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Arrington Visits Big Spring Farmers and Ranchers, Veterans, and City Leaders, Provides Ports-to-Plains Update

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BIG SPRING, TX – This week, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) spent the day in Big Spring, Texas, to visit with farmers and ranchers, veterans, and city officials and hosted a press conference on the Ports-to-Plains Corridor progress. Rep. Arrington started the day at the Howard County Farm Bureau to provide an update on Congress’ agriculture policy efforts and hear about the priorities and c...

Arrington Votes Against Democrats' Tax-and-Spend Monstrosity

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) voted against the Democrats’ tax-and-spend legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives and debated in opposition prior to its passage on the House Floor. “Another false [Democrat] promise under the guise of a grandiose title the ‘Inflation Reduction Act.’ Nobody in America believes this bill will reduce inflation; in fact, it’s ...

Rep. Arrington Responds to FBI's Unannounced Raid on President Trump's Private Residence

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement, expanding on his initial reaction to Monday’s unannounced raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) on former President Donald Trump’s private Florida residence, Mar-a-Lago: “The political corruption in Washington and repeated weaponization of the Justice Department have created a distrustin...

Arrington Statement on Passing of Friend and Colleague, Rep. Jackie Walorski

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) made the following statement after learning about the death of his friend and colleague, Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02): “Anne and I are heartbroken to learn about the tragic accident in Indiana that took the life of my friend, Rep. Walorski, and two of her staff members. Jackie was a very special lady and an exceptional Memb...

Arrington Introduces Legislation to Expand Access to Emergency Care for Texas Seniors

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and members of the Texas Delegation introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to expand access to emergency care for Texas seniors. The bill, H.R. 8597, is supported by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the National Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers (NAFEC). “Since Texas began l...

Arrington Leads Legislation to Protect Patients with End Stage Renal Disease and the Medicare Trust Fund

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined Representatives Buddy Carter (GA-01), Yvette Clarke (NY-09), and Danny Davis (IL-07) to introduce bipartisan legislation to ensure that individuals with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) continue to have equitable access to private healthcare and to provide protection of the Medicare Trust Fund. A recent Supreme Court ruling ...

Arrington Opposes Democrats' Recycled Assault Weapons Ban

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement prior to a likely vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Democrats’ H.R. 1808 – legislation that would ban hundreds of commonly used firearms, grossly infringing on law-abiding citizens’ Second Amendment rights. “The Democrats’ recycled ‘assault weapons’ ban from the 90s is another failed experi...

Rep. Arrington: Banning Semi-Automatic Rifles Would Trample the Constitution

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (R-TX) spoke on the House Floor ahead of a vote on legislation that would ban semi-automatic rifles and hundreds of additional firearms. “Every law-abiding citizen in America must be able to meet evil with equal or greater force, whether it be a violent criminal, a crazed killer, or a coercive government,” said Rep. Arrington. “We must rejec...

Arrington Legislation Passes House in Honor of Lubbock Toddler Reese Hamsmith

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5313, Reese’s Law. Rep. Arrington introduced Reese’s Law in honor of Reese Hamsmith, a Lubbock toddler who passed away after ingesting a button battery in December 2020. Reese’s Law strengthens consumer safety standards for products with button batteries by requiring clear warning labels, child-resistant packaging, and secure...

Arrington Votes Against Corporate Welfare for Semiconductor Industry

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement regarding his vote against the CHIPS-Plus Act, legislation that would pave the way for higher taxes and inflation. “America must compete and win the economic war with China, but we cannot abandon our principles of free enterprise and resort to government subsidies. Market forces unleashing the private...