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  • Bill Flores Discusses the Latest from Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Education, Energy, Family Issues, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), H.R. 2740 and H. Res. 430: USMCA "Free trade is critical to America's Promise, Prosperity and Safety – it opens new markets for American-made goods and fuels our economic growth. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) modernizes and rebalances our trade relationships with Mexico and Canada for the 21st century, and replaces the 25-year-old North Americ... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Immigration, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding the 75th anniversary of D-Day; H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act; and possible tariffs on imports from Mexico: 75th Anniversary of D-Day "On June 6, 1944, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, embarking on a daring mission that would ultimately lead to the end of World War II. This year, we commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day by honoring the courage and valor of those soldiers, sai... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Health Care, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding Memorial Day; H.R. 1994, the SECURE Act; H.R.1500, Consumers First Act; and Democrat efforts to implement a single-payer health care system: Memorial Day “On Memorial Day, we pay tribute to America’s brave military men and women who answered the call to serve and paid the ultimate sacrifice defending and protecting our freedoms. On this day of remembrance, we honor those proud patriots who were so devoted to thei... Read more

  • 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 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 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 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 Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration, Transportation and Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding his votes on the border security and government funding bill (H.J. Res. 31) and the Yemen War Powers Resolution (H.J. Res. 37): FY 2019 Appropriations “With control of our elected government partially divided between Republicans and Democrats, bipartisanship and compromise are sometimes necessary to pass legislation to keep our government funded, and to keep our nation safe and secure for our families. The fundin... Read more

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