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  • Bill Flores Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration, Transportation and Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address: "Over the last two years, historic tax reform and regulatory relief have delivered a thriving economy and increased opportunities to empower hardworking American families to flourish. This evening, President Trump put forth his priorities to continue to deliver a stronger, more secure and more prosperous America. A prosperous and safe America requires improved bor... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding the January jobs report, the conference committee on homeland security appropriations, and his votes on two recent pieces of House legislation: Jobs Report "The latest jobs report once again exceeds expectations. For 16 consecutive months, America has created at least 100,000 jobs, including over 300,000 jobs in January. More people are entering the workforce and wages are on the rise. These sustained positive re... Read more

  • Bill Flores Statement Regarding Deal to Reopen Government
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the deal to reopen the portions of the federal government that were shut down: "I am pleased that the partial government shutdown has come to an end and that Nancy Pelosi is finally ready to negotiate on border security over the coming days. I am also grateful for the committed federal employees who continued to work without pay and for the patience of those who were furloughed. Now, Congress is tasked, in short o... Read more

  • Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding votes to pay federal workers affected by the shutdown, Speaker Pelosi canceling the previously agreed upon State of the Union Address and his committee assignments for the 116th Congress: Paying Federal Workers During Shutdown "This week, House Republicans once again put forth efforts to provide relief to federal workers affected by the partial government shutdown. I, along with all of my Republican colleagues an... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump’s Proposal to Address Immigration Challenges and Reopen the Federal Government
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s proposal to address immigration challenges and reopen the government: “As the debate has raged in Washington about border security and the partial government shutdown, I have been encouraging President Trump and Congressional leadership to think big and outside the box in order to break the ongoing political stalemate. Fortunately, President Trump has adopted that ‘go big’ approach in his announc... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump’s Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s address to the nation: “President Trump is correct, the national security and humanitarian crisis along our southern border must be addressed to ensure the safety and security of our nation, as well as those who would like to come to America in a legal manner. Our border is plagued with drug smuggling, human trafficking and illegal immigration. It is time that our Democratic colleagues put politi... Read more

  • Flores Statement on the December Jobs Report
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the December jobs report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: “It is great news to see such strong employment statistics to close out 2018. Not only are more Americans finding jobs, but wages continue to grow and those that were previously discouraged are once again benefiting from a thriving job market. The unemployment rate has been at or below four percent for 10 consecutive months, something we hav... Read more

  • Flores Sworn In to 116th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) was sworn in to serve the 17th Congressional District of Texas for the 116th Congress. "It is a great honor to once again represent the constituents and communities of the 17th Congressional District of Texas for another term. Since first coming to Congress, I have worked with my fellow colleagues to improve economic opportunities for hardworking American families and to restore America’s promise, prosperity and security. During the 115th Congress... Read more

  • Flores Honors Former President George H.W. Bush
    Posted in Press Releases on December 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    This week, U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) paid tribute to the life of former President George H.W. Bush with a speech on the House floor and introduction of a resolution honoring the life of President Bush, H. Res. 1172. “Last week, our nation mourned the loss and celebrated the life of our 41st president, George H.W. Bush. The 17th Congressional District is home to the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum where he, Barbara and their daughter Robin have been laid to rest. ... Read more

  • Supporting America’s Farmers and Ranchers
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the conference report to H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “Today, I voted to provide certainty and stability to America’s farmers and ranchers as they work to provide our nation with food, fiber and fuel. This farm bill, which now heads to the president to be signed into law, provides our agricultural community with five years of certainty by improving ... Read more

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It was an honor to present the Hoeffner family with the Purple Heart Medal that was posthumously awarded to Thomas E. Webb, their grandfather. Thomas Webb served during WWI and was seriously wounded during the Battle of Argonne Forrest in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign of WWI.

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