Republicans must come together to stand for policies that strengthen the core of society: The traditional family. Marriage must be protected. Life must be respected. Liberals suggest the policies we embrace are “divisive wedge issues,” but they could not be more wrong. Policies that strengthen the family are essential to a GOP that keeps its core conservative principles.
May 31st, 2017
I'm a mom. A Christian. A conservative. I know Governor Abbott is on the verge of making a decision about whether to call a special session of the legislature and whether to include a "bathroom bill" in such a session.
May 30th, 2017
While Monday was the day we remember those who gave their lives for our country, we should also remember we must keep our promise to all of our veterans. Since first being elected to Congress, I’ve been fighting for our...
May 26th, 2017
This Monday, America honors its war dead. We call it Memorial Day. Many Americans do not realize that there are 25 United States cemeteries overseas for America’s war dead. The one in Luxembourg is one that I have visited...
May 23rd, 2017
The Texas Legislature may have just answered with a solution: banning child marriages altogether, as the House voted to do on Friday, sending the legislation up to Governor Greg Abbott for his signature.
May 22nd, 2017
On the brink of peak mosquito season in Texas, Ted Cruz (R-TX) and I sent a letter to Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) asking about how her agency is coordinating with Texas public...
May 15th, 2017
My daughter Kai is six years old. She also happens to be transgender. (As a lifelong Conservative Christian, this turn in the road came as a huge surprise, and you can read more about that here.)
May 10th, 2017
For the past 35 years, TAASA has been the voice for sexual assault survivors in Texas. I wish I was here today to speak about one of the solid, victim-centered bills currently proposed in the legislature.
May 1st, 2017
The real fact of the matter is that these bills won’t do anything. Who is going to police it – are you going to have a police officer standing outside every restroom? And a criminal is going to do criminal things, period....
April 21st, 2017
I have no idea whether Bill O’Reilly is guilty or innocent of the charges against him.Either way, his fall — given that he topped the cable news programs for over 15 years — was incredibly swift.
May 30th, 2017
Our Lady of the Lake University honored one of their own! The administration of the Sisters of Divine Providence must be quite enamored with the Castros and their progressive agenda because on May 14 they awarded an honorary...
May 29th, 2017
On Memorial Day, we remember our servicemen and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our great nation. Without these patriots, America would not stand strong today.
May 24th, 2017
I'm happy to announce that soon I'll be introducing legislation that reauthorizes several critical provisions to help fight human trafficking and bring us one step closer to ridding our country of this heinous crime.
May 22nd, 2017
At least 19 people were killed and about 50 others were injured in what British Prime Minister Theresa May called "an appalling suicide attack" after an Ariana Grande concert Monday night at Manchester Arena in England,...
May 19th, 2017
I’m a politically conservative Christian. Six years ago, God blessed my husband and me with a beautiful daughter. Like all parents, we want to do everything we can to keep her safe.
May 12th, 2017
The following article was originally published on Texas Believes.At the core of his faith, The Reverend Doctor Larry Bethune is guided by the strong belief that “God loves all people and loves all people equally.”...
May 3rd, 2017
As Chairman of the House Committee on Rules, I recently released the following statement in support of a measure to allow private-sector employers to offer employees the choice of paid time off in lieu of cash wages for...
April 26th, 2017
As the Texas Senate was getting down to work on the “bathroom bill,” Dr. Steve Hotze, an anti-gay activist and longtime business partner of Lt. Gov.
April 20th, 2017
A lone gunman opened fire before being killed as he fled the scene, police say. The Champs-Elysees was sealed off.President Francois Hollande said that he was convinced the attack was "terrorist-related".
April 17th, 2017
Aging out of foster care should not mean aging into homelessness. The Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act will remove obstacles blocking these vulnerable youths’ access to safe housing during their overnight...