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  • Conaway Reintroduces George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act
    Posted in Press Release on June 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington–Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) reintroduced H.R. 3008, the George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act, which seeks to preserve the Midland home of the Bush family as a national landmark. “George W. Bush’s childhood home is a historic property that tells a tale of two presidents, two governors, and two first ladies,” said Rep. Conaway. “The home is currently a museum that is open to the public, and my legislation takes the next step towards the home achieving the status of a ... Read more

  • Conaway’s 12 Carrier Act Included in Seapower Mark
    Posted in Press Release on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–Wednesday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement applauding the House Armed Services, Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee on including his 12 Carrier Act into the subcommittee markup for the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act: “I am happy that my bill H.R. 941, the 12 Carrier Act, was included in today’s Seapower mark. Increasing the number of aircraft carriers from 11 to 12 is a strong move in the right direction that will empower the Navy wi... Read more

  • VA Reform Bill Heads to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Release on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington– Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Veterans Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement upon passage: “For years, we saw the Veterans Administration (VA) fail the service men and women who fought so hard for our freedom and safety. Today, with the Veterans Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act, we are taking further action towards a more accountable, veteran-centered VA. “Th... Read more

  • House Passes CHOICE Act to Overturn Dodd-Frank
    Posted in Press Release on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington– Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement upon passage of the Financial CHOICE Act: “The Dodd-Frank Act created a staggering 27,669 new regulations. Wall Street’s big banks can afford the overwhelming costs of compliance, but community banks, small businesses, and farmers and ranchers are struggling to hire new employees, invest in their futures, or get the loans they need to expand. The CHOICE Act delivers the regulatory relief Main Street needs, w... Read more

  • Conaway Applauds Ford CVN Delivery, Renews Call for 12th CVN
    Posted in Press Release on June 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington– Wednesday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement applauding the delivery of the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier to the U.S. Navy: “The successful delivery of the first in class Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier is a terrific step in the right direction for the United States seapower mission of providing safe seas for the U.S. and our allies. This new and evolved carrier and class maximizes cost, efficiency, and tax payer dollars. Its new and advanced system... Read more

  • HPSCI Requests Documents from FBI Related to Russia Investigation
    Posted in Press Release on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the House Intelligence Committee’s ongoing investigation into potential Russian interference in the 2016 elections, Reps. Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff sent a letter Wednesday night requesting additional documents from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) related to FBI’s ongoing counterintelligence investigation, including relevant documents related to the dismissal of Mr. Comey as FBI Director or memorializing conversations between th... Read more

  • Open Hearing with Former CIA Director John Brennan
    Posted in Press Release on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – On Tuesday, May 23, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, will appear in open session starting at 10 a.m. in HVC-210, and then afterwards in closed session, to answer questions related to Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign. As part of this investigation, Representatives Conaway and Schiff will continue to seek witness testimony and relevant documents, and they will continue to lead an in-depth review of intelligence reports, gov... Read more

  • Conaway, Schiff Issue Joint Statement on Russia Investigation
    Posted in Press Release on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    “The House Intelligence Committee is determined to move forward with its Russia investigation in a thorough and nonpartisan fashion. As a part of our responsibilities, we will be conducting rigorous oversight to ensure that the FBI's own investigation is not impeded or interfered with in any way." ### Read more

  • House Votes to Repeal Obamacare
    Posted in Press Release on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.– Today, the House of Representatives voted to repeal Obamacare and repair the health care system by passing the American Health Care Act. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement upon passage: “Obamacare was full of broken promises. Then-President Obama told the American people time and time again, ‘If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor; if you like your health insurance you can keep your health insurance.’The American people learned very qui... Read more

  • Conaway, Schiff Issue Joint Statement on Closed Hearing with Comey, Rogers
    Posted in Press Release on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held a closed hearing with FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Admiral Michael Rogers. Reps. Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) released this statement following the hearing: “Today's hearing provided our committee members with a valuable opportunity to ask follow up questions from the open hearing we convened with Directors Comey and Rogers a month ago. We remain committed to workin... Read more