As a life-long Texan
and former Member of
the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, I understand the importance of securing our border. I believe it is our responsibility to ensure the Department of Homeland Security has the resources it needs to protect our border and keep us safe.
Whether you live in a rural area or downtown Fort Worth, our nation’s agriculture policy impacts many aspects of your daily life including food inspection and safety.
With a rapidly growing economy and population and Burlington Northern Santa Fe, American Airlines, and Tower 55 all residing in the district, it is especially important to Texas' 12th Congressional District that America has a transportation infrastructure system in place that is maintained, efficient and economical.
There are many veterans that live in our district and their issues are important to me and to my work in Congress.
In Social Security, we’ve made an important promise to America’s seniors that I am committed to uphold. We must protect and secure Social Security for generations to come.
Taxes affect all of us and ensuring that taxes remain low is an important part of my work in Congress.
I have always been a strong supporter of cutting wasteful government spending and making sure that our precious taxpayer dollars are used wisely.
From conventional resources like oil and natural gas to renewable resources like wind and solar, Texas’ energy sector is powering our homes, fueling our vehicles and driving our nation’s economy.
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