Rep. Estes Applauds Implementation Steps for Aviation Manufacturing Program

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WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Estes applauded the Department of Transportation for taking initial steps in implementing the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection (AMJP) Program – bipartisan legislation he introduced with Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Washington) in 2020 and helped reintroduce in this Congress. The new law allows aviation manufacturers to designate 25% of their workforce at risk of furlough due t... Read more »

Rep. Estes Reintroduces Legislation to Designate the Chisholm and Western Trails

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) reintroduced legislation yesterday in the House of Representatives to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Chisholm National Historic Trail and the Western National Historic Trail. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate. "When we think about advances that moved our country forward, the Chisholm ... Read more »

Rep. Estes Votes Against Unacceptable Immigration Policies

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after voting against two immigration bills that would further expand the crisis at our southern border. "By removing critical border enforcement measures and offering amnesty to those here illegally, the Biden administration and Democrats are intensifying the border crisis and lawlessness," said Rep. Estes. "Instead of repairi... Read more »

Rep. Estes Announces 2021 Annual High School Art Competition, Service Academy Nominations

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WICHITA – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) has announced two opportunities available to high school students in 2021 – the annual Congressional Art Competition and nominations to U.S. service academies. "Each year I'm always impressed with the talent and caliber of our students here in the Sunflower State as displayed in these two programs for Kansas high schoolers," said Rep. Estes. "The Congress... Read more »

Rep. Estes Announces Local Airport Grants for Augusta, Eureka, Kingman, Winfield/Ark City

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WICHITA – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced federal grants for Augusta Municipal Airport in Augusta, Lt. William M. Milliken Airport in Eureka, Clyde Cessna Field Airport in Kingman, and Strother Field in Cowley County between Winfield and Arkansas City. The grants are funded by the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2020. "Aviation is a critical component... Read more »

Rep. Estes Announces Airport Grants for Eisenhower, Jabara

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WICHITA – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced federal grants for Wichita's Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport and Colonel James Jabara Airport totaling $4,458,663. The grants are funded by the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2020. "In the Air Capital of the World, we've witnessed drastic effects in air travel due to the coronavirus pandemic," said Rep. ... Read more »

Rep. Estes Named to the Joint Economic Committee

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after his appointment to the Joint Economic Committee. This committee is a bicameral effort to report on the United States economy and make policy suggestions for improvement. “At a time when our nation’s economy is recovering from a public health crisis, it’s never been more important for Congress to focus on pro-growth polic... Read more »

Rep. Estes Congratulates WSU Men's Basketball

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WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) congratulated the Wichita State University Men's Basketball team on their regular season conference championship and wished them luck as they begin postseason play this weekend. Click here to watch the video and click here to download the video. Remarks as prepared: Madam Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the Wichita State University Men’s Basketbal... Read more »

Reps. Estes, Mann, LaTurner Urge Gov. Kelly to Provide Relief to Kansans

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WASHINGTON – Today Reps. Ron Estes, Tracey Mann and Jake LaTurner sent a letter to Kansas Governor Laura Kelly following H.R. 1319 becoming law. "Following extreme shutdowns that left families, small businesses and communities suffering economic losses, Kansas was hit with frigid temperatures and exorbitant energy bills," said Rep. Estes. "However, state revenues have increased during this time, a... Read more »

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