Rep. Estes Supports Defunding Biden's Disinformation Governance Board

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) has cosponsored H.R. 7690, a bill prohibiting taxpayer dollars from funding the Biden administration's Disinformation Governance Board. "The Biden administration is taking it upon themselves to be the standard-bearer of truth, but this Disinformation Governance Board is more like an Orwellian Ministry of Truth than a legitimate government working group," said...

Rep. Estes Announces $15 Million for Eisenhower Airport

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WICHITA – Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced a $15,305,526 grant for the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport for reconstructing the apron pavement. "It's always great to see improvements and upgrades at Kansas' largest airport here in the Air Capital of the World," said Rep. Estes. "This $15 million grant will assist with needed reconstruction for Eisenhower's apron pavement that ...

Rep. Estes Reacts to SCOTUS Leak

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following response to the Supreme Court leak. The recent leak from the Supreme Court should alarm all Kansans – it's a shocking attack and intimidation on our nation's justices and an apparent attempt to hijack the Court's decision-making process. In this case, it shows how radical the far left has become on the issue of abortion – calling for taxp...

Rep. Estes Announces 2022 Congressional Art Competition Winners

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WICHITA – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced the winners of this year's Congressional Art Competition Saturday, April 23, 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 first-place winner...

Rep. Estes' Five Year Anniversary

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WASHINGTON – Today marks five years since Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) took the oath of office to represent the 4th District of Kansas in the U.S. House of Representatives. Since taking office, he has been appointed to the House Ways and Means Committee, the oldest and one of the most influential committees in the House with jurisdiction over trade, taxes, Social Security, and health care. He also se...

Rep. Estes Votes Again to Sanction Russia, End Oil Purchases

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WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) voted to pass two bills further isolating Russia. Both bills had already passed the House, but required an additional vote following changes and passage in the Senate. "The atrocities we've seen in Ukraine have been heart-wrenching, and there's no question that the United States should stand with our allies and isolate Putin," said Rep. Estes. "For a se...

Rep. Estes Votes Against Reckless Restaurant Relief Bill, Supports Common Sense ENTRÉE Act

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WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) voted against the House Democrats' Relief for Restaurants and other Hard Hit Small Businesses Act that adds funding to a program that has left thousands of eligible applicants behind. "Many restaurants hurting from pandemic-related shutdowns in south central Kansas were left without help from a restaurant revitalization fund because of the Democrats' ri...

House Passes SECURE 2.0, Includes Rep. Estes Priorities

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R–Kansas) joined his Ways and Means colleagues on the House floor during debate of the bipartisan SECURE 2.0. Rep. Estes was instrumental in passing the SECURE Act in 2019 and building the framework for SECURE 2.0. SECURE 2.0 includes legislation Rep. Estes helped introduce that improves the required minimum distribution rules and another that allows employers to match...

Rep. Estes Supports Suspending Normal Trade Relations with Russia

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WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) spoke on the House floor in support of legislation he helped introduce to suspend normal trade relations with Russia. This legislation garnered broad bipartisan support and further isolates Russia following their unjust invasion of Ukraine. “We must keep in mind that the American marketplace is not something that is a right. It is a privilege for those ...

Rep. Estes Responds to President Zelensky’s Address to Congress

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following response to President Zelensky’s address to Congress. "President Zelensky delivered a powerful address this morning. I think it’s clear that we can do more to aid suffering Ukrainians, while also ensuring that this war does not escalate or go on indefinitely,” said Rep. Estes. “My hope is that President Biden, along with our European alli...

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