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  • 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

  • Ozone Bill Reintroduced in 115th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Veterans

    U.S. Representatives Bill Flores (R-Texas), Pete Olson (R-Texas) and Bob Latta (R-Ohio) were joined today by Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in reintroducing the Ozone Standards Implementation Act in the 115th Congress. This legislation, which was introduced in both the House and Senate, would update how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) addresses ozone requirements in the Clean Air Act. Currently, the EPA must review national ambie... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump’s Executive Action on Border Security
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive actions to improve border security and enforcement of immigration laws: “It is encouraging to see a renewed sense of priority toward border security and immigration enforcement coming from the White House. I support President Trump’s commitment to secure our borders and enforce our immigration laws. It is crucial that we work to keep Americans safe and curb illegal immigration. This can... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump’s Executive Actions on Pipelines
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive actions to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines: “Providing for our country’s energy needs is an integral part of our economic and national security. I applaud President Trump’s leadership to restart these crucial infrastructure products to enhance our energy security. It is refreshing to see that the president is committed to halting the previous administ... Read more

  • Ending Taxpayer Funding for Abortion
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Issues

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “A majority of Americans believe that their hardworking taxpayer dollars should never be used for abortion. The Hyde Amendment has been able to successfully reduce abortions and save lives. Unfortunately, Obamacare loopholes allow taxpayer dollars to be used to cover ab... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump’s First Executive Actions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Family Issues, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s first executive actions: “President Trump has hit the ground running by providing immediate relief from some of the misguided policy decisions made by the previous administration. He has taken quick action to begin protecting Americans from the burdens of Obamacare. By reinstating the Mexico City Policy, President Trump is also protecting American taxpayer dollars from being used to fund abortion... Read more

  • Flores Statement on the Inauguration of President Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States of America: “Today marks an important day in America’s history as our 45th president takes the oath of office. With our new unified government in place, we can begin to restore confidence in our federal government. Hardworking American families deserve a government that works to serve the people and provides for economic growth, opportunity and sec... Read more

  • Taking the First Steps Towards Obamacare Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding House passage of a budget resolution, which allows Congress a process to begin repealing and replacing Obamacare: “Obamacare is collapsing and failing the hardworking Americans it was supposed to protect. Under Obamacare, premiums have skyrocketed, co-ops have collapsed and insurers have been abandoning the marketplace, as it has become a sinking ship. This vote is an important first step in keeping the promise to... Read more

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