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  • 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

  • Bill Flores on This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs, Veterans

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, H.R. 3218, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act and S.114, which authorizes appropriations for the Veterans Choice Program. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of these bills: Make America Secure Appropriations Act “The most essential constitutional function of our federal government is to provide for the common defense of our... Read more

  • Bill Flores Releases Results From Summer Town Hall Series
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) held two town hall meetings to update constituents about the work being done in Congress, to answer constituent questions and to seek feedback through the use of poll questions. “It was encouraging to see so many constituents take the time to participate in our latest series of town hall meetings. These successful events provided me with great feedback on the issues that are important to the hardworking Texas families of the 17th Congr... Read more

  • Imposing Sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3364, the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act: “Russia, Iran and North Korea all pose a threat to America’s national security and global interests. Today, the House passed a bipartisan sanctions bill, with iron-clad teeth, to hold these rogue regimes accountable for their actions. This bill strengthens sanctions on Russia and Vladimir Putin in response to cyber-attacks and ... Read more

  • Flores Announces Summer Town Hall Events
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    In keeping with his longstanding tradition of holding multiple town hall events throughout the year, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) announced the details of his upcoming Summer Town Hall Events. On July 24th and 25th the Congressman will host telephone town hall meetings which will also have video broadcasted on the Congressman’s website (Flores.house.gov/liveforum) and on his Facebook page. Each town hall event will target different regions within the 17th Congressional District. Par... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement on Senator John McCain
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding Senator John McCain: “Senator John McCain is an American hero who has given so much in service and sacrifice for our country. I am thankful for the advice and courage that he has shown me as a friend and colleague. He is a strong man with true grit, and my prayers go out Senator McCain and his family as he fights his illness.” ### Read more

  • Harnessing America’s Abundant, Affordable Natural Gas
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation authored by Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas), H.R. 2910, the Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act. Congressman Flores released the following statement regarding the bipartisan passage of his bill: “Thanks to the shale energy revolution, America is one of the world’s top producers of natural gas. While our nation’s families and industrial and manufacturing bases rely on this abundant fuel source, so... Read more

  • Harmonizing Ozone Standards
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Energy

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 806, the Ozone Standards Implementation Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas), a coauthor of the bill, released the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “Today, the House voted to streamline two conflicting Obama-era ozone standards. These unworkable timeframes included in the 2015 standard created uncertainty for our communities and job creators, and they ultimately penalized hardworking American families. The Ozone Standards Implemen... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statements on Passage of NDAA and Bills to Combat Human Trafficking
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, and three bills to combat human trafficking. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding passage of these bills. NDAA “The National Defense Authorization Act provides our military with the critical resources and the authority they need to fight and defeat the global threats that exist today. This bipartisan bill gives our troops a much... Read more

  • Bill Flores on This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Energy, Health Care, Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding important issues happening this week in Washington: On Energy and Commerce Committee Votes to Promote 21st Century Energy Solutions: “This week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to clear eight bills out of the committee that will modernize our nation’s energy infrastructure, environmental laws and enhance energy security. Included in those eight bills were two of my bills -- H.R. 806, the Ozone Stand... Read more

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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.

Connect with Congressman Flores on Twitter

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