WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Washington Examiner carried an op-ed written by House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and Senator James Lankford (R-OK) highlighting their bipartisan, bicameral Prevent Government Shutdowns Act.
Want to prevent government shutdowns? Make… Read more »
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (TX-19), released the following statement on the Hamas attacks against Israel:
“The horrific and barbaric attacks perpetrated by Hamas are evil. Evil cannot be tolerated – it must be eliminated.
Israel’s greatest security threat is Iran, through the support of their terrorist proxies Hamas and Hezbollah, which… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Budget Committee passed the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY2024-FY2033, which would reduce the deficit by $16 trillion and balance the federal budget in 10 years. The budget resolution was passed out of Committee by a vote of 20-14.
Upon passage of the… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— This weekend, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement on the 80th anniversary of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) at the National WASP WWII Museum.
“It is my honor to join the National WASP WWII Museum in recognizing and celebrating the 80th anniversary of America's First Women Air Force Service Pilots. When the forces of fascism and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), along with 89 bipartisan colleagues, sent a letter to Ambassador Katherine Tai and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack urging them to prioritize agriculture in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.
“Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a strong reminder of the importance of having a diverse and abundant… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C.— After months of delay, U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) finally released its annual report for Fiscal Year 2021. Rep. Arrington led efforts demanding the Agency to release the report.
Since President Biden took office, there have been over 2.1 million apprehensions at the southwest border. This unprecedented number of apprehensions is a direct result of… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s address to Congress.
“I have the utmost respect for President Zelenskyy, who loves his country and is bravely willing to fight, and even die, alongside his fellow Ukrainians for their freedom and independence.
An attack on freedom-loving democracies… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Wednesday night, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington voted in favor of legislation to suspend the importation of Russian oil to the United States in response to Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
While he fully supports an oil import ban, Rep. Arrington condemned the White House and House Democrats for substantially altering the bipartisan legislation to weaken the ban and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) led 10 of his colleagues in introducing H.R. 6947, the Freedom from Russian Energy Enterprise and Domestic Oil Maximization (FREEDOM) Act, to block Russian energy imports and unleash domestic oil and gas production.
The FREEDOM Act will:
Ban importation of all crude oil, petroleum, petroleum products, and… Read more »
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… Read more »