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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas


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March 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) chaired a subcommittee hearing today which examined the potential for cyber insurance to be used to drive companies of all sizes to improve their resiliency against cyber-attacks and develop a more effective risk management strategy.

March 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced legislation today to rein in the power of federal administrative agencies and to ensure that unelected bureaucrats don’t have the ability to effectively create laws.

March 14, 2016 Press Release

TEXARKANA, TEXAS – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) is hiring a Wounded Warrior Fellow to serve as a Veterans’ Advocate and Outreach Coordinator in his Texarkana office. The Fellow will work in coordination with Rep. Ratcliffe’s full-time veterans caseworker. Last year alone, Rep. Ratcliffe’s staff helped recover $280,000 in frozen VA benefits for the constituents of Texas’ Fourth District.

March 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Texas Congressmen John Ratcliffe and Will Hurd, released the following statement regarding the Obama administration’s announcement that it plans to seek to revisit the 2013 Wassenaar Arrangement to remove fundamental cybersecurity technologies from a list of export controls: 

February 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) today chaired a subcommittee hearing where top cybersecurity experts confirmed the serious national security threats posed by nation states and other malicious cyber actors.

February 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the administration’s plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility:

February 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTION – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) joined a select network of House and Senate conservatives today to launch the Article I Project (A1P) which takes an aggressive approach to reclaiming the powers of Congress as defined by the Constitution. 

January 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement:

January 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the All Economic Regulations are Transparent (ALERT) Act by a vote of 244-173 today. The bill, sponsored by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), blocks the administration from implementing federal regulations without first providing the public with detailed information for at least six months before they go into effect.

January 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted Wednesday to send a bill that repeals Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood to President Obama’s desk for the first time.