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  • Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration, Second Amendment

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statements regarding his votes against H.J. Res. 46 – Relating to a national emergency declared by the President, H.R. 8 – Bipartisan Background Checks Act, and H.R. 1112 – Enhanced Background Checks Act: H.J. Res. 46 "National emergency declarations are not unprecedented. Since the National Emergencies Act was signed into law in 1976, presidents have declared nearly 60 emergencies, 31 of which are still in effect today. President Tr... Read more

  • Strengthening Second Amendment Rights
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill: “Today, the House strengthened the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans by ensuring that these fundamental rights apply across state lines. The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which passed the House with bipartisan support, affirms that law-abiding citizens who are issued a concealed carry license o... Read more

  • Rolling Back Obama Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Energy, Second Amendment

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed several resolutions to repeal regulations administered during the Obama administration. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of these resolutions: “Over the last eight years, the Obama Administration imposed hundreds of rules and regulations that stymied growth and placed undue burdens on businesses and hardworking Americans. This week, the House passed several resolutions to roll back regulations t... Read more

  • Flores Statement on the President’s Executive Action Restricting Second Amendment Rights
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s executive action on guns: “President Obama is again attempting to circumvent Congress to restrict the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans. The president’s continued overreach of executive power is a threat to our Constitutional system of checks and balances to protect individual rights. I, along with my conservative Congressional colleagues, will fight with every tool available to st... Read more

  • KXXV: Local representatives react to president's announcement on gun control
    Posted in Latest News on January 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment

    By: Anthony J. Garcia Central Texas elected officials are speaking out after President Obama announced executive actions on gun control Tuesday morning. Obama spoke about a number of executive actions he would be implementing in an effort to prevent gun violence. They included requiring all gun sellers to run background checks, more FBI staff to run checks, access to mental health care and improvements in gun safety technology. Senator John Cornyn says while he's saddened by horrific acts of mas... Read more

  • The Hill: GOP bill would allow gun licenses as airport ID
    Posted in Latest News on November 17, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Foreign Affairs, Second Amendment

    By Keith Laing Two House Republicans are filing legislation to force the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to accept gun licenses as passenger identification at airport security checkpoints. The lawmakers said the legislation would end a "discriminatory" TSA policy that excludes gun licenses from a list of acceptable forms of identification for airline passengers ahead of the busy holiday travel season. "Handgun licenses are a government-issued form of identification and no one has gi... Read more

  • Waco Tribune-Herald: Local Rep. Flores comes out against new gun regulations
    Posted in Latest News on December 29, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment

    U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, R-Bryan, said Friday he owns a "so-called assault rifle" and would oppose new gun control measures in Congress in the wake of the recent mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. Read more

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