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Arrington Urges the American Petroleum Institute to Reject Carbon Tax Proposals

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Tags: Energy

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) wrote a letter to the American Petroleum Institute urging them to reject carbon tax proposals considered by an internal climate committee, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. A carbon tax proposal would harm American families and domestic production – at a time when gas prices and the need for American energy production are at an all-time ...

Arrington Issues Statement on SCOTUS Draft Opinion on Roe v Wade

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“If Justice Alito’s draft opinion holds, Roe v Wade will be overturned and issues of abortion will be delegated to the states and their elected representatives. I agree wholeheartedly with Justice Alito — abortion rights in Roe were erroneously invented by the Court, not derived from the Constitution, and, therefore, were “ill-conceived and deeply flawed”. Pray for the Justices who have indicated ...

Arrington Issues Statement on 80th Anniversary of the WASP

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WASHINGTON, DC— This weekend, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement on the 80th anniversary of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) at the National WASP WWII Museum. “It is my honor to join the National WASP WWII Museum in recognizing and celebrating the 80th anniversary of America's First Women Air Force Service Pilots. When the forces of fascism and totalitarianism...

Arrington, Johnson Lead Colleagues in Filing Title 42 Amicus Brief

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WASHINGTON, DC— This week, Reps. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) and Mike Johnson (LA-04) filed an amicus brief, with 52 Members of Congress, and the Texas Public Policy Foundation, in support of the Title 42 injunction lawsuit filed by Louisiana, Arizona, and Missouri Attorneys General. “Biden’s decision to end Title 42 - the last effective measure for securing our border - is a complete surrender of ...

Rep. Arrington Hosts Western Caucus in West Texas at Texas Tech University

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Lubbock, TX - Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) will be hosting members of the Congressional Western Caucus in Lubbock, TX to showcase West Texas as the nation’s leading region for agriculture and energy production, education, and R&D. The Western Caucus will hear first-hand about the challenges and opportunities facing West Texas farmers, ranchers, and energy producers, as well as the agricultu...

Arrington Leads Letter to Biden on Skyrocketing Fertilizer Prices

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WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) led a letter with Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-06), and co-leaders Rep. Pete Stauber (MN-08), Rep. Michelle Fischbach (MN-07), and Rep. Greg Murphy (NC-03) urging President Biden take action on rising fertilizer prices. “Fertilizer prices have risen 40% in just one month and are up 300% since this time last year. Between surging input costs, the hig...

Arrington, Cornyn, and Gonzales Pass Bill to Honor Fallen Border Patrol Agent

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WASHINGTON, DC— This week, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) passed a bicameral, bipartisan bill with Rep. Tony Gonzales (TX-23) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to honor Donna M. Doss, a Border Patrol Agent from TX-19 who was killed in the line of duty. The bill would rename the Rockspring Border Patrol Station in Agent Doss’s honor. “Donna Doss valiantly served our country as a Border Patrol Agent f...

Arrington: America Must Lead On Trade

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Tags: Economy

WASHINGTON, DC— This week, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement after Ambassador Katherine Tai’s appearance at the Ways and Means Committee Hearing: “The Biden Administration’s 2022 Trade Policy Agenda”. “The issues I raised in yesterday's trade hearing were sadly the same concerns I raised a year ago. We still lack enforcement of our trade agreements, like USMCA, and the...

Arrington Urges USDA & USTR to Prioritize Agriculture in Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Discussions

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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), along with 89 bipartisan colleagues, sent a letter to Ambassador Katherine Tai and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack urging them to prioritize agriculture in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework. “Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a strong reminder of the importance of having a diverse and abundant food supply. As fo...

Arrington Issues Statement on ICE Releasing Its FY2021 Annual Report

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WASHINGTON, D.C.— After months of delay, U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) finally released its annual report for Fiscal Year 2021. Rep. Arrington led efforts demanding the Agency to release the report. Since President Biden took office, there have been over 2.1 million apprehensions at the southwest border. This unprecedented number of apprehensions is a direct result of the Biden Ad...