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  • House Passes FY18 Budget
    Posted in Press Release on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington– Thursday, the House of Representatives passed Building a Better America, the House Republicans’ budget proposal for FY18. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11), who also spoke on the House Floor in support of this legislation, released the following statement upon passage: “As a legislator—but more importantly as a father and grandfather—I am seriously concerned about the mountain of debt our nation is passing on to our children and grandchildren. Today, the House of Representatives pass... Read more

  • Conaway Votes to Protect the Lives of Unborn Children
    Posted in Press Release on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Washington– Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 36, The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: “There is no life more vulnerable than the life of an unborn child.Medical professionals have reached a consensus that at 20 weeks, a child in utero can feel pain and physical suffering. The legislation we passed today, which I was proud to cosponsor, ensures that no child capable of feeling pain will be subjected to the cruelty of an abortion. “Th... Read more

  • Conaway Reintroduces Carbon Capture Act
    Posted in Press Release on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Environment

    Washington– Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) led a bipartisan coalition of 30 members in introducing H.R. 3761, the Carbon Capture Act. This legislation incentivizes carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects, a technology that can capture up to 90 percent of the carbon dioxide emissions produced from the use of traditional fuel methods in electricity generation and industrial processes. “The outpouring of bipartisan support for carbon capture and sequestration projects is overwh... Read more

  • House Intelligence Committee to Conduct Interview of Jared Kushner Next Week
    Posted in Press Release on July 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – On Tuesday, July 25, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will interview Mr. Jared Kushner. This interview with Mr. Kushner is part of the Committee’s ongoing probe into the Russian active measures campaign in the 2016 election. Read more

  • National Defense Authorization Act Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by a vote of 344-81. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement in support of this legislation: “This year’s NDAA begins the long and arduous process of repairing our military after the drastic cuts suffered under President Obama. This legislation prioritizes our service members, and providing a well-deserved pay raise and the readiness training and equipm... Read more

  • Joint Conaway, Schiff Statement in Response to White House Letter on Comey Tapes
    Posted in Press Release on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement: On Friday, June 23, the House Intelligence Committee received a letter from the Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs responding to the Committee’s June 9 letter to the White House Counsel asking the White House to tell the Committee whether any recordings, memoranda, or other documents memorializing President Trump’s conversations with former FBI Director Comey exist or ever... Read more

  • House Passes Kate’s Law, Legislation to Prevent Sanctuary Cities
    Posted in Press Release on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington–Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) joined the House of Representatives to pass two key pieces of legislation. H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, strengthens the law against dangerous sanctuary city polices that shield criminal immigrants from federal immigration enforcement. H.R. 3004, Kate’s Law, increases penalties for deported felons who illegally return to the United States. “These two bills take critical steps towards preventing dangerous criminals from illeg... Read more

  • HASC Begins FY18 NDAA Mark Up
    Posted in Press Release on June 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–Wednesday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) reaffirmed his support for the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with the following statement: “The National Defense Authorization Act is the most important responsibility the House Armed Services Committee undertakes. This bill delivers a well-deserved pay raise for our troops, builds upon key military readiness provisions, and provides infrastructure, equipment, and fleet modernizations that are desperately needed. “Include... Read more

  • 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