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  • Conaway, Connolly Reintroduce Resolution Condemning North Korean Prison Camps
    Posted in Press Release on February 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington– Friday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) and Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA- 11) reintroduced a resolution condemning the Government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s labor camp system, and calling upon DPRK leadership to dismantle it. “Egregious crimes against humanity are taking place in labor camps across North Korea,” said Congressman Conaway. “Innocent individuals are sent to these prison camps for any reason from listening to pop music to holding Christian beliefs.... Read more

  • Conaway Applauds President Trump’s SOTU Address
    Posted in Press Release on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington–Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after President Trump’s State of the Union address to Congress: “Throughout his time in office, President Trump has offered a consistent and confident vision for America’s future. Tonight, he called on Congress to put aside bitter, partisan politics and do everything we can to work together on behalf of the American people. “I especially appreciate President Trump’s commitment to putting our nation, and our citizens, fi... Read more

  • Conaway, Ryan Reintroduce Legislation Enforcing Fair Trade with China
    Posted in Press Release on January 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington–Tuesday, Congressmen Mike Conaway (TX-11) and Tim Ryan (OH-13) reintroduced The Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act. This legislation works to safeguard American assets from Chinese influence and possession, as well as protect American businesses from China’s tools of economic aggression. “Beijing’s Made in China 2025 initiative has made it clear that the Chinese government’s objective is to drive American companies out of business and move their technology and jobs to China at any ... Read more

  • ICYMI: Conaway, Ruppersberger, Himes, Hurd Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Fight Digital Threats from China, Others
    Posted in Press Release on January 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington– Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Jim Himes (D-CT), Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Will Hurd (R-TX) Wednesday introduced bipartisan legislation that will toughen the United States’ position against national security threats posed by technology competitors like China. The bill will create a new office within the White House that will serve as a central coordinator to combat the assault on American innovation which threatens our national security. The executive-level Office of Crit... Read more

  • Conaway: Nancy Pelosi Does Not Speak for Texas
    Posted in Press Release on January 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington–Wednesday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after voting against the third title of the Democrats’ proposed rules for the 116th Congress: “Democrats have started the new Congress by doubling down on Nancy Pelosi and her disastrous liberal agenda. Despite protests from House Republicans, House Democrats have decided to give Pelosi the authority to speak on behalf of the entire House of Representatives as she argues in support of Obamacare in the federal... Read more

  • Conaway Opposes House Democrats’ Rule Package
    Posted in Press Release on January 3, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington – Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after voting against the Democrats’ proposed rules for the 116th Congress: “It should come as no surprise that the Democrat’s first act in the Majority was to introduce a package of rules that would be disastrous for the majority of honest, hard working Americans. Instead of requiring thoughtful consideration and bipartisan, super-majority support for any tax increase, the Democrats have slashed historic pre... Read more

  • 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

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