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  • 21 Texas Members Call for Release of Trevor Reed
    Posted in Press Release on September 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    Wednesday, 21 members of the Texas Delegation, joined by Leader McCarthy, introduced a resolution calling for the release of Trevor Reed, a United States Marine Corps veteran. Reed, who grew up in Tehachapi, California and now calls Granbury, Texas home, is currently detained as a political prisoner in Russia. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) is joined in introducing this resolution by House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican Michael McCaul (TX-10), Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23... Read more

  • ICYMI: Federal Grant Awarded to Improve Roads in Permian Basin
    Posted in Press Release on September 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a FY20 Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant of $25 million to the Texas Department of Transportation for improvements to the I-20/Cotton Flat overpass in Midland, Texas. These funds will go towards raising the Cotton Flat Road overpass, converting access roads, and modifying traffic signals at the frontage road intersections. In April, Congressmen Mike Conaway (TX-11) and Will Hurd (TX-23) sent a letter to Sec... Read more

  • U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $7.2 Million in CARES Act Funding to Boost Economic Development Programs Critical to Helping Texas Respond to Coronavirus
    Posted in Press Release on September 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $7.2 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to 18 EDA Economic Development District organizations across Texas to update economic development plans and fortify programs to assist communities in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. “The Trump Administration is eager to allocate these essential CARES Act funds and deliver on our promise to help American co... Read more

  • Conaway Statement on Hong Kong Extradition Treaty Suspension
    Posted in Press Release on August 19, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States will terminate three bilateral agreements with Hong Kong, including suspending its extradition treaty—which Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) called for in his July resolution responding to China’s overreach in Hong Kong. Congressman Conaway released this statement following the Secretary’s announcement: “I am pleased that the State Department is terminating the United States’ extradition treaty with Hong Kong and pro... Read more

  • Conaway: Democrats Putting Politics Before USPS Policy Reforms
    Posted in Press Release on August 17, 2020 | Preview rr

    Monday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after Speaker Pelosi announced a Saturday vote on legislation related to the United States Postal Service (USPS): “It is the height of hubris for Speaker Pelosi to force Members of the House of Representatives to vote on legislation just days before a pivotal hearing on the very same topic. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has agreed to testify before the House Oversight Committee next Monday to discuss the challenges USPS f... Read more

  • Conaway Welcomes President Trump to Permian Basin
    Posted in Press Release on July 29, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Environment

    Wednesday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) joined President Trump on Air Force One for a trip to the Permian Basin. President Trump toured an oil rig at Double Eagle Energy, made remarks on the progress his administration has made to advance American energy independence, and signed four permits providing for the expansion of pipeline and railroad infrastructure. Congressman Conaway released a statement following the events: “It was an immense honor to show the President of the United States aro... Read more

  • Conaway Introduces Resolution Responding to China's Overreach in Hong Kong
    Posted in Press Release on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) introduced H. Con. Res. 108, expressing the sense of Congress that Hong Kong’s loss of judicial and political autonomy would expose individuals residing in the United States to a judicial system subservient to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), and that the United States should suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong until it can be certified that Hong Kong’s judicial independence has been reestablished. “The Chinese Communist Party has once again... Read more

  • Conaway Votes to Support Military as NDAA Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on July 21, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Tuesday, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21 NDAA) passed the House of Representatives. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement of support: “Funding our military is the single most important annual function of Congress. The FY21 NDAA provides increased resources to support our service members and their families, adequately counter enemy aggression, and susta... Read more

  • Conaway Statement on U.K. Decision to Remove Huawei Products from 5G Development
    Posted in Press Release on July 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after the United Kingdom (U.K.) announced that Huawei will be banned from providing any future equipment for the U.K’s 5G network, and any existing Huawei equipment will be removed by 2027: “I’m glad to see the U.K. coming to their senses and moving towards removing Huawei equipment from their 5G network. I have long warned about the threats of allowing companies controlled by the Chinese Communist Party, like H... Read more

  • Conaway: Democrats in Congress Must Rise Above Partisanship
    Posted in Press Release on June 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released a statement after voting no on H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020, a partisan bill that will hinder law enforcement from doing their job and keeping our communities safe: “The tragic and wrongful death of George Floyd has deeply disturbed our entire nation and sparked necessary conversations regarding the reforms needed within our police departments to restore accountability and trust between our citizens and those who ... Read more

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