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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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House and Senate Armed Services Committees enter conference
September 19, 2019
House and Senate Armed Services Committees enter conference WASHINGTON- Today, the House and Senate Armed Services Committees “passed the gavel” and entered into an official conference on the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA). Rep. Thornberry released the following statement: “I believe that the first job of the federal government is to protect the country, and that includes fully funding our military on time. This year we have faced challenges, but I am hopeful that... More
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Thornberry on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019
July 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter July 25, 2019 (202) 225-3706 Thornberry on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 WASHINGTON- Today, the House passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, a compromise agreement between both chambers of Congress and President Trump.Rep. Thornberry released the following statement: “In recent years, our military has suffered from declining, unstable funding that contributed to too many planes that could not fly, too many ships that could not sail, and too few... More
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Thornberry on Stopping Robocalls
July 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter July 25, 2019 (202) 225-3706 Thornberry on Stopping Robocalls WASHINGTON- This week, Congressman Thornberry voted on a bipartisan bill to continue combatting robocalls, H.R. 3375, the “Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.” Illegal robocalls have increased 64% in the last three years. “This problem is clearly getting worse, particularly for cell phones. Almost everyone I talk to is affected by this plague of harassing calls,” said Thornberry. “This bill is a go... More
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