• Sep 26, 2016
    2016 Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk

    I am very grateful to everyone who took part in the Step up for Down Syndrome Walk at Valleyfest this weekend. Team Cole and Brandon had a great showing, thank you to our friends for Stepping Up!

    • Sep 26, 2016
    Voting to Ban Further Ransom Payments

    America does not negotiate with terrorists. Yesterday the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act (H.R. 5931) passed the House, and I proudly joined my colleagues in voting for this legislation.

    • Sep 22, 2016
    National Teach Agriculture Day 2016

    Today is #NationalTeachAgDay, being involved in agriculture and 4-H was a crucial part of my childhood. The experience I gained growing up on my family's fruit orchard instilled in me a good work ethic, and grew my understanding of how politics affects farmers and the agricultural community.

    • Sep 20, 2016
    Meeting with Ivanka Trump

    I hosted a meeting today between Ivanka Trump and many of the women Republican Members of Congress and the Senate. It was an insightful, productive conversation about the future of work and the important role women and families play in the American economy. 

    • Sep 19, 2016
    Letter to the Editor: Fighting Overreach

    A special thanks to Joan for your letter to the editor! The USA (Unauthorized Spending Accountability) Act, is crucial for restoring representative government by making federal spending accountable to the people.

    • Sep 19, 2016
    Federal Grant Helps Spokane Hire 50 New Firefighters and Expand Medical Services

    Congratulations to the City of Spokane - Municipal Government for making good use of a nearly $9 million federal grant allowing the city to hire 50 new firefighters and expand medical services. This is funding I fought for, working across the aisle as your representative.

    • Sep 17, 2016
    Upholding the Promise of America This Constitution Day

    In my National Review article, I explain how I’m leading this Congress to reclaim its proper role at the center of government, as our Founders intended. Under President Obama, executive overreach has reached new extremes with more than 600 major rules during his tenure.



    • Sep 17, 2016
    2016 Deutchesfest Parade

    It may have rained on Odessa's Deutchesfest Parade this morning, but my team toughed it out! It is wonderful that communities including Odessa continue to host these events that we look forward to year after year.

    • Sep 16, 2016
    2016 Constitution Day

    In September 1787 the United States Constitution was signed by our Founding Fathers. The Constitution is the most influential document in American history, it is our duty to ensure that it continues to be followed. 

    • Sep 15, 2016
    House Votes to Block Guantanamo Transfers

    Closing Guantanamo is an unacceptable risk while we're still fighting overseas. Today I voted to stop the transfer of detainees from Guantanamo.