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  • Improving Health Care in America
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding House passage of several health care bills: “This week, the House continued its work to reform our health care system for the 21st century. We passed three bipartisan bills which will help expand health care options for hardworking American families while protecting taxpayer dollars. The VETERAN Act gives veterans an option to purchase private health insurance under the provisions of the American Health Care Act (... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the shooting during a practice session for the Congressional Republican baseball team: “My prayers go out to my colleagues, their team members and the U.S. Capitol Police officers that were involved in this morning’s tragic event. I am thankful for the quick response of the U.S. Capitol Police, local law enforcement and first responders. These men and women put their lives on the line each day to protect and serve... Read more

  • Improving VA Accountability
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 1094, the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “Our nation’s veterans have given much to provide for the security of our nation and our families. They deserve to know that their health care and benefits are in competent hands. With the bipartisan passage of the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection... Read more

  • Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “The Dodd-Frank Act has hurt hardworking American families, Main Street businesses and our community banks. It created more rules and regulations than all of the other Obama-era laws combined. These onerous regulations have limited consumer choice, restricted access to capital and increased the cost of credit for famili... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on Withdrawal of Paris Climate Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement: “I commend President Trump’s leadership and commitment to withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate agreement. This Obama-era agreement, which was executed without the required Constitutional ratification by the Senate, is a costly and ineffective approach to deal with climate change. This flawed agreement failed to recognize the s... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on Kabul Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the recent terror attack in Kabul, Afghanistan: “My thoughts and prayers are with the Afghan people and our allies in the wake of the latest terror attack in Kabul. This reprehensible attack on innocent civilians, as well as last week’s terror attack in Manchester, is a solemn reminder of the need to strengthen our military, protect our homeland and annihilate terrorism. Now more than ever, we must stand united wi... Read more

  • Honoring our Commitments to American Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    This week the U.S. House of Representatives passed eight bills to help our veterans and reform the Veterans Administration (VA). Congressman Bill Flores issued the following statement regarding passage of the bills: “Our nation’s veterans have given so much to protect our freedoms and liberties. They deserve to know that their health care and benefits are in good hands. This week, the House passed several bills to help our veterans and put the VA on a path to permanent success. I remain committe... Read more

  • Protecting our Children
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Issues, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed several bills to protect our nation’s children. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bills: “Our children are most vulnerable to exploitation and should have the highest protection from the law. This week, the House passed eight bills to protect our children and bring to justice those who target and prey on their vulnerability. The bills we passed assist law enforcement in targeting child pre... Read more

  • Backing the Blue During National Police Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed six bills to aid law enforcement. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of these bills: “Each day, our law enforcement officers put their lives on the line to protect each of us, our families and our communities. In recognition of National Police Week, the House passed several bills to help protect and aid law enforcement. We passed bills to improve the tools that law enforcement have at their dispos... Read more

  • Bill Flores Responds to Issues of the Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding some of the issues happening this week in Washington: On Appointment of Special Counsel: “I welcome the appointment of former-FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel and have confidence that he will lead a thorough and fair investigation. I also continue to have confidence in the ongoing House and Senate Intelligence Committees’ investigations. It is time to put anonymously sourced stories and unverified r... Read more

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