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  • Conaway statement on Senate NDAA
    Posted in Press Release on December 5, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Legislation

    Washington, DC – Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Senate passed the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act. “Yesterday, the Senate passed the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, thus authorizing spending for our Department of Defense for the upcoming year. I congratulate my colleagues on passage of this important legislation for our warfighter. However, I remain concerned about several provisions included that will hinder our readiness and waste ... Read more

  • Conaway: Senate Ag Committee broke faith with tradition by passing lopsided and discriminatory Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Release on April 26, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Agriculture, Legislation

    Today, Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), Chairman of the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, issued the following statement concerning the Senate Agriculture Committee's passage of a Farm Bill: "The Senate Agriculture Committee today broke faith with tradition by passing a Farm Bill that is so lopsided and discriminatory against certain producers, regions, and crops that it will take extraordinary effort to restore the kind of balance necessary to pass a farm bill. “In makin... Read more

  • Conaway Responds to President Obama's Third State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Release on January 25, 2011 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Fiscal Responsibility, Legislation

    “The number one priority for this Congress, as well as for the American people, is cutting spending to stimulate job creation. While I applaud the President’s call for a ban on earmarks and a five-year budget freeze on non-security discretionary spending, it is still not enough to hold spending at current rates and get our country back on the road to financial responsibility. “Actions speak louder than words. The time is now to make good on the fiscal promises that the President made tonight, and I look forward to seeing his plan be put into action. It isn’t what he says tonight, but what he does tomorrow that will matters for the future of our country.” Read more

  • Congressman Mike Conaway to Serve on GOP Majority Transition Team
    Posted in Press Release on November 8, 2010 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Legislation

    Representative Mike Conaway (R-TX) was named today to serve on the GOP Majority Transition Team. This 22-member team will work to ensure a seamless transition to a new Republican majority in the 112th Congress so that the House can get to work immediately in January to address the priorities of the American people. The team has been charged with implementing the reforms to Congress in the Pledge to America and looking for additional ways to reform Congress so that it is more transparent, cost-effective, and accountable to the people. Read more

  • What the Next Speaker Must Do
    Posted in Article on November 5, 2010 | Preview rr
    Tags: Legislation

    The political landscape has been permanently reshaped over the past two years. Overreaching by elected officials—in the form of pork-laden "stimulus" spending, permanent bailouts, and policies that force responsible taxpayers to subsidize irresponsible behavior—has awakened something deep in our national character. This has led to a surge of activism by citizens demanding smaller, more accountable government and a repudiation of Washington in Tuesday's elections. Read more

  • Conaway Introduces Bridge Life Extension Act
    Posted in Press Release on March 25, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Legislation

    Today, Congressman Conaway (TX-11) introduced H.R. 1682, the “Bridge Life Extension Act of 2009.” “The bridge collapses and closures should be a wakeup call for lawmakers,” said Conaway. “Our nation’s infrastructure is crumbling due to improper planning, negligence and inadequate management at all levels of governments.” The “Bridge Life Extension Act of 2009” sets new standards for bridges that receive federal funding by requiring the states to strictly define the preservation of structures in the bridge maintenance plan and develop corrosion mitigation and prevention measures for all bridges undergoing repair, rehabilitation or construction. Read more

  • Economy at the fore
    Posted in Article on January 8, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Legislation

    The West Texas delegation has a collective laundry list of challenging issues for the 111th Congress to take up. To name a few: the economy, energy, education, immigration, border security, health care spending, the death tax, freedom of information and the war on terror. But the Republicans who took another oath this week to represent West Texas say they expect the economy to be the top issue, probably for months to come. Read more

  • Conaway Bill to Honor Fallen Hero from Odessa Passes through the House
    Posted in Press Release on August 1, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Legislation

    Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives voted by voice-vote to unanimously pass H.R. 6437, which designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 N Texas Avenue in Odessa, TX as the “Corporal Alfred ‘Mac’ Wilson Post Office Building”. On March 3, 1969, while returning from a mission while in battle in Vietnam, Corporal Wilson sacrificed his life to save the lives of his friends and comrades. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery and sacrifice. Read more

  • The Conaway Chronicle
    Posted in Conaway Chronicle on July 28, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Environment, Legislation

    The Conaway Chronicle, Volume 4, Issue 24 Read more

  • The Conaway Chronicle
    Posted in Conaway Chronicle on June 18, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Environment, Legislation

    The Conaway Chronicle, Volume 4, Issue 19 Read more

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