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.
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:
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.
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:
Requested $237 million for DHS’ CDM program in FY 2019
WASHINGTON – Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) and Will Hurd (R-Texas) requested Thursday $237 million to fund the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program in FY 2019 in a letter sent to the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Homeland Security.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) district team held meetings with high school leaders this week as a part of the Congressional Student Leadership Program (CSLP). The program includes participants from across Texas’ 4th District who met in Texarkana, Rockwall and Sherman.
Earned 100 percent on the Family Research Council Action’s annual scorecard
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) was recognized for earning a perfect score on the Family Research Council (FRC) Action’s recently released annual scorecard.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced legislation today to crack down on drug-facilitated human trafficking. The bipartisan, bicameral Protecting Rights of Those Exploited by Coercive Trafficking (PROTECT) Act (H.R.
One of just handful of lawmakers who reviewed all underlying source documents
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the release and declassification of a memo prepared by the majority members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence regarding oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on Rep. Trey Gowdy’s (R-S.C.) announcement to leave politics and not seek reelection: