It’s a privilege to meet with business owners, local officials, law enforcement and entrepreneurs across our TX-25 counties. As we continue forging ahead in recovery from COVID-19, I’m heartened by the response we see in our communities to help neighbors and adjust operations in order to best meet their needs.
Last week I had the opportunity to meet with our law enforcement officers, small business owners and local officials across the 25th District where I reaffirm my commitment to our partnership and restoring our Texan way of life by cutting taxes and regulations, and delivering greater relief to our communities.
Small businesses are the heartbeat of our nation and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have affected them in an extraordinary way.
This month in Los Angeles, our nation witnessed the war on police in action. Fervent calls to “defund the police” have now turned into eliminate the police at any and all costs. Onlookers stood by as an armed gunman approached a police vehicle and shot the two officers sitting inside.
Our nation is facing a challenge unlike anything we’ve ever seen.
It is crucial we ensure our rural health care systems have the freedom they need to provide the highest quality of care possible for their patients, now more than ever.
I stand with our brave service members and veterans who have undertaken tremendous tasks to guarantee the safety and security of the American people. The American story is nothing without our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen, who in spite of great odds, have always answered the call to serve.
Throughout the course of COVID-19, telehealth flexibilities have tremendously helped both patients and providers, allowing for greater access to care. This technology is crucial now more than ever as doctors and physicians have had to adapt to video screenings as opposed to face to face visits due to the virus.
Over 51 million jobs nationwide were supported by the Paycheck Protection Program, including 5
Fentanyl and synthetic opioid overdoses caused over 50,000 deaths last year alone in the United States and they continue to scourge communities nationwide. This epidemic is personal and doesn’t discriminate based on age, location or wealth – it tears families apart and will keep plaguing our nation until we are able to eradicate it completely.