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  • The Eagle: GOP offers 'A Better Way' to run America
    Posted in Op-Eds on November 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Energy, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration

    By U.S. Rep. Bill Flores On Election Day, the American people sent a clear message. They no longer will stand for weaker national security, executive branch overreach, excessive regulation and the unbridled expansion of the federal government. After eight years of failed Washington policies, hardworking Americans rejected the status quo in Washington and they want to go a different direction. Over the past several months, I have been working with my fellow House of Representatives colleagues to ... Read more

  • Austin American Statesman: Flores introduces Pflugerville to ‘A Better Way’
    Posted in Latest News on November 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Energy, Immigration, Transportation and Infrastructure

    By: Nicole Barrios U.S. Congressman Bill Flores explained a sweeping plan to change federal policies — including ending the controversial Obamacare health care plan — during the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Election Day Nov. 8. Flores provided chamber members with key points of “A Better Way,” a plan spearheaded by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan that could change how the federal government handles poverty, national security, health care and the tax system. The update was... Read more

  • Roll Call: Conservatives Try to Force Vote on IRS Commissioner Impeachment
    Posted in Latest News on July 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform

    By: Lindsey McPherson The conservative House Freedom Caucus used a procedural maneuver Thursday morning to launch their bid to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, seeking to force a vote on the matter after Congress return in September. On the House floor, Louisiana Republican Rep. John Fleming provided notice of his intent to raise a question of the privilege of the House regarding a resolution offering articles of impeachment against Koskinen. The maneuver of offering a privileged resoluti... Read more

  • Flores Praises House Tax Reform Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform

    Republican Study Committee (RSC) Chairman Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement on the tax reform blueprint released by the House Task Force on Tax Reform, led by RSC Member and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas): “At more than 74,000 pages long, the current tax code is overly complicated and nearly impossible for hardworking families to navigate. Its implementation is overseen by a bloated federal bureaucracy that has lost the trust and confidence of the Am... Read more

  • Roll Call: Conservatives Try to Force Vote on IRS Commissioner Impeachment
    Posted in Latest News on June 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform

    By: Linda McPherson The conservative House Freedom Caucus used a procedural maneuver Thursday morning to launch their bid to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, seeking to force a vote on the matter after Congress return in September. On the House floor, Louisiana Republican Rep. John Fleming provided notice of his intent to raise a question of the privilege of the House regarding a resolution offering articles of impeachment against Koskinen. The maneuver of offering a privileged resolution... Read more

  • Flores Supports House Proposal to Combat Poverty, Empower Individuals
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Family Issues

    Republican Study Committee Chairman (RSC) Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement on the policy initiative released today by Speaker Paul Ryan’s Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity and Upward Mobility: “The new House agenda reflects a fresh approach to tackle our nation’s most difficult and enduring problems. Last month, the Republican Study Committee offered substantial policy input to each of Speaker Ryan’s six task forces charged with charting a new course for House Republicans.... Read more

  • Protecting American Taxpayers and Holding the IRS Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed six bills aimed at increasing accountability at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the passage of these bills: “The IRS has lost the trust of the American people. The agency’s lack of accountability is evidenced by its politically based attacks on conservative organizations like the Waco Tea Party, sending out millions of dollars of potentially fraudulent tax refunds, p... Read more

  • The Hill: Hatch: IRS is 'most feared federal agency in the country'
    Posted in Latest News on April 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform

    By: Naomi Jagoda Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said Thursday that the Internal Revenue Service "is the most feared federal agency in the country." "I wish I could say 'Happy Tax Day,' to you, but there really isn't anything good or happy about it," Hatch said at a press conference hosted by Americans for Tax Reform (ATR). The event came several days before the April 18 tax-filing deadline. Hatch called the process of filing taxes an "onerous annual chore." He added that ... Read more

  • Flores Votes for Tax Extenders Package
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding its passage: “Improving our tax code and providing economic opportunity are important steps to creating more jobs and better paychecks for hardworking Americans. The PATH Act sets the stage for meaningful, pro-growth tax reform next year and gives us the opportunity to deliver the bold, conservative vision America needs. ... Read more

  • Flores Outlines Conservatives’ Tax Extender Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy

    Republican Study Committee (RSC) Chairman Bill Flores (R-TX) today outlined the conservative group’s priorities for the tax extender package Congress is set to consider before the end of the year. “As the House prepares to consider several costly tax extenders, we must ensure that we craft a package that will spur growth, not subsidize ineffective programs or policies,” Chairman Flores said in a statement. “Special interest giveaways like the wind production tax credit (PTC) and the solar invest... Read more

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