While Democrats continue wasting valuable time with bogus impeachment hearings, the clock on our legislative calendar is ticking down. We have yet to pass a budget that responsibly funds our government, which means next week we must vote on a short-term continuing resolution that kicks the can down the road and continues the cycle of wasteful spending.
Today marks an important day for our country as we pause to honor the men and women who committed their lives in service to our nation.
On November 5, 2009, many of us remember exactly where we were when we heard about the unspeakable evil unfolding at Fort Hood. Fourteen innocent Americans lost their lives that day, including an unborn baby who never had a chance at life. Since then, our community has come together to heal and we have shown the world the very best of America.
It was a tremendous privilege today to present Filipino World War II veteran Jose Monzano Somera with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest award bestowed by Congress on a civilian. Mr. Somera served from 1944-1946 with units of the U.S.
Over the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to hear from members of our community about what matters most to them. It is a privilege to be your voice in Congress and to fight on your behalf for continued job creation, economic growth, and bettering the lives of our Texas families. Click on the video below to see a few of my visits throughout the 25th District.
We’ve had a busy few weeks back in Washington, but I wanted to recap our district work period during the month of August, where I visited every county in our 25th District and logged over 3,300 miles between nearly 70 events.
I am pleased to share some great news with you. The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) is expanding its services for veterans with two new clinics. One in Copperas Cove and one in Killeen.