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  • Flores Statement on Tax Day
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding Tax Day: “Today marks the last time that hardworking Americans will file their taxes under our old, broken and outdated tax code. Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, our new tax code is simpler and fairer – it lowers tax rates for both individuals and small businesses, nearly doubles the standard deduction, doubles the child tax credit and repeals Obamacare’s individual mandate tax. Americans are already keeping ... Read more

  • Flores Votes for Balanced Budget Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding his vote for a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, H.J. Res. 2: “Hardworking American families and businesses live by the principle of spending within their means every day and it is important that the federal government follow this same principle. A Balanced Budget Amendment to our Constitution instills permanent accountability in the way our federal government is able to spend h... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Bipartisan Budget Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Transportation and Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act: “Passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) moves our government forward as we continue to work to make our nation safe and provide better economic opportunities for hardworking American families. This bill breaks the current defense funding stalemate by increasing our defense funding to the levels our military leaders have indicated they need to combat emerging global threats... Read more

  • Fully Funding our Military and Keeping our Government Open
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 1892, the Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act: “Today, the House voted to keep the federal government open, extend critical health care programs and provide our military with the funding they need for the remainder of fiscal year 2018. It is crucial that our military have budgetary certainty and be fully funded at the levels that military leaders need as they respond to the... Read more

  • Flores Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Energy, 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: “Tonight, President Trump articulated how our nation is growing stronger and more secure with unlimited potential for greater opportunity for hardworking Americans. Lower taxes through bold tax reform, relief from regulatory headwinds and promoting energy dominance policies have set the stage for vibrant economic growth. The state of our nation will continue to im... Read more

  • Flores Votes to Reopen Government and Extend CHIP
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding his vote to end the federal government shutdown: “The reckless and irresponsible political games that caused the Schumer Shutdown have finally ended. After three days of posturing by Senate Democrats, the federal government will reopen. Our troops and their families, who were unnecessarily burdened while serving our country, will be able to continue their service without the uncertainty of not receiving their pay.... Read more

  • Flores Votes to Keep Government Open, Fund our Troops and Extend CHIP
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding his vote for H.R. 195, the Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018: “Last night, I voted to avert a federal government shutdown and ensure that our troops and military continue to have the funds they need to protect our country. This bill included a six-year extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides millions of our nation’s lower-income children with the health care the... Read more

  • Flores Statement on Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats' Attempt to Shut Down the Government
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement as Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats' attempt to shut down the federal government, and what he will do with his pay if they are successful: “Today, Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats are putting ideology over our country, our military and our children. In doing so, they are failing to responsibly keep our government funded and open, which means that our troops, who selflessly serve our great nation, will go without pay. Th... Read more

  • Flores Votes for Bold, Pro-Growth Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy, Education, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of the conference report for H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Today, the House is delivering on our promise to provide much-needed tax relief to hardworking American families and businesses. We are changing the status quo by putting in place a bold, pro-growth tax system for the 21st century that helps working-class Americans and catapults our nation back to a leading position in an increasing... Read more

  • Paving the Way for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of the Senate-passed FY18 budget resolution: “Today, the House took an important step toward providing hardworking American families and businesses with much needed tax relief and a stronger economy. Now that Congress has adopted a budget and enabled tax reform to move forward, House Republicans will work to get pro-growth tax policy on the president’s desk for his signature into law. Our bluepri... Read more

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