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Arrington Supports Huge Legislative Win for Texas Agriculture

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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+) passed out of the House Agriculture Committee with unanimous support. Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) has long championed this program as it provides a critical safety net for producers nationwide. Rep. Arrington will continue to work with House Leadership and the Texas Delegation to ensure final passage of this b...

ICYMI: Arrington Demands Biden Put Americans First and Secure Our Border

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 ICYMI: Arrington Demands Biden Put Americans First and Secure Our Border WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Arrington joined Mornings with Maria on Fox Business and slammed President Biden for the continued humanitarian disaster at the southern border, calling on him to keep existing Title 42 pr...

Arrington Leads Texas Republicans in Amicus Brief On Rescission of Texas’ Medicaid Waiver

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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Reps. Jodey Arrington (TX-19), Kevin Brady (TX-8), Michael Burgess (TX-26), and Dan Crenshaw (TX-2) led the entire Texas Republican delegation in filing an Amicus Brief in support of the State of Texas’ lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS’s unprecedented action to rescind the extension of Texas’s Medicaid 1115 Waiver, leaving the future ...

ICYMI: Arrington Blasts Biden’s Death Tax That Will Kill Family Farming

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 ICYMI: Arrington Blasts Biden’s Death Tax That Will Kill Family Farming LUBBOCK, TX— In an op-ed carried by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) highlights the most dangerous aspects of President Joe Biden’s tax proposals, specifically his super-charged deat...

Arrington Introduces Drug Pricing Bills to Stop Foreign Freeloading and Protect Rebates for Seniors

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 Arrington Introduces Drug Pricing Bills to Stop Foreign Freeloading and Protect Rebates for Seniors WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) recently introduced two important pieces of legislation to lower prescription drug costs by fighting back against foreign freeloading and...

Arrington Visits Parmer, Bailey, and Castro Counties To Discuss Challenges Facing West Texas

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 Arrington Visits Parmer, Bailey, and Castro Counties To Discuss Challenges Facing West Texas WASHINGTON, DC—Yesterday, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) traveled across Parmer, Bailey, and Castro counties to discuss the latest challenges facing West Texas healthcare providers, agricultu...

Arrington Implores U.S. Trade Ambassador Katherine Tai to Prioritize U.S. Energy Investment Interests in Mexico

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Arrington Implores U.S. Trade Ambassador Katherine Tai to Prioritize U.S. Energy Investment Interests in Mexico WASHINGTON, DC—Today, on the one-year anniversary of the historic U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) being signed into law, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) sent a letter to United States Trade Ambassador Katherine Tai urging her to utilize the USMCA's strong enforcement mechanisms ...

Arrington Defends the American Farmer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 Arrington Defends the American Farmer WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday, Ways and Means Member Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined his Republican colleagues for a meeting on Stepped-Up Basis and defended family-owned farms and businesses from Biden’s crushing tax hikes. Click here or the ...

Arrington and Panetta Urge Nomination of Chief Agricultural Negotiator

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 Arrington and Panetta Urge Nomination of Chief Agricultural Negotiator WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Reps. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), members of the House Committee on Ways and Means, were joined by 26 of their House colleagues in a bipartisan letter urging President Bid...

Arrington Meets With USDA Secretary Vilsack To Discuss Agriculture Priorities

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WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after joining members of the House Western Caucus in a meeting with USDA Secretary Vilsack to discuss their agriculture priorities and concerns: “During my meeting with Secretary Vilsack, I raised my serious concerns with the radical ideology and extreme environmental policies of the Green New Deal, which are drivi...