Apr 20 2018
This week I had a singular mission: put taxpayers first. The good news is that this week we passed a desperately-needed overhaul of the IRS system. We also held a hearing in the Oversight Committee about abuse of taxpayer trust by Brightline.
Apr 19 2018
Today, under oath before Congress, Brightline admitted that they lied when they said that their project is "not publicly funded at all." This is a direct quote from today: "There has been public funding granted."
Apr 18 2018
If you’re like most Americans and have struggled with the IRS’s confusing and inefficient bureaucracy, then I have some good news for you—this week, we passed a desperately-needed overhaul of the IRS system with one singular mission in mind: taxpayer first.
Apr 13 2018
In one of the most ridiculous and frustrating moves since I've gotten to Washington, 184 Members of Congress just teamed up to block a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution. I voted yes on this important bill, and I wish more of my colleagues would have done the same.
Apr 12 2018
Ensuring that we are good stewards of our environment begins with strong conservation efforts. Great news: today my bill passed through the Transportation & Infrastructure committee unanimously. This clears the last major hurdle before passing the bill on the House Floor!
Mar 23 2018
Our communities are safest when America is strongest. Last week we passed new legislation to strengthen school security and this week we took decisive action to protect American security at the highest levels - including our cyber security and national infrastructure network.
Mar 16 2018
Our schools should be as safe as the halls of Congress. This week, we made strong progress toward that goal by passing two bills that I've been pushing forward.
Mar 12 2018
Taxpayers deserve the truth about who is paying for Brightline, and our community deserves answers about why they are refusing to address critical safety and economic concerns. That's why I've requested a Congressional hearing to examine this abusive waste and fraud.
Mar 09 2018
One of my top goals in Congress is to make our community safe, healthy and strong. As a member of the Foreign Affairs committee, I'm working for strong national security, and right here in the 18th District, we're hard at work to protect our schools, combat the opioid epidemic and more.
Feb 27 2018
As Members of Congress, we weren’t sent to Washington to do what’s easy — we were sent here to take action, even when the conversation is difficult and the odds look long. We must unite to prevent this from happening ever again. We must unite to save lives.