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  • 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

  • Bill Flores Statement on Passage of Building a Better America Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed H. Con. Res. 71, the House Republican fiscal year 2018 budget. Following passage of the “Building a Better America” budget resolution, Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement: “Today, the House passed a pro-growth budget proposal that lays out our vision for a prosperous future for America. The ‘Building a Better America’ budget bolsters our national security, strengthens border security, reduces the deficit and balances in 10 yea... Read more

  • Protecting the Sanctity of Life
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Issues

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “America’s Declaration of Independence states that all persons are endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights, including life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. For too long, America’s outdated laws have failed to protect those rights for unborn children. Today, the House of Represent... Read more

  • Fair and Simple Tax Reform for American Families and American Jobs
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the Republican framework for tax reform: “It has been over 30 years since the last overhaul of our tax code – it is outdated and stifles American growth. Seven out of 10 Americans want tax reform and we are listening to these hardworking American taxpayers. Today, House Republicans, working with President Trump, announced a new tax framework to scrap our current broken tax code and replace it with a 21st century p... Read more

  • Making America Secure and Prosperous
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: "The House continues working to provide hardworking American families with a stable and prosperous future. For the first time in nearly a decade, the House has passed all 12 appropriations bills before the beginning of the next fiscal year, beginning October 1st. The Make America Secur... Read more

  • Bill Flores Seeks Nominations for 2017 Congressional Veterans Commendation
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) is seeking nominations for the 2017 TX-17 Congressional Veterans Commendation, a special tribute to honor local veterans’ military and community service on Veterans Day. “Our congressional district is blessed to have so many veterans who have served our nation as well as our local communities. Their service is admirable and worthy of recognition and distinction. I am humbled to carry on our local tradition of honoring deserving veterans with the TX-17 Co... Read more

  • Providing Relief from Harvey
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3672, which provides $7.85 billion in emergency funding to address response and recovery needs from Hurricane Harvey. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “Hurricane Harvey has caused catastrophic damage to vast sections of Texas and Louisiana. The immediate and on-going coordinated response from all of our federal, state and local agencies, first responders, and volunteers from local ... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration's announcement to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “The current DACA program, despite being well-intentioned, is another example of how former-President Obama abused his constitutional authority. The Constitution clearly states that the legislative branch is responsible for writing all laws; not the president. The decision to rescind this program now bring... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on President Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s Afghanistan strategy: “I welcome and commend President Trump for his leadership and focus on moving forward in Afghanistan. It is encouraging to see that President Trump’s administration is focused on achieving tangible results as compared to the arbitrary deadlines set by the Obama administration. This strategy is a step in the right direction to fight and win the War on Terror. In Congress, we ... Read more

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