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House passes the Conference Report for the FY20 NDAA
December 11, 2019
House passes the Conference Report for the FY20 NDAA WASHINGTON– Today, the House passed the Conference Report for the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (FY20 NDAA) by a vote of 377-48.The FY20 NDAA authorizes $738 billion in defense funding and an additional $5.3 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery. “This was a challenging year, starting with two different bills that were far apart. But, for the 59thconsecutive year, we were able to come to an agreement for our... More
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Thornberry votes in support of bill to combat incessant robocalls
December 4, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter December 4, 2019 (202) 225-3706 Thornberry votes in support of bill to combat incessant robocalls WASHINGTON– Today, Congress gave final approval to a bill to reduce robocalls. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted in favor of S. 151, the “Palone-Thune TRACED Act,” which will go to the President’s desk for signature.He is expected to sign it into law. “Almost everyone I talk to is affected by incessant robocalls, and they seem to be getting w... More
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Thornberry on damage of Continuing Resolutions
November 19, 2019
WASHINGTON - Congressman Mac Thornberry issued the following statement today regarding his vote against another Continuing Resolution (CR): “Once again, our servicemembers are being held hostage by political games. Every CR is wasteful and damages the ability of our military to carry out their vital missions. The compromise signed into law in July determined how much would be spent on defense this year, yet four months later nothing has happened. Congress needs to put aside other considerations,... More
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For Immediate Release: Thornberry Press Statement
September 30, 2019
Amarillo, Texas-- U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (TX-13) released the following statement: "It has been a great honor to serve the people of the 13th District of Texas as their congressman for the last 25 years. They have given me opportunities to serve the nation in ways I could have never imagined, including as Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. "We are reminded, however, that "for everything there is a season," and I believe that the time has come for a change. Therefore, this ... More
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USDA announces WTAMU as a regional USDA Cattle and Carcass Grading Correlation Training Center
September 27, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jordan Hunter September 27, 2019 (202) 225-3706 USDA announces WTAMU as a regional USDA Cattle and Carcass Grading Correlation Training Center WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) as one of three regional USDA Cattle and Carcass Grading Correlation Training Centers. These centers will educate and train stakeholders across the country in the grading of feeder cattle, fed cattle, and beef carcasses. ... More
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