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  • House Passes Conaway’s Resolution to Oppose Nord Stream II
    Posted in Press Release on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Environment, Defense

    Washington–Tuesday, the House of Representatives unanimously passed Congressman Mike Conaway’s H. Res. 1035, expressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II. Congressman Conaway released the following statement upon passage: “Vladimir Putin is once again attempting to flex Russia’s energy muscle to exert control over Western Europe through the construction of Nord Stream II, an underwater gas pipeline that would connect the Russian Federation to Germany through the Baltic Sea. Despite ... Read more

  • House Passes Conaway’s George W. Bush Childhood Home Act
    Posted in Press Release on December 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington–Monday, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Mike Conaway’s H.R. 3008, the George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act. This legislation, which passed 382-4-2, aims to preserve the Midland home of the Bush family as a national landmark. “George W. Bush’s childhood home in Midland, Texas is a piece of our nation’s history,” said Rep. Conaway. “Two Presidents, two governors, and a first lady have called this house their home. As the nation mourns the passing of George Herbert Wal... Read more

  • Department of Defense Completes First Audit
    Posted in Press Release on November 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement regarding the completion of the Department of Defense’s first audit: “After years of hard work, the Department of Defense has officially completed its first ever audit of the entire department. Given the sheer size of the DoD, many questioned the feasibility of a full audit. I applaud the many men and women whose determination made this accomplishment possible. “Not enough can be said about the magnitude of th... Read more

  • Tax Reform 2.0 Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington–This week, the House of Representatives passed a package of three bills known as Tax Reform 2.0. This collection of legislation included H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Businesses Tax Cuts Act, H.R. 6757, the Family Savings Act, and H.R. 6756, the American Innovation Act. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement upon passage: “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which President Trump signed into law in December, provided American families with increased pay ... Read more

  • Conaway, Green Introduce Resolution to Support and Defend Israel
    Posted in Press Release on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–Wednesday, Congressmen Mike Conaway and Gene Green of Texas introduced H. Con. Res. 139, a resolution expressing support for the United States to pursue and enter into a military treaty alliance of extended deterrence with the State of Israel. “Israel is our most important ally in an increasingly unstable region, and America and Israel have a long history of cooperation critical to both nations’ safety and security,” said Congressman Conaway. “Congressional support for Israel has neve... Read more

  • NDAA Conference Report Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on July 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report by a vote of 359-54. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement upon passage: “The annual National Defense Authorization Act provides our men and women in uniform with the training, equipment, and resources they need in order to successfully perform their mission. This year’s NDAA honors President Trump’s commitment to our servicemembers to improve ... Read more

  • Conaway, Cotton, Rubio, Cheney, and Ruppersberger Raise Concerns about Google’s Partnership with Huawei
    Posted in Press Release on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington – Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Texas), along with Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida), Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming), and Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Maryland) today sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai expressing concern about Google’s relationship with the Chinese telecom company Huawei because of its potential threat to U.S. national security. “Chinese telecommunications companies, such as Huawei, have extensive ties with the Chinese C... Read more

  • Conaway Introduces The FriendSHIP Act
    Posted in Press Release on June 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–This week, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 6000, The FriendSHIP Act: “After examining U.S. security concerns on a congressional delegation trip to Southeast Asia last week, it is clear this region of the world presents direct dangers to America’s safety. It is crucial that the U.S. does more to empower our allies and friends in the region. “This legislation authorizes the transfer of an amphibious ship to Japan, providing our c... Read more

  • Conaway Introduces Legislation to Enforce Fair Trade with China
    Posted in Press Release on June 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–After returning from a CODEL to China and South East Asia last week, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) partnered with Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) to introduce the Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act. “China has taken advantage of our trading relationship, becoming increasingly aggressive with illegal trade practices in an attempt to specifically undermine and drive American companies out of business,” said Congressman Conaway. “This presents significant national security and economi... Read more

  • National Defense Authorization Act Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington– Thursday, the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 351-66. Congressman Mike Conaway, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement of support: “Every year, the National Defense Authorization Act provides critical funding and support for the men and women who serve our nation. This year’s NDAA supports President Trump’s commitments to rebuild the military and improve readin... Read more

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