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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas


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December 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted Tuesday for two disapproval measures (S.J. Res. 23 and S.J. Res. 24) to halt regulations that would drive up energy costs for families across the country and eliminate American jobs.

November 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2015 (H.R. 3490) today to provide state and local law enforcement with the tools they need to fight back against cyber-crime and protect our communities. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Ratcliffe (R-Texas), now heads to the Senate.

November 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) voted for the American SAFE Act today to stop ISIS from infiltrating our borders through the refugee resettlement program. It passed in the House with a veto-proof majority and now heads to the Senate.

November 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. John Ratcliffe released the following statement in response to the news that the Senate can move forward with the House-passed reconciliation bill:

November 6, 2015 Press Release

ROCKWALL, TX – After a stunningly long decision process dragged out over almost his entire tenure, the President has rejected TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline application. In one of his first orders of business of the 114th Congress, U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe signed on as an original cosponsor to legislation to approve and build the Keystone XL Pipeline. The full U.S.

November 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congressman John Ratcliffe (TX-4), U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (TX-32) and U.S.

October 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – In response to the announced sweeping budget agreement on Monday evening, U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe (R-TX) released the following statement:

October 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – In response to President Obama’s veto of a defense bill with deep bipartisan support, Rep. Ratcliffe expressed his disappointment in the president’s desire to continue to play political games with our national security. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is necessary to fund a strong national defense for the United States, and Rep.

October 13, 2015 Press Release

U.S. Rep John Ratcliffe nominated Rockwall resident Joanne Vuckovic as an Angels in Adoption honoree for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI).  At an awards ceremony on October 6 and gala on October 7 in Washington, Joanne Vuckovic was recognized for her dedication to advancing adoption and foster care advocacy.

October 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) announcement that he is exiting the race for Speaker of the House of Representatives: