issues

Economy

Tax Reform is Working in West Texas. When I came into office, working families in West Texas and all over this country had been suffering too long under a weak economy with little to no growth. Farm income had experienced its steepest decline since the Great Depression, wages were stagnant, jobs were being shipped overseas, and health care costs were skyrocketing.

Since Congress passed the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, we have seen a surge in economic growth and optimism sweeping across America. In the days and weeks since we passed massive tax cuts for the American people, small businesses and large alike have committed to giving bonuses, raising wages, and expanding operations in our country. The new fairer and simpler tax system has resulted in better job opportunities, higher household income, and a significant improvement for all Americans.

Lowering the tax burden for our families and job creators across the 19th District was a promise I made when I ran for Congress, and our tax-reform bill delivers on that commitment. In our district, families of four with a median household income should see a projected tax cut of $1,346. This increase in real take-home pay will allow working families across the district to keep more of their hard-earned income and provide better opportunities for their loved ones.

Reining in Regulations. In Congress, I’m fighting to rein in the excessive regulations that stifle American agriculture and energy production. I have supported several pieces of legislation, including the Midnight Rules Act, the REINS Act, and the Regulatory Accountability Act, to roll back regulations and ensure that unelected agencies will not have the authority to enact legislation without the approval of ‘We the People.’

Unfair Trade Restricts American Agriculture Products. As a member of the House Agriculture Committee, I’m dedicated to breaking down unfair trade barriers so our people and products have the opportunity to both export to and profit from new markets. When American agribusinesses can fairly compete overseas, people will choose to buy our products.

KFYO: Congressman Jodey Arrington talks Farm Bill and NAFTA

October 17, 2018

Monday on KFYO Mornings with Dave King and Matt Martin Congressman Jodey Arrington, who is back in West Texas, joined Dave and Matt to talk about the farm bill, NAFTA, Obama back on the campaign […] Read More

Arrington Statement on U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Announcement

October 02, 2018

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after the United States, Mexico, and Canada announced that a trilateral agreement had been reached. “President Trump has delivered on his promise to renegotiate […] Read More

Arrington Votes to Make Historic Tax Relief Permanent

September 28, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jodey C. Arrington released the following statement after the House passed a series of bills commonly known as Tax Reform 2.0. The legislation includes measures to lock in tax relief for […] Read More

Breckenridge American: U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington meets with officials in Breckenridge, gives update on several key issues

September 19, 2018

U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington met with city and county officials Tuesday in Breckenridge and gave updates related to the national level, as well as issues rural areas such as Stephens County and Breckenridge are facing. […] Read More

August in Photos

September 07, 2018

School is back in full swing, and in a few short weeks, summer will turn to fall. It sure went fast, but as I reflect on the month of August I think of the good-hearted, […] Read More

Arrington Statement on U.S.-Mexico Trade Announcement

August 27, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after President Trump and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced a preliminary agreement between the United States and Mexico to update the North American Free […] Read More

lubbock office

1312 Texas Ave.
STE. 219
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone:(806)763-1611
Fax:(806)767-9168

abilene office

500 Chestnut St.
#819
Abilene, TX 79602
Phone:(325)675-9779
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Washington, DC office

1029 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-4005
District-wide Toll Free: 888-217-0281
Fax: 202.225.9615

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