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  • Conaway Sponsored Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights, Veterans

    Washington– Today, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) voted to pass H.R. 1181, the Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act. This bill, which Congressman Conaway cosponsored, passed the House 240-175. “Under current law, veterans who receive help navigating their benefits from a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) fiduciary are automatically labeled as ‘mentally defective’ in the VA system. This incorrect label wrongly places them in the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)... Read more

  • House Uses CRA To Roll Back Obama-Era Regulations
    Posted in Press Release on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights, Veterans, Energy and Environment, Defense, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, D.C.–This week, Congress employed the Congressional Review Act to roll back 5 costly regulations implemented by the Obama Administration. Three of these regulations were written to hurt the energy industry, one took aim at the 2nd amendment, and one would have discouraged competition for federal contracts. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement upon House passage of all five bills: “Under the Obama Administration, burdensome overregulation became the new n... Read more

  • Reps. Conaway and Wenstrup Introduce Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act
    Posted in Press Release on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights, Veterans

    Washington– Today, Congressman Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) introduced H.R. 629, the Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act. Under current law, veterans who receive help navigating their benefits from a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) fiduciary are automatically labeled as “mentally defective” in the VA system. This incorrect label wrongly places them in the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), denying veterans their Second Amendment ... Read more

  • Conaway Sponsors Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act
    Posted in Press Release on April 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights, Veterans

    Washington–Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) and Congressman Jeff Miller (FL-01) introduced the Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act. Currently, veterans who are appointed a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) fiduciary to help with benefits are automatically labeled as “mentally defective” in the VA system, which thenplaces them on the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). This legislation protects veterans from this incorrect labeling, which can result i... Read more

  • Rep. Conaway statement on the State of the Union address
    Posted in Press Release on February 13, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights, Veterans, Defense, Fiscal Responsibility

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s State of the Union address: “President Obama asserts that America is moving in the right direction. But a nation that has $16 trillion in debt and 22.7 million unemployed citizens is moving in exactly the wrong direction. “The president speaks of the need to halt the rise in government borrowing and to stabilize our debt. Stabilizing our debt isn’t enough; we must reduce... Read more

  • Rep. Conaway stands strong in support of Second Amendment
    Posted in Press Release on January 14, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) issued the following statement today reiterating his support for ensuring and protecting Americans’ Second Amendment rights: “Our Founding Fathers saw firsthand the importance of ensuring and protecting the right to keep and bear arms. This right, enumerated in the Constitution, is a guarantee against tyranny and oppression. “As a gun owner, I am proud to defend the Second Amendment and the constitutionally protected right of Am... Read more

  • Obstruction of the worst kind
    Posted in Press Release on June 20, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights, Fiscal Responsibility

    Today, Rep. K. Michael Conaway made the following statement after the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his refusal to turn over documents related to the Fast and Furious scandal. “In a democracy, questions and investigations serve as a powerful tool. To that end, Congress is empowered to subpoena the people and records that it needs to enact laws and institute reforms. “As the chief decision maker at the Departmen... Read more

  • The Conaway Chronicle
    Posted in Conaway Chronicle on September 23, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights, Veterans, Energy and Environment

    The Conaway Chronicle: Volume 4, Issue 27 Read more

  • Conaway Votes to Support Second Amendment Rights
    Posted in Press Release on September 17, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights

    Today, on the most significant day for 2nd amendment rights since the Supreme Court overturned the District of Columbia’s 32-year old handgun ban in June, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that would limit D.C.’s power to regulate handguns. Congressman Mike Conaway (R-TX) made this statement following the bill’s passage: “Today’s vote to protect second amendment rights for residents of the District of Columbia is a monumental victory for not only citizens of Washington, D.C... Read more

  • The Conaway Chronicle
    Posted in Conaway Chronicle on September 16, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights, Veterans, Energy and Environment

    The Conaway Chronicle, Volume 4, Issue 26 Read more