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Arrington Leads Texas Republicans in Amicus Brief Supporting Texas’ Lawsuit Against the Biden Administration’s Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers

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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) led Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-8), Rep. Michael Burgess (TX-26), Rep. Dan Crenshaw (TX-2), Rep. Jake Ellzey (TX-6), Rep. Pat Fallon (TX-4), Rep. Louis Gohmert (TX-1), Rep. Ronny Jackson (TX-13), Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11), Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21), Rep. Pete Sessions (TX-17), Rep. Beth Van Duyne (TX-24), and Rep. Roger Williams (TX-25) in filing an Am...

Arrington Issues Statement After Voting Against Democrats’ Multi-Trillion Reconciliation Bill

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Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement after voting against Democrats’ radical, multi-trillion tax-and-spend bill: “This massive tax and socialist spending bill will do irreparable damage to our already fragile economy, trap millions of Americans in a perpetual state of government dependency, and stick our children with a ruinous tab. “It’s insulting and indefensible...

Arrington Introduces “Science-Based Emissions Standards Act” to Protect Independent Producers

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Tags: Energy

This week, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) introduced H.R. 5991, the “Science-Based Emissions Standards Act of 2021,” legislation to protect small and independent producers from onerous and arbitrary regulations from the Biden administration. “Instead of emission standards based on science provided by the Department of Energy, President Biden made a rash and arbitrary decision to appease climate a...

Arrington: The American People Believe Reconciliation Bill Will Be an Economic and Societal Disaster

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Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) took to the floor to voice his strong opposition to Democrats’ multi-trillion tax-and-spend bill and to urge his Democratic colleagues to stop this radical legislation. Watch Rep. Arrington’s speech here. A transcript of Rep. Arrington’s remarks as delivered is included below. “Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I can’t for the life of me understand why my Democrat col...

Arrington: Our Veterans Are Living Monuments of Sacrifice, Courage, Valor, and Patriotism

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LUBBOCK, TX—Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) released the following video message commemorating Veterans Day and thanking our veterans in West Texas and across the nation for their service and sacrifice. Watch Rep. Arrington’s message here or click the image below. Rep. Arrington’s remarks are transcribed below. “Happy Veterans Day to all Americans as we celebrate our heroes – those who wor...

Arrington Leads Letters Opposing Vaccine Mandates That Will Decimate Workforce

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WASHINGTON, DC—This week, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) led two letters in opposition to President Biden’s authoritarian vaccine mandates in an effort to have the mandates rescinded or defeated in court. Rep. Arrington was joined by 19 of his House colleagues in a letter to 27 State Attorneys General urging them to uphold their commitments to fighting the vaccine mandate in court and offering t...

Arrington Blasts Biden Vaccine Mandates for DoD Employees and CBP Agents

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WASHINGTON, DC— This week, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) joined multiple efforts pushing back against President Biden’s authoritarian vaccine mandates. Rep. Arrington joined two letters specifically raising concerns about the mandate, with the first focusing on impacts on military readiness at the Department of Defense and the second focusing on how these mandates will harm Border Patrol agents ...

Arrington Introduces the Protect Communities From A Porous Border Act

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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) led 25 of his House Colleagues in introducing the Protect Communities from a Porous Border Act. This legislation keeps Americans safe by preventing dangerous criminals from being released into the U.S. by requiring the cross-referencing of domestic and international criminal databases, requiring the federal government to notify the governor of...

Arrington Sends Letter To Acting CBP Commissioner Demanding Answers on Noncitizen Crime Statistic Discrepancy

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Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) sent a letter to Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Troy Miller demanding answers for a discrepancy in their Noncitizen Crime Statistic data. Each month, CBP data has demonstrated a steady, alarming increase in crime. In September, the CBP data showed 53 homicides/manslaughters had been committed by noncitizens to date in FY21, a jarring 1...

Rep. Arrington Leads Letter to EPA Administrator Urging Postponement of New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines

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Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) and nine of his House colleagues, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan urging him to postpone any rulemaking regarding the New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for the oil and gas industry until the Department of Energy releases its study on methane emissions from marginal oil and gas wells. I...