As many folks have travel plans this summer, please keep in mind that the U.S. Department of State is not currently able to process passport applications at the same rate as before the pandemic. Below are some updates regarding passport processing information.
Congressman Roy gave the following remarks on the House floor on April 21, 2021 in honor of San Jacinto Day:
185 years ago today in San Jacinto, Texas, the great state of Texas won its independence from Mexico.
H. RES. 216
Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 471) to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from lessening the stringency of, and to prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security from ceasing or lessening implementation of, the COVID–19 border health provisions through the end of the COVID–19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
On March 17, 2021, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) and several of his House colleagues, issued an open letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) pledging that they will not request earmark money amidst efforts to resurrect the corrupting practice in Congress.
The text of the letter with a running list of current cosponsors is available below:
Like millions of Texans in my district and throughout the state, I have been without electricity since early Monday morning. While my family and I are safely working through this situation, others are not so fortunate and experiencing long periods of freezing temperatures in their homes.