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Arrington Statement on Trump’s SCOTUS Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement: “For too long, federal courts have been used by Democrats and activist judges to transform American culture, advancing liberal policies from the bench rather than upholding the Constitution,” explained Arrington. “The role of the courts is to interpret the law, not make it. Judge Amy Coney Barrett understands that we undermine d... Read More »

Arrington Demands Full Accounting of Federal Funding for Rogue Prosecutors

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released a letter he sent to Attorney General Bill Barr requesting a full accounting of all Justice Department grants to local prosecutors’ offices in cities including: Atlanta, GA; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; Washington, D.C.; and Chicago, IL in 2018 and 2019: “Yesterday, AG Barr announced that the cities of New York, Portland and ... Read More »

Arrington Named “American Energy Champion”

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Today, after being named American Energy Alliance’s (AEA) American Energy Champion, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and AEA President released the following statements: “Being blessed with an abundance of energy resources and the freedom to safely develop them is a huge advantage for our country, and I am honored to be recognized as a leading advocate for the hardworking energy producers who fuel ou... Read More »

Arrington Statement on SCOTUS Appointment

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Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement: “For the sake of our republic, elected leaders must do everything within our control to promote peace and public confidence regarding the outcome of this election,” said Arrington. “It would be irresponsible to have a split court in a divided country with one of the most consequential and contested elections in our nation’s hist... Read More »

Rep. Arrington: House Dems on “Wrong Side of History”, “Dividing Our Country”

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Video & Transcript Watch The Video Here Transcript: Rep. Arrington: “Thank you Madam Speaker, and I thank the gentleman, my dear friend from Ohio, for the opportunity to speak. I am listening to my colleagues and the recent speaker - where is that passion, where is that indignation, over the violent mobs that are terrorizing our communities, that are assaulting our law enforcement officers? People... Read More »

Rep. Arrington: We’re Condemning Using the Place of Origin to Distinguish COVID Instead of Lawlessness & Violence Ravaging Our Cities?

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Watch The Video Here Transcript: Rep. Arrington: “Madam Speaker, I cannot believe that this week, under the leadership of my colleagues on the Democrat side under Speaker Pelosi, we are actually going to vote on a resolution condemning people for using the place of origin to distinguish this novel virus. “We are going to use our time and the formal declaration of this great body to do that instea... Read More »

Complete Count LBK making last push for census responses before deadline

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LUBBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The board that was formed to spread information on the 2020 census is making one last plea to Lubbock residents to fill out their census information, hoping to avoid an undercount that could be worse than 10 years ago. That board, Complete Count LBK, is targeting North and East Lubbock. Those two areas have been historically undercounted. As the Sept. 30 deadline approach... Read More »

Rep. Jodey Arrington to Newsmax TV: David Dorn Act Sends Message

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Rep. Jody Arrington, R-Texas, tells Newsmax TV he is still working to build bipartisan support for the David Dorn Act, for which he is a co-sponsor in the U.S. House, but the bill already has more support in Washington than it does at the local level. Dorn is the retired St. Louis police captain killed by rioters while trying to defend a friend's pawnshop this summer. His widow, Ann, spoke last we... Read More »

As Democrats push for USPS rescue bill, two Republican representatives break from political party

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. House voted on Saturday to send $25 billion to the U.S. Postal Service and reverse operational changes that have slowed the mail service until at least through the end of the year. All Democratic members of the Texas Delegation, and two Texas Republicans, supported the bill. In a rare move, members, driven by Democrats who say they are worried that cutbacks in mail services w... Read More »

PMG DeJoy testifies before Senate, House committees

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Washington Postal Scene by Bill McAllister It was most likely the four most momentous days the United States Postal Service has had on Capitol Hill in decades. It began Aug. 21 with new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy surviving his first public encounter with a congressional committee and was followed by the House of Representatives effectively denouncing his initial actions, but offering his feder... Read More »

Rep. Arrington: USPS Manufactured Crisis is "Intellectually Dishonest and Predatory"

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“Madam Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the Democrat bill entitled, “Delivering for America Act.” What an irresponsible and dishonest title. Democrat Leadership must take the American people as fools. “This bill attempts to deceive the American people by manufacturing a crisis that simply does not exist. This bill also distracts this body from actually doing something in this Chamber that m... Read More »

Arrington receives Champion of Agriculture award from American Agri-Women

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The Texas Agri-Women South Plains Chapter helped name U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington as a recipient of the Champion of Agriculture Award Thursday in Lubbock. The chapter is through American Agri-Women, an organization that started giving the award in 2010 as a way to recognize members of Congress who have been a helping hand for agriculture. This year’s bipartisan award went to Arrington, a Lubbock Rep... Read More »

Restoring America's police force and taking back our cities

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As Democrats roll out their 2020 platform this week, they continue to offer socialist policies that reject the American dream and aim to reshape our great nation into something unrecognizable. One of their most dangerous policies, which Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) would advance, is their push to defund and dismantle the police. Wherever this has been tried, it has been a disaster.... Read More »

Arrington Announces Pat Underwood, David Dorn Legislation Increasing Penalties on Riots, Assaults and Resolution to Restore Order

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Today, at the George H. Mahon Federal Building, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced three pieces of legislation to protect law enforcement, hold rioters accountable, and restore order amidst the ongoing violence in major cities across the U.S.: H.R.8031/The David Dorn Act of 2020 doubles the maximum imprisonment for rioting in the US code 18 USC Section 2101 and establishes a mandatory fine. Co... Read More »

Arrington announces legislation increasing penalties on riots, assaults

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LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - Today, at the George H. Mahon Federal Building, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced three pieces of legislation to protect law enforcement, hold rioters accountable, and restore order amidst the ongoing violence in major cities across the U.S.: H.R.8031/The David Dorn Act of 2020 doubles the maximum imprisonment for rioting in the US code 18 USC Section 2101 and... Read More »

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