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  • Estes Votes to Uphold Second Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement following House passage of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act: "Kansans shouldn't have their Constitutional rights restricted simply because they travel out of state. The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act protects Kansans' Second Amendment right by ensuring that anyone who is allowed to possess a concealed handgun in our state can carry in another state that permits concealed carry," said Rep. Estes. "This bill wa... Read more

  • Estes on House Vote to Mandate Annual Sexual Harassment Training
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement after the House unanimously passed a bill mandating annual sexual harassment training: “There is no place for sexual harassment in our society and there is no excuse for such offenses. As the father of two daughters, it makes me sick to hear the stories which have recently come to light from within Hollywood, the media, Capitol Hill and statehouses around the country including Kansas. We must hold abusers accountable for ... Read more

  • Estes Responds to Concerns About Testing Inert Chemicals in Northern Oklahoma
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Ron Estes issued the following statement after an information meeting concerning the Department of Homeland Security’s plans to test inert chemicals in northern Oklahoma: "It is clear that south central Kansans are concerned with the Department of Homeland Security’s plans to test inert chemicals in northern Oklahoma and I share those concerns," said Rep. Estes. "The process the Department used to inform residents was inadequate and I encourage Kansans to utilize the com... Read more

  • Estes Votes to Simplify and Lower Taxes
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement following passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "For more than three decades, families have paid a growing cost for our country’s increasingly complex and burdensome tax code that's loaded with special interest loopholes. This isn’t fair to hardworking Kansans," said Rep. Estes. "That's why today I voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act." "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will make it easy for families to file taxes by doubling t... Read more

  • Estes Statement on Proposed DHS Chemical Tests
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    WICHITA —Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement on the proposed Department of Homeland Security chemical tests at the Chilocco Indian School campus: "I'm monitoring the situation closely and have been in contact with officials at the Department of Homeland Security," said Rep. Estes. "As a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, I have numerous questions regarding this proposed test. While it's important for our federal agencies to test their abilities in res... Read more

  • Estes Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement after the release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will overhaul America's tax code for the first time since President Reagan's historic tax relief 31 years ago," said. Rep. Estes. "Simplifying our national tax code will make life easier for families across Kansas who are sick of spending their valuable time dealing with the IRS’ overly complicated tax forms. “This bill will allow hard-working fami... Read more

  • Estes Announces Roman Rodriguez as Press Secretary
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    WICHITA, Kan.—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) is pleased to announce Roman Rodriguez as press secretary serving in the Wichita district office. “Roman brings communications expertise to an already outstanding team that is dedicated to serving Kansans in the 4th district,” said Congressman Ron Estes. Rodriguez is a 4th generation Kansan originally from Garden City. Prior to joining the Congressman’s staff, Rodriguez served as Brand Manager for Friends University. He is passionate about the local... Read more

  • Estes Statement on Passage of Congressional Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement after the House gave final approval to the FY 2018 Budget Resolution, which will allow tax reform legislation to proceed: “Today we're one step closer to fixing our outdated tax code, which over the past three decades has grown to be more than 74,000 pages," said Rep. Estes. "Simplifying our national tax code will make life easier for families in Kansas who are sick of wasting their time dealing with the IRS. I'm excited ... Read more

  • Estes Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement following President Trump’s announcement of a new strategy on Iran: “Since 1979, the regime in Iran has brutalized its own people and spread terrorism around the globe,” said Rep. Estes. “It should come as no surprise that this regime has violated the nuclear deal and denied inspectors access to its militarized nuclear facilities. I’m glad to see our president treat Iran like what it is: a repressive regime that cannot be... Read more

  • Estes Honored to Receive Congressional Financial Freedom Award
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement upon receiving the Congressional Financial Freedom Award from the State Financial Officers Foundation: “It is a true honor to receive the Congressional Financial Freedom Award. I'm committed to efficiency, accountability, and real results from government. All too often our government spends money without thinking twice,” said Rep. Estes. “This isn't how it should work. We need to bring back fiscal responsibility to Washin... Read more

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