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Congressman Jodey Arrington

Representing the 19th District of Texas

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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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February 7, 2017 Press Release
Arrington serves as Chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

Washington – West Texas achieved another considerable victory today, as Congressman Jodey Arrington has been selected to serve as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, a division of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

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February 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today the United States House of Representatives passed legislation cosponsored by Congressman Jodey Arrington that would strike down an Obama Administration final rule which would unjustly deny certain Social Security beneficiaries their Second Amendment rights without due process.

February 1, 2017 Press Release
They include the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management subcommittee, the Nutrition subcommittee, and the Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research subcommittee.

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) today announced his subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress on the House Agriculture Committee. They include the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management subcommittee, the Nutrition subcommittee, and the Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research subcommittee.

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February 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement upon President Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court:

"In recent history, too many federal judges have sought to revise the Constitution rather than interpret it.

January 31, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement regarding President Trump's executive order, Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

January 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by newly elected Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) that would protect taxpayer dollars from being used to fund abortions through government programs, like Medicaid. The legislation does so by making the Hyde Amendment permanent and government-wide.

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