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  • Flores Lays Wreath at the Suresnes Gravesite of Texas Veteran of World War I
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    With the world reflecting on the Centennial of the Armistice which ended World War I, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) participated in a memorial and wreath-laying ceremony at the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial to honor a fallen Texan who lost his life in “The Great War.” Flores laid the wreath at the gravesite of Private Pete Reedy, who volunteered to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps and was part of the 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division during World War I. The motto of ... Read more

  • Flores Announces 2018 TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation Recipients
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    For the seventh consecutive year, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) is recognizing local veterans for their service to our nation and community with a unique award – the TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation. “On Veterans Day we honor those men and women who have served in our nation’s military. The 17th Congressional District is home to thousands of veterans, many of which have continued their service through their involvement in our communities. Today, I am privileged to announce th... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States: “As a Supreme Court Justice, Judge Brett Kavanaugh will be a staunch defender of the Constitution and the rule of law. I am confident that he will serve our nation with dignity as an outstanding jurist of impeccable integrity. I congratulate Judge Kavanaugh on his confirmation and I am pleased that the Senate was final... Read more

  • Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Education, Family Issues, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding House passage of Tax Reform 2.0; H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act; H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act; and H.Res. 1071: Tax Reform 2.0 “The Tax Reform 2.0 legislative package builds upon the successes of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act so that we can continue to deliver more jobs, bigger paychecks and fairer taxes to hardworking American fami... Read more

  • Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Energy, Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding House passage of H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act; S. 3021, the America's Water Infrastructure Act; and the introduction and committee passage of Tax Reform 2.0: Appropriations “The Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act provides the resources necessary to make Ame... Read more

  • Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding the August jobs report and the House passage of H.R. 4606, the Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act: August Jobs Report "Another strong jobs report proves that our economy continues to strengthen thanks to our bold, pro-growth tax reform and regulatory reforms. This latest report shows wages increasing at a rate not seen in almost a decade, along with continued job growth and unemployment remaining n... Read more

  • Flores Seeks Nominations for 2018 TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) is seeking nominations for the 2018 TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation, a special tribute to honor the military and community service of local veterans on Veterans Day. "Our congressional district is home to tens of thousands of veterans. In addition to serving our nation, many of these veterans also serve our local communities. Their selfless service is admirable and worthy of special recognition and distinction. Honoring deserving veterans with t... Read more

  • Flores Recaps Summer Town Hall Series
    Posted in Press Releases on August 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last week, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) hosted two district-wide town hall events to discuss the work being done in Congress, answer constituent questions and to get feedback on various issues. “As with our previous town hall events, our summer series of town halls was very successful in reaching thousands of constituents from all across the 17th Congressional District. I was encouraged by the participation we had and greatly valued the feedback received. We believe that our town ha... Read more

  • Flores Statement on July Jobs Report
    Posted in Press Releases on August 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the July jobs report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: "The July jobs report shows steady employment growth as well as an increase in take home pay over the last year. The unemployment rate continues to drop, and we saw strong continued domestic economic growth from last week’s GDP numbers. These solid indicators show that our bold, pro-growth tax reform and regulatory reform are in fact working to ... Read more

  • Flores Statement on GDP Report and NDAA Passage
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding the Bureau of Economic Analysis report on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2018, and the House passage of H.R. 5515, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019: 2nd Quarter GDP Report "Today’s report continues to prove that our bold, pro-growth tax reforms and regulatory reforms are fueling strong economic gains for America. It is fulfilling to experience GDP... Read more

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