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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...

Rep. Arrington and Sen. Toomey Introduce Measure to Accelerate Economic Recovery, Create More Jobs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) and U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) introduced the ALIGN Act to help ensure America’s economic recovery continues, wages keep rising, and employers keep hiring. The Accelerate Long-Term Investment Growth Now (ALIGN) Act makes permanent one of the most pro-growth policies in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: full and immediate expensing....

ICYMI: Arrington Joins First Hearing as New Member of Joint Economic Committee

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WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) spoke at the Joint Economic Committee hearing on vaccinations and economic recovery, his first hearing since being newly appointed by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23). Click here to watch full remarks Excerpt of remarks delivered: “Good to be with you and great to join the Joint Economic Committee. This is a great group of thi...

Arrington Appointed to Joint Economic Committee

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) was appointed to the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) by House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23). The JEC is a bicameral Congressional Committee tasked with reviewing economic conditions and recommending improvements in economic policy. Arrington has been a leader in pro-growth, America-first tax and trade policies as ...

Arrington and Cuellar Introduce Ports-to-Plains Highway Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) introduced the “Ports-to Plains Highway Act of 2021.” This bill would expand and upgrade the Ports-to-Plains Alliance Corridor to a modern four-lane, divided facility to improve economic development, safety, and efficiency for America’s Heartland. If signed into law, this legislation would be a critic...

Arrington Votes Against $1.9T Democrat Partisan Wishlist

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WASHINGTON, DC – Over the weekend, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) voted “no” on the passage of H.R. 1319, “Pelosi’s $1.9T Payoff to Progressives Act,” which passed the House. If signed into law, this bill would grant $112 million to Speaker Pelosi for an underground train tunnel in Silicon Valley, $86 billion to bailout mismanaged union pensions, $350 billion to Democrat-run states and local ...

ICYMI: Arrington Joins CNBC’s Squawk Box to discuss $1.9T COVID “Relief" Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to discuss how House Democrats are forcing a $1.9T COVID-19 “relief" bill without any bipartisan support. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW “I see no desire on the part of my Democratic colleagues to work with Republicans. This is the first time in five pieces of legislation prior that this is a straight partisa...

Arrington Joins Estes, Larson, LaHood, Panetta, and DelBene in Bipartisan Legislation to Encourage Investment in Innovation

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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined Rep. Estes (R-KS), Rep. Larson (D-CT), Rep. LaHood (R-IL), Rep. Panetta (D-CA), and Rep. DelBene (D-WA) in introducing the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act (AICA). “I am proud to join my colleagues in introducing the bipartisan American Innovation and Competitiveness Act to keep America at the forefront of research and development....

Arrington Fights to Protect Taxpayer Money and Keystone XL Pipeline Workers During Democrat's Partisan COVID "Relief" Markup

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WASHINGTON –This week, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) offered three amendments at House Ways and Means markup to Democrat’s COVID-19 relief proposal. The Committee was responsible for a nearly $1 trillion portion of the spending bill. Full video of opening remarks Rep. Arrington offered the following amendments to ensure temporary, targeted relief: Providing healthcare coverage to workers th...

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