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  • Congressman Flores Discusses this Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Veterans

    This week, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) received his subcommittee assignments for the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, the Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 6140, the Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act, and the House passed H.R. 6237, the Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act, and H.R. 50, the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act. Additionally, the U.S. Army selected Austin as the site for its Futures Command center. Congressman Flores issu... Read more

  • Strengthening our Nation’s Defense and Military
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | 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. 6157, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019: "It is imperative that our military is equipped with the resources necessary to keep America safe and to meet the critical security threats that exist in our world today. The Department of Defense Appropriations Act, which passed the House with bipartisan support, provides the funding needed to continue rebuilding our armed forces,... Read more

  • Flores Statement on House Border Security and Immigration Reform Votes
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding his votes on H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act, and H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act: “Our current immigration system is broken and our borders need to be hardened. As such, I voted in support of two bills that would each improve border security, implement an effective solution for our Dreamer population, transition us to a merit-based immigration system and further address the ... Read more

  • Flores Returns to Veterans’ Affairs Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) has been selected to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. "I am thrilled to announce that Rep. Bill Flores will be rejoining the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. Bill has always prioritized the health and well-being of our nation’s veterans, and I know he will be an asset to our committee. I look forward to working with him as we continue our efforts to reform the department." said House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe (R... Read more

  • Strengthening Rural America and Our Workforce
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “America’s farmers and ranchers continue to provide our nation with food, fiber and fuel. The Agriculture and Nutrition Act, more commonly known as the farm bill, provides the agricultural community with five years of certainty through the renewal of natural disaster risk-management programs, relief from burdens... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Immigration
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding immigration policies: “We are a nation of immigrants and we are also a nation of laws. Our current immigration system is broken and inadequate to meet the needs of our modern economy and to keep hardworking American families safe. “Every American that breaks the law is subject to criminal prosecution. If a prosecuted person is a parent, they are separated from their family because the American legal system does no... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Department of Justice Inspector General Report
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Justice Inspector General report - A Review of Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election: "It is extremely disturbing to see that our justice system has been undermined with political bias and errors in judgement by members of our nation’s top law enforcement agencies. While I believe that the vast majority of personnel at the... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Summit with North Korea
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s summit with North Korea: “I am optimistic about the work being done by President Trump to denuclearize North Korea and achieve peace in the Korean peninsula. The president is working to achieve something that no other administration has been able to accomplish. The summit itself was historic. As the details and negotiations of this deal continue to evolve, we must remain vigilant and not forget... Read more

  • Restoring Fiscal Discipline
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act: “Today, the House passed legislation that will help secure the futures of our children and grandchildren while making our federal government more efficient. The Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act cuts nearly $15 billion in federal spending by recouping funds for prior years that have not been spent and are no... Read more

  • Flores Recaps Spring Town Hall Series
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last week, Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) held his traditional spring town hall events. During the two multimedia town halls, the Congressman updated thousands of constituents about the work being done in Congress, answered questions and received feedback through the use of poll questions. “This latest round of town hall events was successful in reaching thousands of hardworking Texans from the 17th Congressional District. I was pleased with the participation in these events and the value of ... Read more

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It was a busy week in the House. We passed the Intelligence Authorization Act and the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act, and the Energy and Commerce Committee passed my bipartisan bill – the Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act.

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