platforms, and outgoing Republican Study Committee Chairman Bill Flores is ready to make that goal a reality. While the Republican Party has an ambitious agenda laid out for 2017, Flores said there are four policy areas he hopes they can tackle early on — repealing and replacing Obamacare, tax reform, fixing the regulatory environment and restoring the country’s national security. Flores said he’s ex... Read more

  • Bloomberg: Biofuel Mandate Opponents Build Overhaul Momentum
    Posted in Latest News on November 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    By Brian Dabbs Nov. 17 — A Trump administration and new leadership of the Senate’s environment committee may breathe new life into efforts to roll back the Environmental Protection Agency’s renewable fuel standard, lawmakers and advocates say. House members are continuing to build momentum around bipartisan legislation (H.R. 5180) to limit EPA ethanol requirements in total transportation fuel at 9.7 percent. Opponents of the mandate also are happy about the likely selection of Sen. John Barrasso... Read more

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