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  • Flores Announces Fall Town Hall Events
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 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 Fall Town Hall Events. On November 28th and 30th the Congressman will host technology town hall meetings to discuss the work being done in Congress – particularly tax reform, answer constituent questions and get feedback on various issues. These events will be conducted over the phone and a live video broadcast will b... Read more

  • House Passes Bold, Pro-Growth Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Our decades-old tax code is broken, complicated and full of loopholes for special interests. It is so convoluted that it truly is a ‘swamp code’. “Today, the House took a crucial step forward to provide much-needed tax relief for hardworking American families. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act creates a fairer and simpler tax code that is focused on helping working-... Read more

  • Supporting our Military and Strengthening our National Defense
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 2810, the Conference Report to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018: “The National Defense Authorization Act is essential to providing our military with the critical resources and authority they need to keep America safe. This bipartisan bill strengthens our national defense by responsibly increasing the funding of our military to combat the new and emerging ... Read more

  • Flores Announces 2017 TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation Recipients
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) announced this year’s recipients of the TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation, a unique award given to local veterans for their admirable service to our nation and community. “I am humbled to represent a district with such a large veteran population and I am honored to announce that this year we are awarding 15 deserving and exemplary veterans with the TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation. In addition to selflessly serving our nation, these... Read more

  • Flores Votes to Reauthorize CHIP
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Issues, Health Care

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 3922, the CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “Today, the House acted to help Texas families by reauthorizing funding for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Community Health Centers. CHIP helps Texas families provide their children with the health care they need to flourish and grow. Community Health Centers play an important role in delivering... Read more

  • Tax Reform for Hardworking American Families and Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “At over 70,000 pages long, our current tax code is broken, complicated and full of loopholes for special interests; as such, I agree with most Americans that it is a ‘swamp code’ designed by DC insiders. Because it has not been updated in over 30 years, it limits opportunity for hardworking American families and slows our economy. With today’s unveiling of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, we ... Read more

  • Flores Announces New Addition to District Team
    Posted in Press Releases on October 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) announced the hiring of Peter Salas to serve as a Field Representative. “I am excited to welcome Peter Salas to Team Flores. He has a keen understanding of both the legislative process and the constituent outreach needed to be a successful Field Representative,” Congressman Flores said. “I am confident that his professionalism and knowledge will help to ensure that our constituents in the Pflugerville, Austin and surrounding portions of the 17th District... Read more

  • Paving the Way for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of the Senate-passed FY18 budget resolution: “Today, the House took an important step toward providing hardworking American families and businesses with much needed tax relief and a stronger economy. Now that Congress has adopted a budget and enabled tax reform to move forward, House Republicans will work to get pro-growth tax policy on the president’s desk for his signature into law. Our bluepri... Read more

  • Flores Announces District Team Promotions
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) announced that he has promoted Jana Hixson and James Edge to serve as District Directors. “For the last several years, James and Jana have done a great job serving the constituents of the 17th Congressional District. Their experience and knowledge of Central Texas and the Brazos Valley are invaluable to our constituents and to our District Team,” Congressman Flores said. “I am confident that their continued leadership in the district will serve th... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on President Trump’s Health Care Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s health care executive order: “I applaud President Trump’s actions to provide relief for hardworking American families that continue to struggle under the skyrocketing costs and shrinking options of Obamacare. This executive order is a good first step to expand access, create more competition and make health care more affordable. I remain committed to working with my Congressional colleagues and P... Read more

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