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  • Majority of House Cosponsors Local Radio Freedom Act
    Posted in Press Release on December 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington– A majority of the House of Representatives has now signaled their support for the Local Radio Freedom Act by cosponsoring this bill, led by Congressmen Mike Conaway (TX-11) and Gene Green (TX-29). This legislation, which opposes any new taxes or fees for music played on local radio stations, now has 219 cosponsors. “Local radio stations provide an invaluable service for communities, keeping citizens apprised of news, weather updates, and other emergency alerts. In the case of natura... Read more

  • Conaway Commends Pentagon’s Audit Commitment
    Posted in Press Release on December 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington– Thursday, Department of Defense Comptroller David Norquist announced an agency-wide audit of the Pentagon’s $2.4t in assets. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released this statement following the announcement: “Today’s announcement is a major turning point for Department of Defense auditability. The commitment to perform a full, annual audit of the DoD will provide the taxpayers the accountability they deserve, as well as present opportunities for increased efficiency within the Dep... Read more

  • Conaway: Sweeping Tax Reform Legislation Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington– Thursday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, by a vote of 227-205. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement of support following passage: “Today, the House of Representatives passed the most sweeping tax reform legislation this country has seen in over 30 years. With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Republicans are putting Americans in the driver’s seat. An average, middle-income American family of four earning $59,000 a year wi... Read more

  • Conaway Announces Support for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Release on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington– Thursday, the House Republican Conference unveiled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a new plan for a simpler, fairer tax code. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement of support: “Our nation’s tax code is no longer working for middle class families. Small businesses are struggling to stay competitive. Job creation is stagnant. Americans are working harder than ever, but just aren’t seeing the benefits. “Today, House Republicans released a plan for a simpler, fair... Read more

  • House Passes Tax Reform Framework
    Posted in Press Release on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington– Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the framework for tax reform legislation through the FY2018 Budget Resolution. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement upon passage: “The last time the tax code received a major overhaul, it was 1986 and a gallon of gas cost 89 cents. A lot has changed over the last 30 years, but our overly complex tax code has not and America’s middle-class families, who are now struggling to make ends meet, are suffering as a ... Read more

  • 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