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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas

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September 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) recognized the Megyesi family of Fate, Texas this week as the 2017 Angels in Adoption honorees for Texas’ 4th District. The Megyesis were selected for their extraordinary perseverance in adopting two young children who were orphaned after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. 

September 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – House Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee Chairman John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on Equifax’s decision not to take advantage of DHS’ Automated Indicator Sharing program prior to the massive data breach that exposed millions of its customers’ personal information:

September 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) launched the 2017-2018 Congressional Student Leadership Program (CSLP) this week. The program includes nearly 50 high school participants from across Texas’ 4th District.

The CSLP students gathered for their first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year in three physical locations: Rockwall, Texarkana, and Sherman.

 

September 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on his vote for the passage of the Hurricane Harvey relief package:

September 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) chaired a cybersecurity hearing today that examined successful cyber workforce recruitment and retention strategies from leaders in the private sector, which may be utilized at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTION – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to end former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

September 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) exchange with former FBI Director James Comey is amplifying concerns that Comey's decision not to recommend criminal charges in the Hillary Clinton email investigation was potentially predetermined.

August 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTION – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order to restore police access to life-saving equipment. This move reversed the Obama administration’s restriction of access to the 1033 Program, which provides defense surplus equipment to state and local law enforcement.

August 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on President Trump’s visit to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Yuma Station. The visit focused on evaluating U.S.

August 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced legislation last week to help improve care for veterans. The VA IT Restructuring Act (H.R.

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April 15, 2015 Video

"Cyber criminals, hacktivists, and nation-states will never stop targeting Americans’ private information and American companies' and government networks to damage, disturb and steal intellectual property and U.S. Government secrets. One of the greatest cyber threats to the homeland is the weakness of our power grids, and energy and water systems.

March 30, 2015 Video

Hi friends, with an $18 trillion dollar national debt that continues to grow, we cannot afford to wait any longer to get our fiscal house in order.  Too often, politicians on both sides of the aisle refuse to make tough decisions, and continue to kick the can down the road.  If we don’t act now, it’s our children and grandchildren that will be forced to pay the price.

March 30, 2015 Video

U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Heath) in his first telephone town hall announced he has introduced one of his first pieces of legislation in Congress – the Executive Amnesty Prevention Act H.R. 1715. In November, President Obama took executive action to grant amnesty to up to 5 million illegal immigrants.

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