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  • Flores Statement on Bipartisan Budget Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Transportation and Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act: “Passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) moves our government forward as we continue to work to make our nation safe and provide better economic opportunities for hardworking American families. This bill breaks the current defense funding stalemate by increasing our defense funding to the levels our military leaders have indicated they need to combat emerging global threats... Read more

  • Fully Funding our Military and Keeping our Government Open
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 1892, the Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act: “Today, the House voted to keep the federal government open, extend critical health care programs and provide our military with the funding they need for the remainder of fiscal year 2018. It is crucial that our military have budgetary certainty and be fully funded at the levels that military leaders need as they respond to the... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Release of FISA Memo
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the public release of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence FISA memo: “While the vast majority of personnel at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) are devoted and law-abiding persons who are focused on keeping hardworking Americans safe, today’s release of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) memo regarding FISA activities at th... Read more

  • Strengthening our Military and Defense
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 695, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “Providing our military with the critical resources they need to keep our nation safe and secure is our foremost Constitutional duty. The Department of Defense Appropriations Act prioritizes funding for our national security and addresses our readiness challenges. As global threats continue to evolve, ... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Energy, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration, Transportation and Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, President Trump articulated how our nation is growing stronger and more secure with unlimited potential for greater opportunity for hardworking Americans. Lower taxes through bold tax reform, relief from regulatory headwinds and promoting energy dominance policies have set the stage for vibrant economic growth. The state of our nation will continue to im... Read more

  • Flores Votes to Reopen Government and Extend CHIP
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding his vote to end the federal government shutdown: “The reckless and irresponsible political games that caused the Schumer Shutdown have finally ended. After three days of posturing by Senate Democrats, the federal government will reopen. Our troops and their families, who were unnecessarily burdened while serving our country, will be able to continue their service without the uncertainty of not receiving their pay.... Read more

  • Protecting the Sanctity of Life
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Issues

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4712, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: "Today, the House took a bipartisan stand to protect the sanctity of life. The Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act protects babies who survive an attempted abortion. We are ensuring that these babies are transported and admitted to a hospital and immediately receive the same degree of life-saving care... Read more

  • Flores Votes to Keep Government Open, Fund our Troops and Extend CHIP
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding his vote for H.R. 195, the Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018: “Last night, I voted to avert a federal government shutdown and ensure that our troops and military continue to have the funds they need to protect our country. This bill included a six-year extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides millions of our nation’s lower-income children with the health care the... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats' Attempt to Shut Down the Government
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement as Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats' attempt to shut down the federal government, and what he will do with his pay if they are successful: “Today, Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats are putting ideology over our country, our military and our children. In doing so, they are failing to responsibly keep our government funded and open, which means that our troops, who selflessly serve our great nation, will go without pay. Th... Read more

  • Flores Votes for Bold, Pro-Growth Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy, Education, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of the conference report for H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Today, the House is delivering on our promise to provide much-needed tax relief to hardworking American families and businesses. We are changing the status quo by putting in place a bold, pro-growth tax system for the 21st century that helps working-class Americans and catapults our nation back to a leading position in an increasing... Read more

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