Rep. Ratcliffe U.S.-Taiwan cyber amendment passes House in NDAA

Rep. Ratcliffe U.S.-Taiwan cyber amendment passes House in NDAA

Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the House passage of his U.S.-Taiwan cybersecurity collaboration legislation, which was included as an amendment in the FY 2020 NDAA: “The United States’ relationship with Taiwan is an indispensable component in our efforts to maintain peace and stability in Asia and across the globe. And in […]

House District 33 staff openings

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 28, 2018) State Representative Justin Holland is seeking experienced, responsible, hardworking individuals for positions on his staff. The Capitol Office is seeking individuals to fulfill the Communications Director and Legislative Aide openings. The District Office is seeking a new District Aide. Each position requires daily contact with constituents, public officials, and state […]

Rep. Ratcliffe announces Lorie Grinnan’s completion of service

Rep. Ratcliffe announces Lorie Grinnan’s completion of service

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 3, 2018) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today the completion of Regional Representative Lorie Grinnan’s service in his Rockwall district office. “Lorie is a recognized leader in the Rockwall community with nearly two decades of public service, and I’ve been incredibly grateful for her hard work and dedication as an invaluable […]

Rep. Ratcliffe introduces toughest balanced budget amendment in Congress

(WASHINGTON – April 20, 2017) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution (H.J. Res. 98) last week to bring much-needed fiscal discipline to Washington. The constitutional amendment would not only revoke pay for members of Congress if a balanced budget is not adopted, but it would also revoke pay for […]

Texas House of Representatives approves fiscally responsible and transparent budget

(AUSTIN, TX – April 7, 2017) Yesterday, the Texas House of Representatives approved the House budget and supplemental budget for the next two years. The House has exercised leadership in crafting a conservative, responsible budget that spends $106.8 billion in available revenue. Despite revenue challenges, and very significant population and inflation growth, the House biennium […]

State Rep Justin Holland sworn in as first Texas House member from Rockwall County since 1915

AUSTIN, TX – Yesterday, State Representative Justin Holland (R-Rockwall) was sworn in to serve House District 33 (HD 33) in the Texas House of Representatives. The 85th Texas Legislature convenes today for 140 days. “I’m incredibly honored to serve the residents of HD 33 and it’s an honor to be the first elected state representative from […]

Rep. Ratcliffe votes to strengthen National Defense and support veterans

(ROCKWALL, TX—May 20, 2016) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted this week in favor of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to boost support for America’s military and to enhance national defense capabilities. The legislation authorizes the $602.2 billion in funding necessary to restore adequate readiness for our armed forces, protect our homeland from rapidly […]

Rep. Ratcliffe introduces bill to impose sanctions on Iranian cyber attackers

(ROCKWALL, TX—May 12, 2016) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced the Iran Cyber Sanctions Act of 2016 today to require the administration to impose sanctions on hackers linked to the Iranian Government. The measure pushes the administration to take action on an April 2015 executive order that authorized the Treasury Department to sanction individuals and entities […]

Rep. Ratcliffe defends local communities against new Obama climate change regulations

ROCKWALL, TX (August 5, 2015) – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced the final rules to regulate CO2 emissions at new and existing power plants in order to push the president’s radical climate change agenda. These regulations set a dangerous precedent and could have a devastating impact on electricity prices and grid reliability across the […]