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Thornberry votes in support of bill to combat incessant robocalls

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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 in... Read more »

Thornberry on damage of Continuing Resolutions

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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... Read more »

For Immediate Release: Thornberry Press Statement

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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 "fo... Read more »

USDA announces WTAMU as a regional USDA Cattle and Carcass Grading Correlation Training Center

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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 tra... Read more »

House and Senate Armed Services Committees enter conference

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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 in... Read more »

Thornberry on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019

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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 tha... Read more »

Thornberry on Stopping Robocalls

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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 ev... Read more »

Thornberry on the reversal of progress made on Dodd-Frank regulations

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Thornberry on the reversal of progress made on Dodd-Frank regulations WASHINGTON- Today, the House voted on a bill that would reverse some of the progress made on rolling back burdensome Dodd-Frank regulations. Last Congress, the Administration and Congress enacted legislation to change some of the “one-size-fits-all” financial regulations on the banking industry.This legislation provided much-ne... Read more »

Thornberry on pre-existing conditions messaging bill

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Thornberry on pre-existing conditions messaging bill WASHINGTON- Today, the House voted on another messaging bill, this time on healthcare. U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) release the following statement: “Another week, another Democrat messaging bill, more time wasted on partisan politics. This bill claims to protect citizens with preexisting conditions; however, the law and the re... Read more »

Thornberry on climate change messaging bill

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Thornberry on climate change messaging bill WASHINGTON- Today, the House voted on another messaging bill, this time on climate change. U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement: “This week has been another wasted week on the House Floor – more about politics than substance. The bill purports to prevent the President from withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, w... Read more »