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  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Family Issues, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding H.R. 5, the Equality Act; H.R. 987­, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act; and the discharge petition to force a House vote on H.R. 336, the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act: H.R. 5, the Equality Act "Once again, the House Democrat Majority is pushing its far-reaching radical agenda with a toxic bill that discriminates against women and threatens the religi... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Family Issues, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act, preliminary thoughts on H.R. 5, the Equality Act, and the annual Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce and Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce Washington D.C. Fly-in: Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act "Once again, the House Democrat Majority is forcing a vote on political messaging instead of productive bipartisan legislation ... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, his support of the discharge petition to force a House vote on H. Res. 109, the Green New Deal, his Spring Town Hall Event Series and more great economic news: Climate Action Now Act “Congress must work in a bipartisan fashion to provide real-world solutions to address climate change. Unfortunately, H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, hurts America’s economy while failing to ad... Read more

  • Bill Flores Announces Spring Town Hall Events
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) announced the details of his upcoming Spring Town Hall Events. On April 30th and May 1st, Congressman Flores will host district-wide town hall events to discuss the work being done in Congress, answer constituent questions and get feedback on various issues. These events will be conducted over the phone and a live video broadcast will be available on the Congressman’s website (Flores.house.gov/liveforum) and on his Facebook page. Each town hall ev... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding his vote on H.R. 1644 – the Save the Internet Act, and on the House Democrat Majority’s first 100 days of the 116th Congress. Congressman Flores also paid special tribute to the 2019 National Champion Baylor University Lady Bears Basketball Team on the House floor. Attempted Government Takeover of the Internet "The title of the Save the Internet Act is exceptionally disingenuous; a more appropriate name would be ... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Family Issues, Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statements regarding his support of the discharge petition for H.R. 962, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, his vote to support President Trump’s veto, his votes against H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, and H.R. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, and a progress report on the House Democrat Majority’s first quarter of the 116th Congress: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act “Over the last ... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement Regarding the Mueller Investigation
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding Attorney General William Barr's principal summary of the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation: “After almost two years of thorough inquiry, scores of federal personnel, almost 3,000 subpoenas and millions of taxpayer dollars spent, Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation has been completed and delivered to the U.S. Department of Justice. The Justice Department’s recent summary of the findin... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses this Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statements regarding President Trump’s budget proposal and the House passage of H. Con. Res. 24: President Trump’s FY 2020 Budget Proposal “I applaud President Trump for setting a budget blueprint that prioritizes America’s safety and security while reducing wasteful spending to balance the budget and reduce the deficit. While I support many of the spending priorities that the president has proposed, Congress ultimately controls th... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 and H. Res. 183. Additionally, Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) paid special tribute to six exceptional residents of our District 17 communities who recently passed away. Congressman Flores released the following statements regarding his votes on H.R. 1 and H. Res. 183, and the videos of his House floor speeches: H.R. 1 “Today, I voted against Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s top priority – H.R. 1. This bill is a deliberate attempt by the House D... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration, Second Amendment

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding his votes against H.J. Res. 46 – Relating to a national emergency declared by the President, H.R. 8 – Bipartisan Background Checks Act, and H.R. 1112 – Enhanced Background Checks Act: H.J. Res. 46 "National emergency declarations are not unprecedented. Since the National Emergencies Act was signed into law in 1976, presidents have declared nearly 60 emergencies, 31 of which are still in effect today. President Tr... Read more

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