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  • Estes Announces Listening Tour Stops as Visits Continue Across 4th District
    Posted in Press Releases on August 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    WICHITA, KS – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced on Friday that he will host town hall meetings in four counties on Thursday, August 24. Times and locations are as follows (subject to change): 8am-9:30am Newman University, De Mattias Fine Arts Center, 3100 McCormick, Wichita 11am-12pm William Newton Hospital (Basement meeting room), 1300 E. 5th, Winfield 2pm-3pm Point Events Center, 2101 Dearborn, Augusta 4pm-5pm Newton Public Library, 720 Oak St, Newton “Congress has work to do, and con... Read more

  • Estes on "Big Six" Tax Reform Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Congressman Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement responding to the "Big Six" statement on tax reform: "Today’s announcement from President Trump and congressional leaders shows that Republicans are committed to reforming our broken tax code that is hurting middle-class families and sending American jobs overseas. America's tax code hasn’t been updated in more than 30 years. During that time our economy has moved from the industrial age to the digital age. It’s long ... Read more

  • Estes Statement on Nomination of Sam Brownback
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on Wednesday following the President’s announcement that he intends to nominate Kansas Governor Sam Brownback as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom: “Sam Brownback’s commitment to Kansas is admirable and he has served our state and country honorably. There is no better person to promote religious freedom around the world on behalf of America.” Ron Estes is a 5th generation Kansan and represent... Read more

  • Estes Introduces Bill to Name Wichita’s “Big Ditch” After Mitch Mitchell
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on Tuesday following his introduction of H.R. 3383, which will designate the Wichita-Valley Center Flood Control Project as the M.S. "Mitch" Mitchell Floodway: “I'm proud to introduce legislation that will rename the Wichita-Valley Center Flood Control Project after M.S. ‘Mitch’ Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was a visionary, whose long service to Wichita in public works and flood control led to the project’s completion. ... Read more

  • Estes Lauds Passage of Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on Thursday following the House's passage of H.R. 2825, the Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act: "America faces mounting threats to our national security from around the globe. Since Sept. 11, 2001, there have been 96 Islamist terror plots or attacks against the U.S. homeland. Of these, 31 have occurred since 2015. "This Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act promotes the domestic sharing ... Read more

  • Estes Statement on the Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on Wednesday following the House passage of H.R. 2664, the Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act. “Today, Congress passed the Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation that reaffirms our dedication to combating this growing crime. This is an issue that affects many communities in America, regardless of geographic region and political party. So far, the 115th Congress ha... Read more

  • Estes Praises Immigration Bills Passed in House
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on Thursday following the House passage of H.R. 3004, Kate's Law, and H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act: "Kate's Law and the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act are the latest examples of Republicans keeping their promises to voters. Kate's Law strengthens the penalties for unlawful immigrants who commit serious crimes, and the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act will help ensure that all cities follow federal i... Read more

  • Estes Appointed to Homeland Security Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on Tuesday following his confirmation to the House Committee on Homeland Security: “America faces mounting threats to our national security from around the globe. This includes the increased threat faced by Islamist terrorism, foreign cyber attacks, and an unsecured southern border. Our federal government has a constitutional responsibility to provide for the safety and security of all Americans. Within Kansas' 4t... Read more

  • Estes Statement on Congressional Attack in Virginia
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on Wednesday following the shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise and congressional staff in Virginia: “Our thoughts and prayers are with Congressman Steve Scalise, his staff, family, and all those injured this morning. I’m grateful to the U.S. Capitol Police officers who displayed true bravery in protecting congressional members and staff and bringing an end to this senseless act of violence.” Ron Estes is a 5th g... Read more

  • Estes Statement on Veterans Affairs Accountability
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on Tuesday after Congress passed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017: "America's veterans should not be forced to fight through a bureaucratic labyrinth in order to receive the care they deserve. Often times, when abuses have come to light at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department has been unable to hold its employees accountable due to excessive b... Read more

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