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  • 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

  • Estes Praises President Trump's Executive Order on Health Care
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement following President Trump’s Executive Order on health care: “I applaud President Trump’s health care Executive Order. This will allow Kansans to buy health insurance across state lines through Association Health Plans," said Rep. Estes. "This common sense change will increase competition in the health care marketplace which will help drive down costs." Ron Estes is a 5th generation Kansan and represents Kansas’ 4th congre... Read more

  • Estes Introduces Legislation to Remove Federal Restriction on Sedgwick County Property
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement after introducing H.R. 3914, which will remove a federal land-use restriction on the Lake Afton property in Sedgwick County: "Today I introduced legislation that will remove a federal restriction that prevents the development of the Lake Afton property in Sedgwick County," said Rep. Estes. “This restriction, which is over 50 years old, is a great example of red tape sitting on the books in Washington for far too long. I s... Read more

  • Estes Statement on GOP Tax Reform Framework Released Today
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement in response to the tax reform framework released today: "Real tax reform is needed to keep America competitive in a global marketplace. Economic growth from reforming our antiquated tax system will bring higher wages, and better jobs for working families in Kansas. It’s time to fix America’s complex and outdated tax code so that Kansas families have more money in their pocket to save for retirement or plan for college. I ... Read more

  • Estes Statement on Hurricane Relief and the Debt Limit
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement on Friday in response to congressional action tying Hurricane Harvey relief to the federal debt limit: “My heart goes out to all of those in Houston and the Gulf region who have had their lives turned upside down by Hurricane Harvey. Americans and private organizations who came to their aid without preconditions or expecting anything in return represent the best of the American spirit. While I was proud to support a relie... Read more

  • Estes Statement on DACA Program
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement on Tuesday following the Trump administration's announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “I support President Trump’s reversal of this unconstitutional Obama-era executive order. This decision gives Congress time to fix our broken immigration system. Congress can do this by securing our borders, reviewing our immigration process, and not providing amnesty to those who disregard our na... Read more

  • Estes Meets with Hundreds of Kansans During August Listening Tour
    Posted in Press Releases on September 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    WICHITA, KS – This week, Congressman Ron Estes finished the 4th Congressional District August Listening Tour. Over the past month, Congressman Estes met with hundreds of constituents through visits to higher education/workforce training programs, industry and agriculture tours, farm bureau meetings, parades and county fairs, chambers of commerce presentations, business roundtables, town halls and meetings with military service members and veterans groups. Congressman Estes held over 120 meetings... Read more

  • Estes Statement on President Trump's Tax Reform Agenda
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    WICHITA, KS - Congressman Ron Estes issued the following statement following President Trump's tax reform address: "Real tax reform will jumpstart our economy and allow more Americans to climb up the economic ladder," said Rep. Estes. "Our antiquated tax code is destroying the ability of American businesses ability to compete abroad – some companies have an effective tax rate of almost 40 percent. Simplifying our tax system will help lower prices for consumers and will allow companies to create ... Read more

  • Estes Statement on President Trump's Afghanistan and South Asia Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    WICHITA, KS - Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement following President Trump's Afghanistan and South Asia policy address: "It is vitally important for the U.S. to fight for stability within Afghanistan and South Asia. Today, there are twenty terrorist groups that operate out of Afghanistan and Pakistan, which is higher than any other region in the world," said Rep. Estes. "The president's strategy, which focuses primarily on achieving stability within Afghanistan and t... Read more

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