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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...

Arrington Announces House Ways and Means Subcommittee Assignments for the 117th Congress

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WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced his House Ways and Means subcommittee assignments for the 117thCongress: Select Revenue Measures (Tax Policy) Trade Social Security “As the Representative for the food, fuel, and fiber capital of the world, I am honored to give a voice to rural America and shape critical economic policies that directly affect the daily lives of West...

Rep. Arrington Echoes Calls for Immediate Paycheck Protection Program Extension

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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined Republican colleagues in calling on Democrat leadership to immediately pass commonsense small business relief by extending the Paycheck Protection Program. “Small businesses are hanging on for dear life and Speaker Pelosi continues to use them as bargaining chips to push for far-left policies that have nothing to do with the COVID-19 pandemic...