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  • Bill Flores Discusses Legislative Initiatives, Part II
    Posted in Press Releases on August 23, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements discussing additional legislative initiatives introduced in the 116th Congress: "Hardworking Texans in District 17 have made it abundantly clear to me that they are tired of the hyper-partisan politics and political gamesmanship that has engulfed the Democrat-led House. Continued divisive and political show votes and harassment of President Trump and his administration is getting us nowhere. Instead, Congress should be add... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding H.R. 3375, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act; H.R. 3877, the Bipartisan Budget Act; H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act; former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before House committees; a Democrat bill related to the border; and rescheduling one of his Summer Town Hall Series Events: Stopping Bad Robocalls Act "Americans everywhere are frustrated with the onslaught of harassing robo... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration, Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding H.R. 3401, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act; appropriations bills H.R. 3055 and H.R. 3351; and H.R. 2722, the Securing America’s Federal Elections Act: H.R. 3401 "Several weeks ago, the Trump administration requested $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the Departments of Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Defense, and Justic... Read more

  • 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 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 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 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 February 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration, Veterans

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 840, the Veterans' Access to Child Care Act, and Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) paid special tribute to three constituents who recently passed away. Congressman Flores released the following statements regarding passage of H.R. 840 and other news of the week, and the videos of his House floor speeches: Veterans' Access to Child Care Act "It is important that we do all we can to ensure that our nation’s veterans have seamless access to t... Read more

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