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.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order to protect the nation from foreign terrorist entry in to the United States:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) supported the passage of legislation this week to enhance services for veterans seeking assistance with compensation claims. The WINGMAN Act (H.R. 512) passed the U.S. House without opposition and was sent to the U.S. Senate.