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  • 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

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

    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

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