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  • House Passes Bold, Pro-Growth Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Our decades-old tax code is broken, complicated and full of loopholes for special interests. It is so convoluted that it truly is a ‘swamp code’. “Today, the House took a crucial step forward to provide much-needed tax relief for hardworking American families. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act creates a fairer and simpler tax code that is focused on helping working-... Read more

  • Tax Reform for Hardworking American Families and Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “At over 70,000 pages long, our current tax code is broken, complicated and full of loopholes for special interests; as such, I agree with most Americans that it is a ‘swamp code’ designed by DC insiders. Because it has not been updated in over 30 years, it limits opportunity for hardworking American families and slows our economy. With today’s unveiling of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, we ... Read more

  • Paving the Way for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Budget & the Economy

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the House passage of the Senate-passed FY18 budget resolution: “Today, the House took an important step toward providing hardworking American families and businesses with much needed tax relief and a stronger economy. Now that Congress has adopted a budget and enabled tax reform to move forward, House Republicans will work to get pro-growth tax policy on the president’s desk for his signature into law. Our bluepri... Read more

  • Fair and Simple Tax Reform for American Families and American Jobs
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the Republican framework for tax reform: “It has been over 30 years since the last overhaul of our tax code – it is outdated and stifles American growth. Seven out of 10 Americans want tax reform and we are listening to these hardworking American taxpayers. Today, House Republicans, working with President Trump, announced a new tax framework to scrap our current broken tax code and replace it with a 21st century p... Read more

  • “Making a Hand” for the American Dream
    Posted in Op-Eds on August 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Energy, Health Care

    By Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX) When my family left Spain for the New World in 1725, they came in search of liberty, opportunity, and security. Settling near Nacogdoches in present-day Texas, they had no idea if or how those dreams would be achieved. Nine generations later, I am among the fortunate in my family to have achieved the American Dream. Now, as a Representative in Congress, I am committed to making sure all Americans have the same opportunities that this country has provided to me. Growing... Read more

  • The Eagle - Rep. Bill Flores covers ‘polarized’ US during call-in event
    Posted in Latest News on April 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration

    By Kelan Lyons In his radio call-in town hall meeting Thursday night, U.S. Rep. Bill Flores told listeners he "worries about how governable the country is today" because the U.S. "is exceptionally polarized." The congressman, whose 17th District includes Brazos County, said the U.S. is still "a great country" but has its "challenges" because, among other things, "people spend so much damn time fighting with each other." The radio call-in event, which was also broadcast on Facebook Live, was Flor... Read more

  • The Eagle: GOP offers 'A Better Way' to run America
    Posted in Op-Eds on November 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Energy, Health Care, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Immigration

    By U.S. Rep. Bill Flores On Election Day, the American people sent a clear message. They no longer will stand for weaker national security, executive branch overreach, excessive regulation and the unbridled expansion of the federal government. After eight years of failed Washington policies, hardworking Americans rejected the status quo in Washington and they want to go a different direction. Over the past several months, I have been working with my fellow House of Representatives colleagues to ... Read more

  • Austin American Statesman: Flores introduces Pflugerville to ‘A Better Way’
    Posted in Latest News on November 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget & the Economy, Defense and Foreign Affairs, Energy, Immigration, Transportation and Infrastructure

    By: Nicole Barrios U.S. Congressman Bill Flores explained a sweeping plan to change federal policies — including ending the controversial Obamacare health care plan — during the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Election Day Nov. 8. Flores provided chamber members with key points of “A Better Way,” a plan spearheaded by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan that could change how the federal government handles poverty, national security, health care and the tax system. The update was... Read more

  • Roll Call: Conservatives Try to Force Vote on IRS Commissioner Impeachment
    Posted in Latest News on July 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform

    By: Lindsey McPherson The conservative House Freedom Caucus used a procedural maneuver Thursday morning to launch their bid to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, seeking to force a vote on the matter after Congress return in September. On the House floor, Louisiana Republican Rep. John Fleming provided notice of his intent to raise a question of the privilege of the House regarding a resolution offering articles of impeachment against Koskinen. The maneuver of offering a privileged resoluti... Read more

  • Flores Praises House Tax Reform Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Oversight and Government Reform

    Republican Study Committee (RSC) Chairman Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement on the tax reform blueprint released by the House Task Force on Tax Reform, led by RSC Member and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas): “At more than 74,000 pages long, the current tax code is overly complicated and nearly impossible for hardworking families to navigate. Its implementation is overseen by a bloated federal bureaucracy that has lost the trust and confidence of the Am... Read more

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