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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas

Press Releases

July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced legislation to eliminate barriers to the construction of the Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir (LBCR). The North Texas Water Supply Security Act (H.R. 4423) reforms litigation processes to allow the project to be completed in a timely manner.

July 10, 2018 Press Release

I could not be more pleased with President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Kavanaugh’s extensive legal experience, including his service as a federal appellate judge on the D.C. Circuit Court, qualifies him as an excellent candidate for this important position that will have a lasting impact on our country.

June 25, 2018 Press Release
Questions potential political motivation of concurrent Trump campaign investigation
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) called on top national security officials today to provide answers on the Obama administration’s “stand-down” order in response to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. 
 
June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) amendment passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today to prohibit funds from being used for an additional round of BRAC (base realignment and closure) at the Red River Army Depot.

Ratcliffe gave the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives prior to the passage of his amendment:

June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted Thursday for the House passage of the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R. 3). The bill answers President Trump’s recent call on Congress to roll back nearly $15 billion in unused or wasteful federal funds through a rescissions package.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today the 2018 Rising Lone Star winners from high schools across Texas’ 4th District.

May 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today Rhianna Swift from Rockwall High School as the People’s Choice winner for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.

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. 

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