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Congressman Jodey Arrington

Representing the 19th District of Texas

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

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.

 

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

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.

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April 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Governor Sonny Perdue as the new Secretary of Agriculture:

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April 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement on the U.S. military strikes in Syria:  

April 4, 2017 Press Release
Today's hearing is a part of a series to set the stage for the next farm bill

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.

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March 21, 2017 Press Release

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.

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March 9, 2017 Press Release
The V.E.T Protection Act reforms V.A. Union Rules and Ensures Employees Use Time to Care for Veterans

WASHINGTON -  Today, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Chairman, Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) introduced the Veterans, Employees and Taxpayer (VET) Protection Act.

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February 16, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Arrington says he will continue to work with Chairman Mike Conaway to support a strong farm bill, one that includes a fix for cotton, before the bill expires in 2018.

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.

February 16, 2017 Press Release
Recent Study Found VA Not Accurately Tracking Time Employees Spend on Union Business

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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