Presents Lone Star Award to recognize extraordinarily selfless service
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) formally recognized a Rockwall resident Thursday for his extraordinary efforts to help a veteran in need. Stan Lowrance, a local dentist, received the “John Ratcliffe Lone Star Award” for providing pro bono dental care to a veteran who could not afford treatment for her painful condition.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution (H.J. Res. 98) last week to bring much-needed fiscal discipline to Washington.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on the U.S. military strikes in Syria:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) bill to combat child exploitation was approved Wednesday by the House Judiciary Committee. The Strengthening Children’s Safety Act of 2017 (H.R. 1842), which aims to close loopholes in the federal laws that punish sex offenders, was passed by voice vote.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) praised Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s clarification that states are not obligated to comply with the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which was stayed by the Supreme Court last year.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) chaired a House Homeland Security Committee cybersecurity subcommittee hearing today to examine the status of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) ongoing efforts to secure federal networks.
Discusses his legislation to boost U.S.-Israel cybersecurity cooperation
WASHINGTON – Rep. Ratcliffe (R-Texas) highlighted his ongoing legislative efforts to bolster U.S.-Israel cybersecurity cooperation today at AIPAC’s Annual Policy Conference. He was joined by Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) on a panel moderated by AIPAC’s Assistant Director of Policy & Government Affairs, Taylor Parker.
Specifically, Ratcliffe and Langevin discussed:
WASHINGTON – Rep. Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on his meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss repealing and replacing Obamacare:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced the Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017 today to provide state and local law enforcement with the tools they need to combat cybercrime and protect our communities.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) chaired a cybersecurity hearing today to identify opportunities for bolstering partnerships between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the private sector.