As students start classes and a new school year begins, I wanted to take this opportunity to share a few thoughts on the new opportunities available to students and their parents this year.
Dear Friends-- I want to provide you with a brief update on some of the meetings and events that I had with constituents during the August district work period. Although you may have heard it referred to as “August recess,” the word “recess” is misleading.
Last week, President Trump declared that the United States was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) which was negotiated by the Obama Administration in 2015.
This past week, the Fort Worth chapter of Sister Cities International visited me on Capitol Hill. While in Washington this week, the Board of Directors and Mary Palko, the organization’s Director Emerita and Mission Chair, attended briefings at the U.S. State Department and the Embassies of China, Germany, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Hungary, and France.
An overwhelming majority of Americans support concealed carry reciprocity
November 24, 2017
During this season for giving thanks, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude for our great nation and those who serve. We have so much to be thankful for in this country.