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ICYMI: Arrington Votes Against Dems' Multi-Trillion Dollar Tax-And-Spend Bonanza

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Lubbock, TX- Over the last week, House Ways and Means Committee Member Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) participated in the committee's markup of Democrats' $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending package. Rep. Arrington introduced several amendments addressing some of the most concerning aspects of this legislation and participated in debate of many others. Today, speaking in support of an amendme...

Arrington Slams Democrats' $3.5 Trillion Tax-and-Spending Bill

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Lubbock, TX - Today, House Ways and Means Committee Member Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) participated in a full committee markup of Democrats' $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending package, slamming the legislation as devastating for American families. Click Here for Rep. Arrington's Full Remarks Full Remarks "I appreciate Ms. Murphy's honest and candid remarks, and I'm sympathetic that I bet ...

Arrington: Biden’s Unprecedented Spending and Taxes Will Cut Workers’ Wages and Devastate Family Farms

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Arrington: Biden’s Unprecedented Spending and Taxes Will Cut Workers’ Wages and Devastate Family Farms President Biden’s crippling tax hikes land on American families who will face higher prices and fewer jobs while devastating Main Street businesses and family farms, says Ways and Means Republican Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX). In an op-ed for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Rep. Arrington writes: ...

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 Reintroduces Legislation to End ‘Double Dipping’ of Disability and Unemployment Insurance Benefits

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WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) reintroduced legislation that would eliminate government waste by preventing individuals from receiving both Social Security Disability Benefits and Unemployment Benefits at the same time, so that Disability Insurance is preserved for those who truly cannot work, ending the fiscally irresponsible practice of “double dipping.” The bill H.R. 3971 w...

Arrington to Treasury Sec. Yellen: Biden’s Budget Will Destroy Jobs In West Texas

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WASHINGTON, DC—In a House Ways and Means Committee hearing, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) passed a message along from West Texas farmers and energy producers to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen that President Biden’s spending proposals will destroy their livelihoods. Click here or the image below for full remarks. Excerpts: “I would say, taken all together, [Biden’s budget proposa...

Arrington: America's Greatest National Security Threat is the National Debt

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WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined Budget and Spending Task Force Chairman, Congressman Kevin Hern (OK-1), and fellow members of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) to unveil RSC’s budget for Fiscal Year 2022 that will reduce spending by over $14 trillion, balance the budget in 5 years, and cut $2 trillion in taxes. Click here or the image above to listen to the full remark...

Arrington and Bishop Introduce Legislation to Jumpstart the Economy

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WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Reps. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Dan Bishop (NC-09) introduced the “Jumpstart the Economy Through Jobs Act.” With nearly 40% of workers making more money staying home than they made at their previous job, and a record-shattering 8.1 million open jobs on the market, this legislation is necessary to require workers to reconfirm they have a legitimate reason for receiving feder...

Arrington Named Taxpayer Super Hero by The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

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WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19)was named a Taxpayer Super Hero by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste for his voting record to cut wasteful government spending and defend Texas taxpayers. "It is an honor to be named a Taxpayer Super Hero by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste,” said Rep. Arrington. “One of the greatest tragedies in U.S. histo...

Arrington Statement on April Jobs Report

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WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement on the April jobs report: “Today’s dismal jobs report is a sign of what’s to come under Biden’s job crushing policies, and is a flashback to the anemic economic growth during the Obama-Biden Administration. The results show that the economy fell 734 thousand jobs short of expert projections. It is no coin...