WASHINGTON - Congressman Jodey Arrington, a Republican from Texas, and Congressman Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California, today were the first Members of Congress to jointly introduce bipartisan term limits legislation in the 115th Congress.
LUBBOCK - Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Chairman Jodey Arrington’s (TX-19) bill to reform VA union rules, and ensure employees use time to care for veterans, passed through the Veterans’ Affairs Committee today. This is a key legislative step toward full House passage.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) voted in support of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, the same day two more insurers announced their intention to pull out of Obamacare status insurance markets.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Governor Sonny Perdue as the new Secretary of Agriculture:
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement on the U.S. military strikes in Syria:
WASHINGTON - Today, the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing titled “The Next Farm Bill: Commodity Policy, Part II” as part of a series to set the stage for the 2018 Farm Bill.
WASHINGTON - Today House Republicans unveiled several key conservative changes to the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare that Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) fought to include in the legislation during its markup in the House Budget Committee. Arrington is the only Republican from Texas on the committee.
WASHINGTON - Today, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Chairman, Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) introduced the Veterans, Employees and Taxpayer (VET) Protection Act.
WASHINGTON - The House Committee on Agriculture held a hearing to review the economic challenges facing rural America and to provide context for the needs of rural communities in the next farm bill.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Jodey Arrington, in his first official hearing as Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, examined a study by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the time union officials spend working on union business while being paid by the VA.
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More than 2,000 veterans are buried in the City of Lubbock Cemetery.
On Monday morning, some loved ones, fellow veterans and others from the community gathered at the cemetery to pay tribute to them and the countless other service men and women around the country who have died.
As he completes his first week on Congress, Representative Jodey Arrington (R-TX, 19th District) said his family and faith are two of the most important mainstays in his life.
The day he was sworn in, close friends and family joined him in his new office for a moment of prayer.
"We shared tears in our prayer dedication service," Arrington said.
Though Memorial Day has passed, I hope and pray that we will make a commitment to daily honoring and remembering those who showed the greatest act of love in defense of our way of life. Our brave men and women in the military remind us that FREEDOM is still worth fighting for.