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  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on October 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding the Energy and Commerce Committee’s consideration of H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act; and the House Democrat’s impeachment process: H.R. 3 "There is no question that Americans are paying too much for prescription drugs. There are steps Congress can take to help our seniors and hardworking families, yet, Speaker Pelosi continues to ignore calls for a bipartisan solution to address rising costs. Instead, Speak... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding H.R. 2203, the Homeland Security Improvement Act; H.R. 3525, the U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act; and the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on Speaker Pelosi’s prescription drug plan: H.R. 2203 and H.R. 3525 "This week, the House considered two partisan political messaging bills as House Democrats double down on their open border agenda. I did not support these bills as they fail ... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statements regarding Speaker Pelosi’s proposal on drug pricing; and H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act. Congressman Flores also paid a special tribute to four exceptional residents of the 17th Congressional District on the House floor. Speaker Pelosi’s Proposal on Drug Pricing "This week, Speaker Pelosi unveiled her plan to ignore bipartisan solutions by forcing an inflexible, socialist, government-controlled ap... Read more

  • Bill Flores Discusses Issues Congress Must Address
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration, Transportation and Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements discussing important issues the Democrat-led House has not addressed in the 116th Congress: "Throughout the 115th Congress (2017-2018), the Republican-led House passed and enacted critical legislation that grew our economy, spurred job creation, right-sized our federal government, improved our national security and created more opportunity for hardworking American families. That Congress generated over 400 bills which were... Read more

  • 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 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 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

  • Rep. Flores, Sen. Tillis Introduce Bill to Restore Balance and Integrity to the Patent System
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Today, Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) and Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) re-introduced the Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act in the House of Representatives and Senate. The legislation would help ensure that alternative procedures for challenging drug patents do not tilt the playing field contrary to Hatch-Waxman’s design. This bill will restore balance and integrity to the patent system and ensure drug manufacturers have the proper incentives to continue developing life-saving medications. “Innovative ... Read more

  • Flores, Hatch, Tillis Introduce Bicameral Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) released the following statements after introducing the Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act of 2018 in the House of Representatives and Senate. The legislation would help ensure that alternative procedures for challenging drug patents do not tilt the playing field contrary to Hatch-Waxman’s design. It would also help make sure that drug manufacturers have the proper incentives to develop life-saving medicati... Read more

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