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Legislative Update

This month, the House passed, and I supported, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This legislation will bring over 80,000 jobs to Texas and increase middle-class families’ after-tax income by $2,558 a year. By reducing the number of tax brackets from seven to four, and lowering middle-income families’ tax burden, this pro-growth legislation greatly simplifies […]

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Legislative Update

I had the opportunity to travel with Speaker Ryan to see the devastation in Florida from Jacksonville to Miami and back to the Houston area. As Homeland Security Appropriations Chairman I’m charged with and given responsibility of funding the hurricane disaster relief. This process and my decisions continue to be extremely vital. I also met […]

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Legislative Update

The first six months of this Congress have been very busy. A few highlights include: Most productive Congress in more than 30 years, House has passed 421 pieces of legislation this year President has signed more legislation into law in first 6 months than any of the past five Presidents House passed, President signed 14 […]

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Legislative Update

June was a busy month in Washington, DC as House Republicans passed a number of bills important to Texas District 31 (TX-31). What is important to us in TX-31 was important to the country this month as we passed bills supporting our Military, our Veterans, protecting our Border, and expanding our children’s educational opportunities. As […]

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Legislative Update

This past month in Washington has been busy. The House passed the Financial CHOICE Act. This bill repeals many of the burdensome and costly regulations implemented under Dodd-Frank under President Obama. This past month, President Trump released his Budget request for Fiscal Year 18 (FY18) which falls in line with our shared priorities of rebuilding […]

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