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Rep. Jackson Introduces Legislation to Help Border Communities Abandoned by The Biden Administration

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WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced the Reimbursing Border Communities Act of 2023. This legislation would reimburse communities along the southern border of the United States which have been left with the responsibility and costs of securing our southern border because of the Biden administration’s failed open-border…

Rep. Jackson, Sen Tuberville Lead Effort to Protect Ag Industry from Foreign Interference

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WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Representative Ronny Jackson (R-TX-13), Pete Sessions (R-TX-17), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), and Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX-34) reintroduced the bipartisan, bicameral Foreign Adversary Risk Management (FARM) Act. This legislation would help protect America’s agricultural industry from malign foreign investors and bolster our supply chain by reforming the…

Rep. Jackson Appointed to the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic

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WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) was appointed by Speaker McCarthy to the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Subcommittee’s objective is to investigate the large volume of evidence that the virus originated from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) and that it did not occur naturally. The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic…

Rep. Jackson Secures Victories for TX-13’s Defense Interests, Servicemembers Impacted by COVID Vaccine Mandate

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  WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Through Jackson’s work on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), numerous provisions were included in the final version of the NDAA to support the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, the Bell facility in Amarillo, Sheppard Air…

Rep. Jackson Congratulates Bell Textron Inc. on Earning Major U.S. Army Future Vertical Lift Contract

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WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) applauded the news that Bell Textron Inc. has been awarded the contract for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA). This is the Army’s largest vertical lift contract award in 40 years and could eventually be worth over $70 billion. Every new aircraft will come…

Rep. Jackson Introduces Legislation to Enhance America’s Critical Infrastructure

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced the Ensuring America's Critical Infrastructure Act, which would codify 16 infrastructure sectors as “critical infrastructure.” These sectors include Chemical, Commercial Facilities, Communications, Critical Manufacturing, Dams, Defense Industrial Base, Emergency Services, Energy, Financial Services, Food and…

Rep. Jackson Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Military Readiness

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced the Securing American Acquisitions, Readiness, and Military Stockpiles (ARMS) Act, which strengthens the Department of Defense’s (DoD) ability to replenish our military’s defense stocks following a transfer of lethal aid to an American ally or partner while also providing for strong Congressional oversight when the…

Rep. Jackson Secures Wins for TX-13 as NDAA Passes the House

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WASHINGTON — Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) issued the following statement in response to the National Defense Authorization Act’s (NDAA) passage in the U.S. House of Representatives. Due to Jackson’s work, many provisions were included in the bill that will benefit Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Pantex Plant in Amarillo, and the larger defense-focused workforce in Texas’…

Rep. Jackson Secures Major Victories for TX-13 During the National Defense Authorization Act Markup for Fiscal Year 2023

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WASHINGTON — Last week, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) championed Texas’ defense priorities during the House Armed Services Committee’s (HASC) markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023. Jackson issued the following statement in support of the legislation, which passed out of committee by a vote of 57-1. The NDAA is expected to be considered on the…

Rep. Jackson Rejects Democrats’ War on Agriculture

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WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) will vote against H.R. 7606, which is House Democrats’ latest attack in their War on Agriculture. Jackson’s position was formally entered into the Congressional Record ahead of the vote: “Madam Speaker, I rise today to bring attention to a serious issue facing all of rural America: the Biden Administration and the radical Left’s…