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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas

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December 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection, praised the House passage of legislation to reorganize the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) at DHS on Monday.

December 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted today for the passage of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

December 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen as Secretary of Homeland Security:

December 1, 2017 Press Release

ROCKWALL – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today a team of Rockwall-Heath High School students as the winners of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for Texas’ 4th District.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted today for the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) in the U.S. House of Representatives. As the biggest reform of our tax code since 1986, this bill will create bigger paychecks, create more jobs and allow 9 out of 10 Americans to file taxes on a postcard.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) chaired a House Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Committee hearing this week that shed light on effective cyber threat information sharing practices needed to bolster America’s national security.

November 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions today confirmed the need to restore trust in the DOJ due to a string of Obama-era missteps.

During the exchange, which occurred under oath during a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Sessions confirmed the following in response to Ratcliffe’s questions:

November 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today James “Jamie” Baker as his new director of public policy based out of his Sherman office. He will be serving Grayson, Fannin and Collin counties, replacing Kathleen Connor, who recently became the director of resource development for the United Way of Grayson County.

November 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017 (H.R. 1616) was signed into law today by President Trump.

November 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the release of the House Republican tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1):

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In The News

November 27, 2017 In The News

In the digitally integrated world we live in today, it’s nearly impossible to function successfully in any industry without making cybersecurity staffing a priority. No matter the size, no matter the sector, businesses all across the country are in growing need of professionals who specialize in cybersecurity.

November 8, 2017 In The News

It's always inspiring when communities across the United States come together on Veterans Day to express our nation's gratitude for the brave men and women who've selflessly fought to defend our freedom.

October 25, 2017 In The News

In a world where cyber hackers can compromise the electrical grids of entire cities or steal millions of people’s highly sensitive personal information in a matter of seconds, it’s critical that our law enforcement agencies have the tools they need to deal with these threats as quickly and efficiently as possible. 

October 19, 2017 In The News

Three years ago, our country awoke to the grim reality that our Veterans Administration health care system had become so deeply flawed that many of our nation's heroes had died while waiting to receive care. With their names buried on secret waiting lists, it became evident that the VA system was more concerned about protecting the bureaucracy than caring for our veterans.

June 6, 2017 In The News

Unlike the shows you may see on TV, in today’s age of rapidly developing technology, it’s not always a drop of blood or a strand of hair that solves the crime.

June 2, 2017 In The News

A little over 15 years ago, the horrific events of 9/11 sent a clear signal to the world that the threats posed by radical Islamist extremism reach every corner of the globe. This tragedy that took the lives of nearly 3,000 people marked the worst-ever terrorist attack on U.S. soil. It was a moment and a day none of us will ever forget.

March 13, 2017 In The News

By Rep. John Ratcliffe

December 2, 2016 In The News

By John Ratcliffe
Special to The Jerusalem Post

November 11, 2016 In The News

By John Ratcliffe
Special to TribTalk

November 7, 2016 In The News

By Jared Meyer

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May 12, 2015 Photo Gallery

The Congressional Art Competition, themed “An Artistic Discovery”, is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in each congressional district.   Mr. Ratcliffe is extremely impressed with the quality of artwork his office received this year, and he is so proud of the talented youth in our district.

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