WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled in the Sackett v. EPA court case that dealt a blow to the disastrous Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.
"Today's Supreme Court ruling against the burdensome Waters of the U.S. is a victory for Kansas farmers, ranchers, producers and all Americans," said Rep. Estes. "President… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today Reps. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) and Mike Thompson (D-California) reintroduced the Financing Our Energy Future Act. This bipartisan bill gives renewable energy projects access to master limited partnerships (MLP), a tax structure currently only available to oil, gas and coal projects.
"The Financing Our Energy Future Act updates our tax code to allow renewable energy… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Last week Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) spoke in support of the Protecting Taxpayers and Victims of Unemployment Fraud Act.
"No member of Congress should be comfortable telling their constituents that they don’t care about wasting nearly $400 billion of taxpayer money," said Rep. Estes. "While this massive fraud was occurring, hardworking, unemployed Kansans were… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Last week Reps. Ron Estes (R-Kansas), Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) and August Pfluger (R-Texas) introduced the WHO is Accountable Act. This legislation blocks taxpayer funds from going to the World Health Organization (WHO) unless the organization adopts specific, Chinese Communist Party (CCP)-related transparency measures, confirms it has stopped backing "woke" liberal… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today Reps. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) and Gerry Connolly (D-Virginia) introduced bipartisan legislation to address a critical shortage of certified nursing assistants (CNAs). The Ensuring Seniors' Access to Quality Care Act will allow nursing homes that have been forced to suspend in-house CNA education programs after receiving a certain level of penalties to resume those programs… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) voted in support of H.R. 2 – the Secure the Border Act.
"For the past two years, the Biden administration has completely ignored the growing crisis at our southern border, implementing policies that increased illegal immigration and allowed for deadly drugs like fentanyl to flow deep into our country," said Rep. Estes. "Republicans made a… Read more »
Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) voted in favor of the Limit, Save, Grow Act as a first step to restore fiscal responsibility to our nation's capital.
"Spending trillions of dollars each year while borrowing about $45,000 per second is dangerously unsustainable and puts our country in peril," said Rep. Estes. "We can't wait any longer – we have to start correcting the federal… Read more »
Reps. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) and John Larson (D-Connecticut) introduced the American Innovation and R&D Competitiveness Act last week, and it has quickly garnered important support from business leaders across key industries urging Congress to act and adopt this legislation.
"The requirement to amortize research and development (R&D) expenditures over a five-year… Read more »
WICHITA – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced the winners of this year's Congressional Art Competition Saturday, April 22, during a reception and awards program at Mark Arts in Wichita. Each year, the U.S. House of Representatives hosts An Artistic Discovery: Congressional Art Competition for High School Students, which takes place in each congressional district with each… Read more »
Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) delivered remarks on the House floor about the introduction of his American Innovation and R&D Competitiveness Act.
"Today’s research and development dollars create tomorrow’s jobs, and we need to keep R&D dollars inside our country, where they can help strengthen American businesses and workers," said Rep. Estes.
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