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October 12, 2018 E-Newsletter

Dear Friends,
 
Human trafficking has become a major problem in America, with adults and young people forced into prostitution and unpaid labor in our own backyard at an alarming rate.
 

October 10, 2018 E-Newsletter

Dear Friends, 
 
Nearly 3,000 Texans died of an opioid overdose in 2016. The opioid crisis is wreaking havoc on families and communities all across America. Hundreds of thousands of American lives have been cut short by prescription drug abuse. That is why I’ve made combating this crisis a top priority.
 

October 3, 2018 Press Release

FORT WORTH, TX – “Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers once again strongly affirmed its commitment to the Trinity River Vision flood control project and acknowledged that it is authorized for federal funding in this coming year's 2019 Energy and Water Development Act.

September 28, 2018 E-Newsletter
Dear Friends,
 
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which I was proud to vote for last year, has helped turbocharge our economy from the many years of slow growth that we saw under President Obama. 
 
Issues:

Issues

  • a wheat field

    Agriculture

    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.
  • Transportation

    Transportation

    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.

  • Veterans

    Veterans

    There are many veterans that live in our district and their issues are important to me and to my work in Congress.
  • Social Security

    Social Security

    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.

  • tax form and coins

    Taxes

    Taxes affect all of us and ensuring that taxes remain low is an important part of my work in Congress.
  • Border Security and Immigration

    Border Security and Immigration

    The issues of Border Security are important to our district and to my work in Congress.
  • scissors cutting a credit card

    Budget

    I have always been a strong supporter of cutting wasteful government spending and making sure that our precious taxpayer dollars are used wisely.

  • Christening Ceremony of the USS Fort Worth

    National Security

    The issues of National Security are important to our district and to my work in Congress.
  • oil rig and sunset

    Energy and Environment

    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. I support an all-of-the-above approach that moves America towards energy independence.

  • Education

    Education

    Learn about initiatives and news items related to Education.
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    Health Care

    Having raised my three children as a single mother and served as the primary care provider for my own mother, I understand how difficult it can be to afford the health care your family needs and how important it is that your family has access to affordable and hassle-free health care.

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