Tax Reform

What Could You do with Your Savings From a Two Month Tax Holiday?

| Posted in E-Newsletter

The 111th United States Congress convened today for its first day of session, and I am honored to serve East Texans in the U.S. House of Representatives for a third two-year term. Many critical issues are facing our nation, and I hope members of Congress on both sides of the aisle and I will be able to work together to address them. This includes tackling how to best handle the remaining half of t...

Help Me Give America a Tax Holiday

| Posted in Opinion Pieces

Bailing out a leaky boat may be the only way to prevent it from sinking, but bailing out sinking banks with taxpayer dollars is no way to keep our economy from sinking. I was one of the House conservatives who opposed the massive bank bailout last October because I didn’t believe that government was smarter than the stock market. And now that about $350 billion in taxpayers’ money has been spent w...