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.
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:
Text of Statement:
"Hi Friends - On Jan. 6, I raised my right hand and took an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States as the Representative of the 4th Congressional District of Texas. Over 700,000 Texans have entrusted to me to carry out this oath, and it’s something that I take very seriously.
Texarkana, Texas -
As a Texas judge blocks President Obama's executive action on immigration, Congressman John Ratcliff maintains a tough stance on border security.
The Republican lawmaker hosted an open house Tuesday for his district office in Texarkana.
Congressman Ratcliff was sworn into office last month.