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  • Supporting America’s Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1219, the Supporting America’s Innovators Act, and H.R. 1343, the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act. Congressman Bill Flores issued the following statement regarding passage pf these bills: “The successes of America’s entrepreneurs and small businesses are important to improving economic growth. This week, the House passed two bills to support entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses by increasing access to capital and reforming regul... Read more

  • Preserving the Veterans Choice Program
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed S. 544, which extends the Veterans Choice Program. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “Congress established the Veterans Choice Program in response to the VA waiting list scandal and the mistreatment of our veterans to ensure that our nation’s veterans have access to timely care in their own communities. Today, the House voted to preserve this beneficial program rather than sunsetting it thi... Read more

  • Flores Announces Spring Town Hall Events
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    In keeping with his longstanding tradition of holding multiple town hall events throughout the year, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) announced the details of his upcoming Spring Town Hall Events. On April 18th and 19th the Congressman will host telephone town hall meetings, and on the 20th, he will be holding a call-in radio town hall meeting. These events will also be broadcast on the Congressman’s Facebook page using Facebook Live. “Given the interest we have in our town hall meeting... Read more

  • Restoring America’s Confidence in the EPA
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Energy

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1430, the Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment (HONEST) Act and H.R. 1431, the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of these bills: “This week, the House voted to restore integrity and accountability at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Under the Obama administration, the EPA would issue regulations based on ideological solutions in search of... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump’s Energy Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order to strengthen our nation’s energy security: “Abundant, affordable, safe and efficient energy is one of the key building blocks for a vibrant and healthy economy. Former-President Obama circumvented Congress to impose a radical environmental agenda, at a great cost to hardworking American families. I commend President Trump’s actions to rescind and revise many of these overreaching... Read more

  • 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

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