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Arrington To Vote Against Democrat Power Grab to Federalize Elections and Our Nation’s Police Force

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced he will vote against H.R. 1, the “For the Politicians Act,” and H.R. 1280 the “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.” Both bills were authored without Republican input. Rep. Arrington released the following statement regarding H.R. 1: “H.R. 1 is a Democrat power grab to federalize elections and force all states to codify the rec...

Arrington Demands Speaker Pelosi to Remove Capitol Fencing

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led 30 of his colleagues in sending a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi demanding answers on the nearly $500 million expenditure for the National Guard presence and excessive security around the U.S. Capitol. “The Capitol of the free world should not look like a Soviet-style military state. The bureaucrats who put up razor wire fencing aroun...

ICYMI: Arrington Joins Fox News to Discuss Texas Energy Crisis and Biden Administration’s Radical Immigration Policies

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ICYMI: Arrington Joins Fox News to Discuss Texas Energy Crisis and Biden Administration’s Radical Immigration Policies WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined The Faulkner Focus on Fox News to discuss the recovery process and lessons learned from the extreme weather in Texas, and how the Biden Administration’s radical immigration policies are putting Americans last. CLIC...

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 Introduces Bill to Demand Accountability from the World Health Organization

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Arrington Introduces Bill to Demand Accountability from the World Health Organization The WHO is Accountable Act would ensure taxpayer money is not used to fund a corrupt international organization without needed transparency WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) introduced theWHO is Accountable Act, a Republican Study Committee (RSC) initiative, to prohibit the Biden Administrat...

Arrington Discusses Democrat Impeachment, Leftist Political Violence and Biden’s Hostility to Energy Sector

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Listen to the Full Interview Here WASHINGTON – Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined KFYO Mornings with Dave King and Matt Martin earlier today to discuss leftist political violence, Biden’s Executive Orders on the job killing Paris Climate Agreement, cancelling the Keystone Pipeline, and another partisan impeachment. Transcript Highlights: On the Democrats’ partisan impeachment push: “This impeachm...

Complete Count LBK making last push for census responses before deadline

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LUBBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The board that was formed to spread information on the 2020 census is making one last plea to Lubbock residents to fill out their census information, hoping to avoid an undercount that could be worse than 10 years ago. That board, Complete Count LBK, is targeting North and East Lubbock. Those two areas have been historically undercounted. As the Sept. 30 deadline approach...

Restoring America's police force and taking back our cities

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As Democrats roll out their 2020 platform this week, they continue to offer socialist policies that reject the American dream and aim to reshape our great nation into something unrecognizable. One of their most dangerous policies, which Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) would advance, is their push to defund and dismantle the police. Wherever this has been tried, it has been a disaster....

Arrington Announces Pat Underwood, David Dorn Legislation Increasing Penalties on Riots, Assaults and Resolution to Restore Order

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Today, at the George H. Mahon Federal Building, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced three pieces of legislation to protect law enforcement, hold rioters accountable, and restore order amidst the ongoing violence in major cities across the U.S.: H.R.8031/The David Dorn Act of 2020 doubles the maximum imprisonment for rioting in the US code 18 USC Section 2101 and establishes a mandatory fine. Co...

Arrington announces legislation increasing penalties on riots, assaults

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LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - Today, at the George H. Mahon Federal Building, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced three pieces of legislation to protect law enforcement, hold rioters accountable, and restore order amidst the ongoing violence in major cities across the U.S.: H.R.8031/The David Dorn Act of 2020 doubles the maximum imprisonment for rioting in the US code 18 USC Section 2101 and...