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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas

Press Releases

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted today for the passage of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which boosts support for the military, enhances national defense capabilities and provides the largest military pay raise in nine years at 2.6 percent.

May 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today the finalists from the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. The finalists were chosen by a panel of judges who assessed submissions from high school students across the 18 counties in Texas’ 4th District.

May 10, 2018 Press Release
The 21st Century IDEA enhances citizen services, reduces costs and digitizes government processes

WASHINGTON – Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) introduced legislation today to improve citizens’ interaction with the federal government online, while reducing the cost of assistance from federal agencies. 

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today the grand prize winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition: Jennifer Cogswell, a sophomore at Texoma Christian School. Her artwork was selected by a panel of judges who assessed submissions from high school students across the 18 counties in Texas’ 4th District.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on President Trump’s announcement today that the United States will exit the Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran:

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Visited local businesses impacted by tax cut law

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) hosted the Northeast Texas Tax Cut Roadshow Monday, where he visited businesses in Texas’ 4th Congressional District that were positively impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  The Roadshow included stops at Cypress Bank, Load Trail LLC, Tyson Foods and 903 Brewers.

April 17, 2018 Press Release
Imposes tougher punishments for crimes committed after illegal reentry

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced legislation Tuesday to strengthen legal punishment for crimes committed by illegal aliens who’ve been previously convicted of unlawful reentry.

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the Democrats’ vote Thursday to block the passage of a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution (H.J. Res. 2) in the U.S. House of Representatives:

April 3, 2018 Press Release
Program will save Grayson County taxpayers $300,000 annually

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) announcement that the North Texas Regional Airport (NTRA) is cleared to participate in the Federal Contract Tower Program, which is expected to save Grayson County taxpayers $300,000 each year.

March 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s action in conjunction with our NATO allies to expel Russian diplomats from the United States and close the Russian consulate in Seattle:

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