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  • Rep. Estes District Among Counties Approved for Disaster Aid
    Posted in Press Releases on October 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced today that several counties in the 4th District of Kansas have been approved for disaster aid by the Trump administration. Federal funding is available for damages caused by severe storms, winds, and flooding in Barber, Kingman, Kiowa and Pratt Counties from Sept. 1-8, 2018. Additional Kansas counties approved for aid are Clay, Marshall, Rice and Riley. “The historic amount of rain and severe storms in south central Kansas have left behind da... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Congratulates Justice Brett Kavanaugh
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court: “Congratulations to Justice Kavanaugh on his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court,” said Rep. Estes. “Despite a political and divisive confirmation process, the U.S. Senate was given an opportunity to thoroughly vet Kavanaugh with information from seven background investigations, more than a thousand written responses, hours of testimony a... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Praises US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement announced today by President Donald Trump: “Canada’s inclusion in the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement is great news for Kansas farmers and manufacturers in the Fourth District and around the country. Canada is Kansas’ top export market worth $2.5 billion, underscoring the critical impact of today’s announcement,” said Rep. Estes. “Since entering Congress, I have called for free an... Read more

  • Deputy Robert Kunze Honored by U.S. House of Representatives
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) spoke yesterday on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the life and service of Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Kunze III who was killed while on duty on Sept. 16, 2018. Following his remarks, Rep. Estes asked colleagues to join in a moment of silence in honor of Deputy Kunze. “By killing the suspect, Deputy Kunze ended a violent crime spree and gave up his life to save others,” said Rep. Estes. “Today, we continue to pray fo... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Praises Passage of "M.S. 'Mitch' Mitchell Floodway"
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3383 today, a bill to designate the flood control project in Sedgwick County, Kansas, commonly known as the Wichita-Valley Center Flood Control Project, as the "M.S. 'Mitch' Mitchell Floodway". Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) introduced the legislation in the House which will now go to the U.S. Senate for approval. “Citizens and businesses throughout the region benefit today from the diligent efforts undertaken by Mitch Mitchell,” said Re... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Amendments Included in FAA Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018 today. The bill reauthorizes the FAA and aviation programs through FY2023, as well disaster programs at the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The final bill included two initiatives put forward by Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) to protect general aviation... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Releases Statement on the U.S. - Korea Free Trade Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on a deal to update the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) signed today by President Donald Trump: “Today’s agreement to modernize the U.S.- Korea Free Trade Agreement is good news for Kansas farmers, ranchers and manufacturers,” said Rep. Estes. “Trade with South Korea has opened up an important market for beef, pork, corn, barley, sorghum, steel, auto and aerospace. A modernized agreement is welcome news... Read more

  • Deadline for Service Academy Applications Approaching
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) is reminding constituents today that applications from students in the 4th District of Kansas to be nominated for a service academy are due Monday, Oct. 1. Every year, Members of Congress may nominate up to ten candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Po... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Releases Statement on Sedgwick County Deputy
    Posted in Press Releases on September 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on Sedgwick County Deputy Robert Kunze: "Susan and I are praying for the family and friends of Sedgwick County Deputy Robert Kunze who was killed in the line of duty today," said Rep. Ron Estes. "Deputy Kunze was a law enforcement veteran who leaves behind a wife and child. His death is a reminder of the courage and heroism required of all those in law enforcement. I join with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office and ... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Joins House Leadership to Discuss Why Kansas is Better Off Now
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) joined House Speaker Paul Ryan and GOP Leadership for a press conference today to discuss how Kansas’ 4th district and America are better off now. Last night, Rep. Estes led a special order on the U.S. House of Representatives floor to highlight efforts to grow the economy, provide security for families, and support veterans and the military. Accomplishments cited included the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, efforts to end human trafficking and the opioid epi... Read more

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