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.
Washington D.C. - Jodey Arrington, the newly-elected Congressman serving the Nineteenth District of Texas, fulfilled his commitment to the people of West Texas as he was officially appointed to the House Committee on Agriculture. Agriculture has been a central theme for Arrington both personally and professionally.
Will Play Key Role in Obamacare Repeal, Tax Reform
Newly-elected Congressman for Texas’ Nineteenth District, Jodey Arrington, has been selected to serve on the House Budget Committee. The Constitution gives Congress the “power of the purse” which is the power to spend, collect revenue, and borrow. In his role, Arrington will push for significant budgetary reforms to be made in the 115th Congress.