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  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statements regarding H.R. 1760, the Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act; and three damaging energy bills (H.R. 205, H.R. 1941 and H.R. 1146). The Congressman also announced that his office is seeking nominations for the 2019 TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation. Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act "American innovators are working on the next-generation of nuclear reactors to keep our country at the forefront of the world’... Read more

  • 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 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Energy, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding bills coming out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee; H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act; H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act; the continued harassment of President Trump and his administration; and his first Summer Town Hall Series event: "The news coming out of Washington this week was mixed. While we did see the beginnings of some bipartisan cooperation and activity, there were also ... 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 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

  • House Passes Flores’ Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6140, the Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act, sponsored by Congressman Bill Flores (R-TX) and Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA). Congressman Flores issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: "American innovators are developing the next generation of nuclear reactors so that our nation can continue to capitalize on nuclear power’s potential as a clean, efficient and reliable source of energy. The bipartisan Advanced Nucle... Read more

  • Flores, Shimkus Release Draft 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Bill Flores (Texas-17) and Congressman John Shimkus (Illinois-15) today released a discussion draft of the 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act. “Much has changed in the markets for vehicles and fuels since the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was established in 2005, and subsequently expanded in 2007. We have learned from robust stakeholder input through hearings, roundtables and meetings, that higher octane fuels can bring increased fuel economy and performance for next generation en... Read more

  • Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Energy, Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding House passage of H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act; S. 3021, the America's Water Infrastructure Act; and the introduction and committee passage of Tax Reform 2.0: Appropriations “The Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act provides the resources necessary to make Ame... Read more

  • Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget & the Economy, Energy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding the August jobs report and the House passage of H.R. 4606, the Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act: August Jobs Report "Another strong jobs report proves that our economy continues to strengthen thanks to our bold, pro-growth tax reform and regulatory reforms. This latest report shows wages increasing at a rate not seen in almost a decade, along with continued job growth and unemployment remaining n... 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

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