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  • Bill Flores Discusses Recent Tragedies and Legislative Initiatives
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Education, Family Issues, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding the recent tragedies in El Paso and Dayton and his recent health care related legislative initiatives: Tragedies in El Paso and Dayton "Our hearts ache for the pain experienced by the people and the communities of El Paso and Dayton. As a nation, we mourn and pray for those who have been killed and injured. We are also grateful for the quick response of local law enforcement, first responders and volunteers whose... 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

  • Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Education, Family Issues, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding House passage of Tax Reform 2.0; H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act; H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act; and H.Res. 1071: Tax Reform 2.0 “The Tax Reform 2.0 legislative package builds upon the successes of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act so that we can continue to deliver more jobs, bigger paychecks and fairer taxes to hardworking American fami... 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

  • Flores Update Regarding Tax Relief for Graduate Students
    Posted in Press Releases on December 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Education

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding his work to preserve tax relief for graduate students receiving waived and discounted tuition: “Three large research institutions have significant footprints and thousands of graduate students in the 17th Congressional District – Texas A&M University, Baylor University, and The University of Texas at Austin. Throughout the legislative process of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, my team and I have been working diligently... Read more

  • The Eagle - 'Proud to be an Aggie:' Rep. Flores on hand for opening of new Texas A&M research facility
    Posted in Latest News on April 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    By Kelan Lyons Saying Texas A&M University's latest research space makes him "proud to be an Aggie," U.S. Rep. Bill Flores was one of several special guests who gathered Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the grand opening of the new Human Clinical Research Facility. Flores, who is back in his home in the 17th District for the congressional Easter break, was one of four guest speakers who celebrated the new research facility's opening. Richard Kreider, the new facility's executive director; Nicolaas... Read more

  • Providing More Relief from Obama Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Education, Family Issues

    The U.S. House of Representatives continues to repeal overreaching regulations generated during the Obama administration. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the latest set of resolutions: “The House is committed to overturning harmful regulations rushed through in the closing months of the Obama administration. This week, we worked to protect life, strengthen the unemployment insurance system, empower states and restore protections for retiremen... Read more

  • The Eagle: It is critical Congress Fund university research
    Posted in Latest News on February 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    By M. KATHERINE BANKS and DENNIS L. O'NEAL Though the ink is barely dry on the current fiscal year 2016 federal budget, last week began the annual tug-of-war between the administration and Congress on budget priorities for FY 2017. Before the debate begins, we want to remind our congressional communities about the impact of federal funding on the development of technology that improves our well-being and quality of life. There are certainly programs that have outlived their useful life, and it i... Read more

  • Wall Street Journal: No Child Left Behind’s Successor
    Posted in Latest News on November 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Conservative reformers have had major successes, notably on welfare in 1996. But when a reform doesn’t turn out as hoped, they need to adapt. A case in point is No Child Left Behind, which the GOP Congress is now preparing to leave behind. This week the House plans to debate the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which lapsed in 2007 and needs revision. A bipartisan compromise has emerged from the Senate and House that isn’t perfect but would represent the largest devolution of feder... Read more

  • Flores Puts States, Parents and Teachers First
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which reduces federal interference in education and restores control to local school districts and states. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding its passage: “Today, the House acted to protect state and local autonomy over decisions in the classroom by limiting the authority of the secretary of education. We are putting the needs and priorities of the states, students and teachers f... Read more

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Congratulations to the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging on receiving the Redefining American Healthcare Award. I commend everyone at the center for the hard work they are doing to improve the quality of life for older adults in the Brazos Valley, the state of Texas and our nation.

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