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  • 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

  • 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