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  • 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

  • Flores Announces Team Promotions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) announced the promotion of Jon Oehmen to serve as his Chief of Staff. Oehmen will be replacing Jeff Morehouse who is leaving the office for an opportunity in the private sector. “I am forever grateful for all of the hard work that Jeff has done for our office. His many years of experience and knowledge helped immensely in setting up our Congressional operations and assembling an outstanding team to serve the constituents of the 17th Congressional ... Read more

  • House Disapproves of Anti-Israel UN Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement following the House passage of H. Res. 11, which objects to the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace: “Israel is a staunch ally and an important presence in the Middle East. It is shameful that the Obama administration undermined our long standing position to defend Israel. Today, the House took a bipartisan stand against the administration’s anti-Israel UN resolution s... Read more

  • Reining in Federal Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “One of the biggest burdens that American small businesses and manufacturers have today is the cost of complying with excessive and complicated federal regulations generated by the Obama administration. During the last eight years, unelected and unaccountable Obama administration b... Read more

  • Flores Sworn In to 115th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement after being sworn in to the 115th Congress: “I am honored and humbled to represent the 17th Congressional District of Texas for the 115th Congress. We have a tremendous opportunity to lead our nation down a path to restore liberty, opportunity and security. I am ready and eager to work alongside President-elect Donald Trump and Conservatives in Congress on a unified agenda to make America great again. Our top priorities i... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Obama’s Drilling Ban in Arctic and Atlantic
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding President Obama’s ban on offshore drilling in parts of the Arctic and Atlantic: “President Obama’s continuing efforts to appease radical special interest groups in the waning days of his administration is beyond the pale. His recent actions to restrict access to energy exploration in the Arctic and Atlantic will impede energy development, economic growth and job growth, while putting our national security at ris... Read more

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