April 18th, 2018
U.S. Senators Dean Heller (R-NV), Pat Roberts (R-KS), and I yesterday introduced the Small Business Taxpayer Bill of Rights Act, legislation to slash red tape for taxpayers and allow small business owners to spend...
April 16th, 2018
Recently, U.S. Congressmen John Larson (CT-01) and I introduced the Medical Debt Tax Relief Act (H.R. 5493), which would ensure that the IRS cannot tax medical debt that has been forgiven.
March 7th, 2018
Last year, Congress passed landmark legislation, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This legislation cuts taxes in every income group.Now, Texans are seeing the impact of this pro-family, pro-growth tax reform. And so are the...
March 2nd, 2018
I'd like to mention briefly two iconic companies that are showing their devotion to Texas in a much different but important manner. Based in Tyler, they are spreading the good news of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the law that...
February 23rd, 2018
I issued the following statement after Ways and Means Committee Republicans concluded their annual retreat to lay out their policy agenda for 2018:
January 31st, 2018
I released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address:
January 29th, 2018
This week I was delighted to spend time with North Texans across the 32nd Congressional District to learn how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has impacted their lives. It was amazing to hear the stories from small businesses,...
January 18th, 2018
Despite what the pundits and many naysayers in the media and Congress said, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is doing exactly what we promised.
January 11th, 2018
Today on the Senate floor, I discussed the benefits workers in Texas and across the nation will receive as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here...
January 5th, 2018
States with the fastest economic growth, like Texas and Florida, tend to have a common focus in their economic policies: low taxes (including low or no income taxes), a fiscally conservative approach to spending, and a...
April 17th, 2018
We’re celebrating Tax Day this year because April 17 marks the last time that taxpayers will ever have to deal with the old, broken tax code.
March 28th, 2018
Yesterday, I visited local olive oil bar, The Oilerie in The Woodlands. I met with store owners, Greg and Jo Anna Zachary, to hear first-hand how tax reform positively impacted their business.
March 5th, 2018
I authored the following Op-Ed in the Waco Tribune highlighting the historic reforms included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that are already making a di
February 27th, 2018
Hurricane Harvey unleashed torrential rainfall – greater than 60 inches in some places – killing 88 people and displacing 30,000. Slamming ashore about six months ago, Harvey caused an estimated $198 billion in damages,...
February 19th, 2018
There is much heated debate right now over skyrocketing property taxes in Texas and who is to blame. Who's the real culprit? Who's been fighting to cut your property taxes in Montgomery County?
January 30th, 2018
President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union Speech tonight. My guest is Jim “Mac” McInvale, a successful businessman, founder of Gallery Furniture and world-class philanthropist who embodies the American Dream...
January 26th, 2018
The following article was authored by Timothy Lee, Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs at the Center for Individual Freedom:It's bad enough any time the federal government needlessly intervenes into the U.S....
January 12th, 2018
The following is authored by Eric Hall. Eric Hall is a U.S. Army Veteran who serves on the Collin County Republican Party Executive Committee as an elected Precinct Chairman, is the Chairman of Collin County Young...
January 8th, 2018
Last week on the Senate floor, I highlighted the Senate’s many legislative accomplishments in 2017 that will benefit Texans and Americans across the country. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be...