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Congressman Thornberry Introduces Public Safety Bill

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kamal Patel Date Published 9/23/2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry Introduces the "Accurate Weather for Public Safety Act" WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) introduced legislation aimed at increasing public safety by improving the accuracy of weather observation stations. This bill allows the National Weather Service (NWS) to prote... Read more »

House of Representatives Passes Partisan Appropriations Minibus

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff Date Published July 31, 2020 (202) 225-3706 House of Representatives Passes Partisan Appropriations Minibus WASHINGTON- Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the Democrat-led House of Representatives passed the second set of partisan Appropriations packages for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21). “Our national security and military ar... Read more »

House of Representatives Passes National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff Date Published July 21, 2020 (202) 225-3706 House of Representatives Passes National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 WASHINGTON - Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6395, the “William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for FY21,” by a vote o... Read more »

Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Partisan Infrastructure Spending Measure

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff Date Published July 6, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Partisan Infrastructure Spending Measure WASHINGTON - Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted last week on another partisan piece of legislation, H.R. 2, the Democratic Majority transportation and infrastructure... Read more »

Congressman Thornberry's Statement on the Naming of the ‘William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act’

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff Date Published July 2, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry's Statement on the Naming of the ‘William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act’ WASHINGTON - Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee unanimously voted to name H.R. 6395, National Defense Authorization Act (ND... Read more »

Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Partisan Police Reform Legislation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jessica Graff Date Published June 25, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Partisan Police Reform Legislation WASHINGTON -Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted on partisan police reform legislation. “Speaker Pelosi and the House Democratic majority have once again written and passe... Read more »

Congressman Thornberry on the Passing of the Honorable Sam Johnson

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff Date Published May 27, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry on the Passing of the Honorable Sam Johnson WASHINGTON -Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon), top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the passing of former Texas member, the Honorable Sam Johnson. “Sam Johnson was a true American hero, and it w... Read more »

Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Partisan COVID-19 Legislation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jessica Graff Date Published May 15, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Partisan COVID-19 Legislation WASHINGTON - Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted on partisan COVID-19 relief legislation and on a change in House Rules to allow proxy voting: "Fortunately for the country, the... Read more »

Congressman Thornberry's Statement on the CDC Being Sent to the Panhandle

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff Date Published May 4, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry's Statement on the CDC Being Sent to the Panhandle WASHINGTON - Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement regarding additional federal resources being sent to the Texas Panhandle to combat COVID-19: "I am very grateful to Vice President Pence and the Administration’s Co... Read more »

Congressman Thornberry Votes in Favor of Critical COVID-19 Relief Funds

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff Date Published April 23, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry Votes in Favor of Critical COVID-19 Relief Funds WASHINGTON- Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 266, the “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.” “After this bill was unnecessarily delayed by... Read more »