Washington, D.C.— The House Judiciary Committee approved H.R.1759, the All Economic Regulations are Transparent (ALERT) Act, by a vote of 14-9.
Washington DC – Yesterday, the Committee on Homeland Security unanimously passed bipartisan legislation to improve our nation’s cybersecurity defenses by encouraging voluntary sharing of cyber threat indicators critical to preventing future attacks.
Committee to Consider the Bill in Open Mark Up Tomorrow
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, and U.S. Rep.
Washington DC – Currently, the national debt sits at a staggering $18 trillion. Within the next decade, the interest on this debt alone will cost American tax payers over $800 billion a year. Admiral Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, recently stated that our skyrocketing debt represents one of the greatest threats to our national security.
Rockwall, TX - U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement today after the administration announced a framework for a nuclear deal with Iran:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the freshmen Republican members of the Committee on Homeland Security, chaired by U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, announced an initiative to help curb waste, fraud, abuse and to increase transparency at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The initiative includes seven pieces of legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Ga., U.S.
Washington DC – U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Heath) in his first telephone town hall announced he has introduced one of his first pieces of legislation in Congress – the Executive Amnesty Prevention Act, H.R. 1715. In November, President Obama took executive action to grant amnesty to up to 5 million illegal immigrants.
Additional Series of Local Meet and Greets
Washington DC – U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Heath) will host his first telephone town hall, March 26 starting at 7 p.m. A telephone town hall is a live, toll-free town hall meeting over the phone in order to give you an opportunity to ask questions about issues facing Congress and the federal government.
Washington DC – U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, chairman of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies Subcommittee in the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement on the cyber breach at Premera Blue Cross, an insurance plan provider:
SHERMAN, TX - U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (TX-4), has selected Kris Berry McKinney to serve as Regional Representative for the Grayson County office of the 4th Congressional District of Texas. “I am deeply honored to be chosen for this position as I know what this office means to our area and its residents,” McKinney said. “I look forward to joining U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe and his team.