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  • Rep. Estes Comments on the Release of the Full Special Counsel Mueller Report
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON―Congressman Ron Estes released the following statement after Attorney General William Barr delivered the Special Counsel's full report to Congress. "I have received Special Counsel Mueller’s report and look forward to reviewing it in detail," said Rep. Estes. "While I hope this report sheds more light on Russia’s attempt to sow discord in our elections, the ultimate conclusion remains that there was no collusion between the president’s campaign and Russia. I’m hopeful that with the co... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Releases Statement on USMCA Impact Summary
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON―Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas), a member of the USMCA whip team, released the following statement after the Office of the United States Trade Representative released an analysis of the estimated impact of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “The ITC report underscores the significant importance of getting the USMCA across the finish line. As Canada and Mexico are Kansas’ top export partners, this deal is a win for Kansas farmers, ranchers and manufacturers,” said Rep.... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Releases Statement on Violence Against Women Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on the Violence Against Women Act: “I have voted three times to support a clean reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Unfortunately, Speaker Nancy Pelosi let VAWA expire in February and is now using it to push unrelated and potentially harmful provisions. “Like the Democrat's 'Bipartisan Background Checks Bill' that does nothing to end gun violence and the 'For the People Act' that only protects politicians... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Named to USMCA Leadership Team
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) has been named to the whip team for the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana). Before final ratification, the USMCA is expected to be reviewed by Congress. Rep. Estes and the USMCA whip team will serve as leaders to get the agreement approved. The USMCA was finalized in November to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “The USMCA is critically needed for south central Kansas and our country,”... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Applauds Textron Aviation Counterterrorism Contract
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) applauded a contract awarded today from the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Counterterrorism and Counterproliferation to Wichita-based Textron Aviation. The $32 million acquisition contract will be used to procure three new King Air Extended Range Aircraft (KA 350 ER) specially manufactured to respond to threats and conduct aerial surveys.These aircraft replace 35-year-old King Airs that constitute NNSA's continuous nationwi... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Signs Petition to Force Vote on Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) signed a discharge petition today to force a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. The bill requires health care practitioners to give the same care to an infant who has survived an abortion as they would to any other newborn. Republicans have repeatedly called on Speaker Nancy Pelosi for a vote on this bill, but that request has been denied 25 times this year. Today's discharge petition seeks to... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Releases Statement on Nomination of Michelle Bowman
    Posted in Press Releases on April 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s nomination of Michelle Bowman to a full 14-year term on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors: "I applaud President Trump’s nomination of Michelle Bowman to serve a full 14-year term on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors," said Rep. Estes. "Her perspective on our economy remains a valuable asset thanks to her long career in community banking in Kansas and her current role on the board." ... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Releases Statement on the Mueller Report
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement concerning Attorney General William Barr's summary to Congress of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report: "I have reviewed Attorney General William Barr’s Special Counsel summary to Congress that concludes what many in the United States already know: there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election," said Rep. Estes. "After months of calling for the Special Counsel's pr... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Introduces Kelsey Smith Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) introduced the Kelsey Smith Act in the U.S. House of Representatives this week as the lead sponsor of the legislation. Congresswoman Sharice Davids (D-Kansas) is cosponsoring the bill while Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) is the lead sponsor of a companion bill in the U.S. Senate. "I am proud to introduce the Kelsey Smith Act in the House of Representatives to honor Kelsey and help law enforcement prevent similar tragedies from happening in the future,”... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Recognized for Pro-Life Leadership
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) was recently named a 'True Blue Member' by the Family Research Council (FRC) for his leadership on pro-family issues like defending the unborn. "Since entering Congress, I have worked to support pro-life and pro-family initiatives like ensuring family planning Title X tax dollars don't go to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood and advocating for expanded 529 education savings programs. As abortion supporters throughout the country advocate for e... Read more

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