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  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statements regarding H.R. 1760, the Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act; and three damaging energy bills (H.R. 205, H.R. 1941 and H.R. 1146). The Congressman also announced that his office is seeking nominations for the 2019 TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation. Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act "American innovators are working on the next-generation of nuclear reactors to keep our country at the forefront of the world’... Read more

  • Bill Flores Announces Intent to Not Seek Re-election in 2020
    Posted in Press Releases on September 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) announced today that he will not seek another term in Congress. Flores is currently serving his fifth term representing the 17th Congressional District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives and offered the following comments regarding his decision: "Serving my country as the Representative of the hardworking Texas families in the 17th Congressional District has been an honor and one of the greatest privileges of my life. When I originally announc... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses Issues Congress Must Address
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration, Transportation and Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements discussing important issues the Democrat-led House has not addressed in the 116th Congress: "Throughout the 115th Congress (2017-2018), the Republican-led House passed and enacted critical legislation that grew our economy, spurred job creation, right-sized our federal government, improved our national security and created more opportunity for hardworking American families. That Congress generated over 400 bills which were... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses Legislative Initiatives, Part II
    Posted in Press Releases on August 23, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements discussing additional legislative initiatives introduced in the 116th Congress: "Hardworking Texans in District 17 have made it abundantly clear to me that they are tired of the hyper-partisan politics and political gamesmanship that has engulfed the Democrat-led House. Continued divisive and political show votes and harassment of President Trump and his administration is getting us nowhere. Instead, Congress should be add... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses Recent District Meetings and Events
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statements discussing meetings and events from the first part of the August District Work Period: "The August District Work Period provides members of Congress the opportunity to spend an extended period of time with constituents, away from Washington D.C. So far during this period, I have made use of this time by meeting with constituents, touring facilities and attending public events throughout the 17th Congressional District. W... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses Recent Tragedies and Legislative Initiatives
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Education, Family Issues, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding the recent tragedies in El Paso and Dayton and his recent health care related legislative initiatives: Tragedies in El Paso and Dayton "Our hearts ache for the pain experienced by the people and the communities of El Paso and Dayton. As a nation, we mourn and pray for those who have been killed and injured. We are also grateful for the quick response of local law enforcement, first responders and volunteers whose... Read more

  • Bill Flores Recaps Summer Town Hall Series Events
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    On July 16th and 31st, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) hosted his Summer Town Hall Series Events to discuss the latest activities in Congress, answer constituent questions and solicit feedback on important issues. "Our Summer Town Hall Series Events once again turned out to be very successful in reaching thousands of constituents from all corners of the 17th District. We had great participation and the breadth and depth of the discussions were insightful and informative," Congressman F... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding H.R. 3375, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act; H.R. 3877, the Bipartisan Budget Act; H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act; former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before House committees; a Democrat bill related to the border; and rescheduling one of his Summer Town Hall Series Events: Stopping Bad Robocalls Act "Americans everywhere are frustrated with the onslaught of harassing robo... Read more

  • Flores Reschedules Summer Town Hall Series Event for Southern Counties
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) announced that the Summer Town Hall Series Event for the Southern counties originally scheduled for today, July 24th, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 31st. The town hall event is being rescheduled due to votes on the House floor conflicting with the originally scheduled start time. The regions targeted for this rescheduled town hall event include Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Lee and Travis counties. During the town hall events, the Congressm... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Energy, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding bills coming out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee; H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act; H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act; the continued harassment of President Trump and his administration; and his first Summer Town Hall Series event: "The news coming out of Washington this week was mixed. While we did see the beginnings of some bipartisan cooperation and activity, there were also ... Read more

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I wholeheartedly commend Dr. McKown for her commitment to higher education and serving Central Texas. We are grateful for the work she does on behalf of McLennan Community College and its students. Her leadership was influential as I worked to develop a thoughtful position on how to approach solutions for our Dreamer population. It is an honor to represent great leaders like Dr. McKown in Congress. I congratulate her on this significant milestone and wish her continued success.

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