It is once again my great privilege to represent Texas’ 25th Congressional District in the U.S House of Representatives. The 117th Congress will be asked to address important issues confronting our nation, and I am honored to be your voice in that discourse. I'm proud to be sworn in today on this very Bible as we embark on a pivotal time in our nation's history.
Though we've faced tough years in American history and this one is certainly no different, we have always celebrated Christmas and the meaning of this season. It is a time to thank the Lord for His blessings during the year and a time to remind ourselves we're a nation of Judeo-Christian principles that our founders fought to secure deep in our foundation.
While Congress has delivered tangible relief throughout COVID-19, there are crucial pieces of bipartisan legislation that must be passed as soon as possible to further help our economy rebound.
Saving small businesses
Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude for our families and friends, and for the faith and values that founded our great nation. As we gather together with our loved ones during a year that has looked very different than most, we reflect on the abundance of blessings we have as Americans.
It's great to be back in Washington, D.C. serving TX-25! I'm ready to hit the ground running to deliver more COVID-19 relief for our Texan families and businesses, and to protect our American values under Speaker Pelosi's radical Democrat Majority.
As Ronald Reagan said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream.
It was great to meet many of you last week while visiting our 25th District communities. I’m always inspired hearing stories of small businesses who have adapted to the “new normal” and Texans who have embodied the American spirit to move us forward.
When COVID-19 began sweeping across our nation in March, I knew Congress must take deliberate action to keep our economy afloat and our communities protected. As a small business owner, it was clear that nearly every industry would require relief as they adapted to new government mandates and forced closures.
It’s crucial for the growth of our nation that we ensure each student has access to high-quality broadband. That’s why I introduced the Eliminate the Digital Divide Act in order to empower states like Texas to utilize broadband networks that best fit the needs of our rural communities.