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  • Rep. Estes Votes No on Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after voting no on articles of impeachment for President Donald J. Trump. "This afternoon I voted against the second attempt to impeach President Trump. Speaker Pelosi has given members only two hours to discuss these articles of impeachment — there have been no testimonies, no witnesses, or sober deliberations. Bypassing standard House processes without a proper investigation turns an important Constitutional provision crea... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Nominates 24 Kansans to Service Academies
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2021 | Preview rr

    WICHITA – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) has nominated 24 Kansans for U.S. service academies following an application and interview process that took place Nov. 13, 2020. "Kansas is full of dedicated patriots who love our country and are ready to serve their fellow Americans. It is always encouraging to meet the dedicated young people applying to one of our distinguished service academies each year," said Rep. Estes. "While the nominees still have a rigorous journey before they are accepted at a serv... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Statement on Electoral College Certification
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after Congress certified the Electoral College votes from the 2020 presidential election. "I strongly condemn yesterday's unlawful, un-American actions of a violent mob that severely tarnished our electoral process and horrified Americans across this country," said Rep. Estes. "Despite attempts to thwart the lawful proceedings, the United States Congress continued our business through the night, concluding a presidential ele... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Reacts to New House Rules Established by the Democratic Majority
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after the House passed the rules package for the 117th Congress. "Speaker Pelosi and the House Democrats passed a blatantly partisan rules package – with a slim majority vote – to undermine the voice of the minority party in the House. The new rules limit the minority party's ability to amend legislation, exempts climate change legislation from budget rules, and prohibits gendered language like "mother" and "father." The har... Read more

  • Reps. Estes, Mann, LaTurner Announce Electoral Objections
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) and Republican Reps. Mann and LaTurner announced their intent to object to certain states during the Jan. 6 Electoral College certification. They released the following statement: "It is the duty of Congress to certify electors for the presidential election based on the laws passed by state legislators. With several states facing serious allegations of voter fraud and violations of their own state laws, the Kansas Republican delegation in the House wi... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Announces App Challenge Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on December 29, 2020 | Preview rr

    WICHITA – Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced the Kansas 4th District winner of this year's Congressional App Challenge, Abir Haque. This is his second year winning first place in this competition. "This year has highlighted the advances in technology and how apps have changed the way we work, learn and communicate," said Rep. Estes. "Abir has demonstrated his impressive coding skills for the second year in a row, and I look forward to seeing the work of 4th District students as we continu... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Votes Against NDAA Veto Override
    Posted in Press Releases on December 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after voting against overriding President Trump's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021. "Our men and women in uniform bravely defend the rights and freedoms of Americans every day. While the NDAA has many positive aspects that support our troops, our freedom of speech is also under attack here at home from big tech companies. This has been especially evident in acknowledging voter fraud ... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Votes Against the CASH Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after voting against the CASH Act. "Last week's bipartisan COVID-19 relief package provided targeted assistance to hurting families and small businesses through extended unemployment, the Paycheck Protection Program and eliminating surprise medical billing, but it was coupled with Speaker Pelosi's bloated omnibus spending bill," said Rep. Estes. "Now, Speaker Pelosi is ready to send more checks to millions of Americans who h... Read more

  • 2021 Water Rights Protected at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge
    Posted in Press Releases on December 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced they do not intend to submit a request to secure water for Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. "Kansas farmers and ranchers have been conserving our precious natural resources for generations, including water and wildlife," said Rep. Estes. "For the past few years, I've worked with residents around the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge to ensure protection from our federal gove... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Applauds Bipartisan COVID-19 Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after voting in favor of the bipartisan COVID-19 relief legislation. "After months of an unnecessary political stalemate, Congress was able to pass much-needed relief for workers, families and small businesses," said Rep. Estes. "The legislation includes critical wins for Kansas, such as providing direct payments to Kansas families, reopening the Paycheck Protection Program, eliminating surprise medical billing, and extendin... Read more

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