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  • Congressman Estes Congratulates Yoder on Chairmanship
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement after Rep. Kevin Yoder was chosen to become the next chairman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Appropriations: “Congratulations to my friend Kevin Yoder on becoming Chairman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Appropriations," said Rep. Estes. “His leadership will help America secure our borders and find solutions to fix our broken immigration system. A... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Applauds Trump Rescission Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) is applauding $15 billion in spending cuts included in a rescission package proposed today by the Trump administration. Rep. Estes was among the first members of Congress to call for budget rescissions last month. “As an engineer and former businessman, I have made cutting government spending and waste my top priority in Congress,” said Rep. Estes. “This package is a good start to getting our fiscal house in order, but we must do more. I look forward t... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Supports Action on Iran Nuclear Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on President Trump’s action to pull the United States of America out of the Iran Nuclear Deal and institute sanctions on the country: “Protecting the interests of America and of our allies around the world is paramount, and President Obama’s disastrous Iran deal has not helped us achieve either goal,” said Rep. Estes. “Reinstituting sanctions on Iran sends a strong ... Read more

  • 153 Members Call for New Title X Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Ron Estes (R-KS-04), Diane Black (R-TN-06), Vicky Hartzler (R-MO-04) and Chris Smith (R-NJ-04) joined 149 of their colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar requesting that the department move swiftly to issue new regulations for the Title X Family Planning Program. Citing the troubling ways existing Title X regulations have blurred the line between abortion and family planning, the letter calls for revised... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Supports Tankers for McConnell Air Force Base
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) is urging the House Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee to include funding for 18 KC-46A Pegasus refueling tankers in the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense Authorization and Appropriations (NDAA) bills. The Air Force is seeking to receive a total of 179 new KC-46 tankers. McConnell Air Force Base is expected to receive 36 of those tankers, the most of any other Air Force Base, over a period of several years. The most recent NDAA and... Read more

  • Congressman Ron Estes Congratulates Mike Pompeo
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State: “Congratulations to my friend and fellow Kansan, Mike Pompeo, on his confirmation as Secretary of State,” said Rep. Estes. “I’m confident he will lead the State Department honorably and represent our nation well. Kansans know and trust his leadership and I look forward to working with him in his new role in the future.” Ron Estes is a 5th generation Kansa... Read more

  • Congressman Ron Estes Marks One Year in Office
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) was sworn into office one year ago today on April 25, 2017. Since entering office, Rep. Estes has focused on areas important to Kansans including cutting taxes and regulations, defending the 2nd Amendment and life, reforming entitlements, and protecting Kansans and their quality of life. Also in that time, Rep. Estes has held more than 500 meetings with constituents in Washington, D.C. and throughout Kansas’ 4th District. “Being elected to represent Ka... Read more

  • Congressman Ron Estes Protects Drinking Water in Wichita and Surrounding Communities for Next 20 Years
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) has sponsored the Wichita Project Equus Beds Division Authorization Extension Act, a bill to protect drinking water in Wichita and the surrounding area for the next 20 years. “I am committed to protecting Kansans and our quality of life which relies on a stable water supply,” said Rep. Ron Estes. “This bill is an important step to providing long-term confidence in Wichita’s water supply for families, businesses and farmers.” The Equus Beds Aquifer Re... Read more

  • Congressman Ron Estes Releases Statement on Pompeo Senate Foreign Relations Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to favorably recommend CIA Director Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State. The full Senate will vote on Pompeo by the end of this week. “As the former congressman for the 4th district of Kansas and current director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo has proudly demonstrated Kansas values on the national and world stage,” said Rep. Ron Estes, who was elected to succeed Pompeo as the re... Read more

  • ICYMI: Rep. Ron Estes: Why some Democrats are rooting for the Chinese on trade
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) is helping lead efforts in Congress to promote free and fair trade. Read his latest op-ed on the current trade negotiations between the U.S. and China below. Rep. Ron Estes: Why some Democrats are rooting for the Chinese on trade Washington Examiner by Rep. Ron Estes 4/16/18 President Trump recently suggested farmers will end up “better off” after confronting China on trade but acknowledged it will “take a little while to get there.” He understands tha... Read more

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