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Rep. Jackson and Sens. Cornyn, Cruz Introduce Resolution Commemorating Sheppard Air Force Base’s 80th Anniversary and the 40th Anniversary of Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program

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WICHITA FALLS — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13), Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced a resolution commemorating the 80th anniversary of the opening of Sheppard Air Force Base and the 40th anniversary of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training (ENJJPT) Program. Sheppard AFB is the Air Force’s premier training installation, producing thousands of graduates a...

Rep. Jackson Introduces FREEDOM Act, Fights Back Against Biden’s Illegal Vaccine Mandate

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Tags: Health

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson, M.D. (TX-13) introduced the Forbidding Repressive Executive Efforts and Denouncing Overreaching Mandates (FREEDOM) Act, which opposes Joe Biden’s authoritarian vaccine mandate. It also requires all federal agencies and departments to issue a report on the number of employees who have quit or will quit because of the mandate, and to estimate the cos...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Staff Office Hours

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WICHITA FALLS, TX — Today, the Office of Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) announced upcoming mobile office hours in Muenster hosted by congressional staff. Constituents are invited to attend if help is needed with a federal agency or to learn more about the services a congressional office can provide. If a constituent would like assistance with a federal agency case, please bring all supporting d...

Rep. Jackson Introduces FARM Act, Combats Foreign Interference in Agriculture

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressmen Ronny Jackson (R-TX) and Filemon Vela (D-TX) introduced the bipartisan Foreign Adversary Risk Management (FARM) Act, which would combat foreign interference in America’s agriculture supply chain through reforms to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate. Jac...

Jackson Introduces Legislation to Strengthen U.S. Strategy on China

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced legislation to strengthen the federal government's strategy in combatting the Chinese Communist Party’s military and economic aggression. In the Fiscal Year 1999 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress directed the Department of Defense (DoD) to produce a list of Chinese Communist military companies operating in America and gave...

Rep. Jackson: Cutting funding for nuclear modernization programs would be irresponsible

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WASHINGTON — Last week, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program and the W87-1 warhead, which will be assembled at Pantex in Amarillo, Texas. Jackson’s remarks as prepared are below. “Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this amendment as it cuts funding for the W87-1 warhead that will be a...

Rep. Jackson Fights to Defend Second Amendment Rights

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) released the following statement: “To ensure we provide for our national security, last week I supported a procedural step in the lengthy process of authorizing funding and setting policy for the entire U.S. Military by voting in favor of the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Included in the large bill is a red flag provision th...

Rep. Jackson Launches Veterans History Project in TX-13

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) announced his office’s participation in the Veterans History Project (VHP), an archive of oral interviews and documents from American war veterans that is housed at the Library of Congress. All U.S. military veterans from World War I through the most recent military conflicts who live in Texas’ 13th Congressional District are invited to share t...

Rep. Jackson Secures Major Victories for TX-13 as NDAA Passes House

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WASHINGTON — Last night, the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The NDAA included many legislative amendments and bills that were authored by Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13). Through Jackson’s work, numerous victories were secured for Sheppard Air Force Base, the Amarillo Pantex Plant, and the larger defense-focuse...

Rep. Jackson: Our relationship with Israel is non-negotiable

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WASHINGTON — Last night, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to urge his colleagues to support his amendment to the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act, which states clearly that Israel is a critical defense partner for the United States. Jackson’s remarks as prepared are below. “Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of my amendment which states ...