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J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Mary Lou Robinson United States Courthouse
July 17, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter July 17, 2018 (202) 225-3706 J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Mary Lou Robinson United States Courthouse WASHINGTON- U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) sponsored H.R. 5772, to rename the J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Courthouse in Amarillo, Texas as the “J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Mary Lou Robinson United States Courthouse.” The House passed H.R. 5772 by voice vote. “Judge Robinson is a legal pioneer who is universally ... More
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House passes DOD appropriations bill
June 28, 2018
House passes DOD appropriations bill WASHINGTON- U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted today in support of H.R. 6157, the “Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019,” which passed the House by vote of 359-49. This bill provides a total of $674.6 billion for the Department of Defense. This funding level is consistent with the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA), which passed the House on May 24, 2018. “It is very important for Congress to fully autho... More
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House fails to pass immigration bills
June 27, 2018
House fails to pass immigration bills WASHINGTON- U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House failed to pass both H.R. 4760, the “Securing America’s Future Act of 2018,” and H.R. 6136, the “Border Security and Immigration Reform Act:” “I am disappointed that the House was not able to pass either of the immigration bills. Among other immigration provisions, both bills supported border wall infrastructure, addressed DACA recipients, and provided a... More
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House Passes the 2018 Farm Bill
June 21, 2018
House Passes the 2018 Farm Bill Thornberry Adopted Amendments WASHINGTON- U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted once again in support of H.R. 2, the "Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018." This legislation governs our nation’s federal farm and food policy and is known as the Farm Bill. In a second attempt, the House passed the Farm Bill by a vote of 213 to 211. "The Farm Bill provides our hardworking agriculture producers with essential tools and safety net they need to grow the ... More
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Thornberry statement on border
June 18, 2018
Thornberry statement on border WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement in light of the events at the border: “Our immigration system is in need of a major overhaul, but there is no excuse for separating children from their parents. We should begin with heightened border security and interior enforcement, not the division of families,” Thornberry said.“The House is currently considering legislation to secure our borders in the most humane way p... More
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