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  • Flores Statement on Approval of Keystone XL
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline: “Building the Keystone XL pipeline will foster economic growth, create thousands of jobs for Americans and enhance energy security for America. Approving the long overdue Keystone XL pipeline allows the United States access to secure, stable oil supplies from a strong North American ally. It will also help reduce our reliance on unstable Middle Eastern energy... Read more

  • Flores Statement Regarding American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the American Health Care Act (AHCA): "I am disappointed that the American Health Care Act was pulled from consideration by the House of Representatives today. I believe that for some, the pursuit of 'perfect' became the enemy of the good. The unfortunate result is that hardworking American families will continue to be subject to Obamacare’s tax increases, dwindling choices and skyrocketing premiums; Medicaid will ... Read more

  • Putting our Veterans First
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of these bills: “Our veterans have given much to provide for the security of our nation and our families. Their service and sacrifice should always be honored and defended. Accordingly, the House passed legislation to require improved accountability from VA employees. We also passed legislation to expa... Read more

  • Improving Access to Quality, Affordable Health Care
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R- Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s passage of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare: “Obamacare has turned our health care system upside down. Hardworking American families have been hurt by the skyrocketing premiums, lack of affordable choices and cost increases that have stemmed from the failed designs of this disastrous law. “Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee has taken a very importan... Read more

  • Strengthening Our Defense and Supporting Our Troops
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: "In a world of growing geopolitical instability, the top priority of our federal government should always be to provide for the safety and security of all Americans. This Defense appropriations bill ensures that our military has the critical funding for a strong national defense and that our troops ... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Rick Perry Confirmation
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Rick Perry to serve as Secretary of Energy: “Rick Perry will be a champion for a robust energy strategy to improve America’s economic and national security. As a former governor of my state of Texas, he has the proven track record and leadership skills to lead the Department of Energy and maximize our nation’s energy potential. I look forward to working closely with him to advance... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump's Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress: “This evening, President Trump put forth a bold and optimistic vision for the future of our nation. I believe a stronger and brighter future for hardworking Americans families relies on strong economic growth and opportunity. To accomplish this goal, Congress has been and will continue working with the president to restore liberty, opportunity and secu... Read more

  • Providing More Relief from Obama Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Education, Family Issues

    The U.S. House of Representatives continues to repeal overreaching regulations generated during the Obama administration. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the latest set of resolutions: “The House is committed to overturning harmful regulations rushed through in the closing months of the Obama administration. This week, we worked to protect life, strengthen the unemployment insurance system, empower states and restore protections for retiremen... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Confirmation of HHS Secretary Price
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the confirmation and swearing in of Dr. Tom Price as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services: “Dr. Price has been a strong conservative leader in Congress and has been fighting to relieve hardworking American families from the burdens of Obamacare since its inception. I am confident that as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services he will be successful in working with Congress to r... Read more

  • Rolling Back Obama Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Energy, Second Amendment

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed several resolutions to repeal regulations administered during the Obama administration. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of these resolutions: “Over the last eight years, the Obama Administration imposed hundreds of rules and regulations that stymied growth and placed undue burdens on businesses and hardworking Americans. This week, the House passed several resolutions to roll back regulations t... Read more

Connect with Congressman Flores on Facebook

I am disappointed that the American Health Care Act was pulled from consideration by the House of Representatives. Even though our efforts to develop a 21st century health strategy for America have been sidelined, I will continue to work with House Conservatives on other important initiatives – improving national security, border security, tax reform, regulatory reform, American energy security, and hopefully, immigration reform.

Connect with Congressman Flores on Twitter

I am disappointed that the American Health Care Act was pulled from consideration by the House of Representatives https://t.co/sX5cVK8C6k

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