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  • Rep. Conaway praises committee passage of two ag bills
    Posted in Press Release on March 20, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Veterans

    U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) today praised the House Agriculture Committee’s passage of two bills he has supported that would help prevent Dodd-Frank from hurting end users and the swaps market. H.R. 1003, introduced by Rep. Conaway, would require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to quantify the costs and benefits of future regulations and orders. It would also mandate that the commission quantify the impact of market liquidity, a marked change from the current policy... Read more

  • Rep. Conaway statement on sequester
    Posted in Press Release on March 1, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Veterans

    U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) issued the following statement on today’s sequester deadline: “The House of Representatives, which comprises one-half of one-third of the branches of the federal government, has passed two bills to mitigate the effects of the sequester and make smart choices on where spending can be cut. We’ve waited on the president and the Democrat-controlled Senate to act, and their inaction is why the sequester is kicking in. “While the ways the sequester cuts... Read more

  • Reps. Conaway and Green reintroduce Local Radio Freedom Act
    Posted in Press Release on February 15, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representatives K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) and Gene Green (D-Texas) today reintroduced the bipartisan Local Radio Freedom Act (H. Con. Res. 16), which would oppose any new fees, taxes or royalties for music played on local radio stations. The resolution has 71 additional original cosponsors. The recording industry has lobbied for a new “performance tax,” which would require local radio stations to pay a fee for each song they play on air. Local radio already provides free advertising and ... Read more

  • Rep. Conaway statement on the State of the Union address
    Posted in Press Release on February 13, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights, Veterans, Defense, Fiscal Responsibility

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s State of the Union address: “President Obama asserts that America is moving in the right direction. But a nation that has $16 trillion in debt and 22.7 million unemployed citizens is moving in exactly the wrong direction. “The president speaks of the need to halt the rise in government borrowing and to stabilize our debt. Stabilizing our debt isn’t enough; we must reduce... Read more

  • Rep. Conaway supports No Budget, No Pay Act
    Posted in Press Release on January 23, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) issued the following statement today after voting yes on the No Budget, No Pay Act, which passed the House 285-144. “If we are to get our fiscal house in order, we must start by passing a fiscally responsible budget, one that cuts spending and uses taxpayer dollars wisely. House leadership has presented two consecutive budgets that confront our nation’s spending problem, while Senate Democrats have failed to pass a budget for ne... Read more

  • Conaway statement on Restoring Work Requirements to Welfare
    Posted in Press Release on September 20, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington, DC – Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the following statement today on passage of the Congressional Disapproval of Waiver of Work Requirements (H.J.Res. 118). “This summer, President Obama unilaterally gutted the most effective antipoverty program this nation has seen. He did so on the flimsiest legal basis and over my strident opposition. “The bipartisan welfare reform law gave an incentive and an avenue for millions of American families to get off the welfare merry-go-round an... Read more

  • Conaway statement on passage of the Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
    Posted in Press Release on July 26, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the following statement today on passage of the Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act (H.R. 4078). This legislation would prohibit federal agencies from implementing their most severe regulatory actions until the unemployment rate falls to 6 percent or less. “Three years ago the red tape waterfall started flowing out of the Obama White House and ever since American businesses have been drowning. “We’ve all been touched, effected, or know som... Read more

  • Conaway Comments on U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s Decision Not to List Dunes Sagebrush Lizard
    Posted in Press Release on June 13, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the following statement after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service withdrew its proposal to add the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard to the list of species protected under the Endangered Species Act. “It is a good day for West Texas. By preventing this listing, our oil and gas producers, ranchers and land owners will be able to continue doing what they do best – providing the fuel and food this nation needs. The decision announced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Se... Read more

  • Mike Conaway: It is a great day to be cutting taxes
    Posted in Press Release on April 19, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Fiscal Responsibility

    Today, Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) voted in support of H.R. 9, the Small Business Tax Cut, which provides small businesses, regardless of how they are organized, a 20-percent deduction against active business income for tax year 2012. “This bill stands in stark contrast to the damaging policies coming out of the Senate and the White House which only take more money from struggling businesses and punish them for succeeding. Instead of punishing job creators, Republicans want to reward those wh... Read more

  • Conaway Votes to Cut Government Spending and Protect Hardworking Taxpayers
    Posted in Press Release on March 29, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Fiscal Responsibility

    Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) made the following comment after voting in favor of the House Republican budget, “The Path to Prosperity.” "Getting our economy back on track is a journey that starts with a strong budget plan like the one we put forward today,” Conaway said. “This budget highlights the difficult decisions and tradeoffs that must be made to bring our budget back into balance. While no American is likely to support every choice made in this budget, finding a reasonable path to a ... Read more

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