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  • Congressman Estes Releases Statement on Immigration Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas), a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement on H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act: “I have supported common-sense measures to fix our broken immigration system, secure our borders, build a wall, close immigration loopholes and provide stability to DACA recipients without providing amnesty or incentivizing anyone to break the law. While today’s bill addressed some of those pillars, I ultima... Read more

  • Guest Chaplain from Wichita Offers Congressional Opening Prayer
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—At the request of Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas), Father Dan Spexarth of Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Wichita offered the opening prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives today. Rep. Estes spoke on the floor of the House to introduce Fr. Spexarth, whom he requested to serve as today’s guest chaplain. Each Member of Congress can request one guest chaplain per Congress. “Father Spexarth has been a tireless servant of God, leading an active parish committed to serving... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Recognizes Andale Church Fire
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to offer thoughts and prayers to the parish of Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Andale and firefighters who were injured responding to a fire there on Sunday, June 24. “For nearly 125 years, the parish of St. Joseph has been a pillar of west Sedgwick County and our entire community,” said Rep. Estes. “Following Sunday's tragic fire, thankfully the firefighters treated for smoke inhalation and... Read more

  • Congressman Estes to Host House Guest Chaplain from Wichita
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—At the request of Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas), Father Dan Spexarth from Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Wichita, KS will serve as a guest chaplain to the U.S. House of Representatives on June 26, 2018. Fr. Spexarth will give the opening prayer to Congress that day. “I am humbled to host Father Spexarth in our nation’s capital and look forward to his prayer over the House of Representatives. As Congress continues to address many complex issues, I am glad we can come to... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Releases Statement on the 2018 Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018: “The farm bill provides needed certainty for Kansas farmers and ranchers by protecting crop insurance and repealing burdensome Obama-era regulations like the Waters of the U.S. rule,” said Rep. Estes. “I also support investments in rural broadband and common-sense reforms to SNAP that will help those in need while encouraging Americans to get back to w... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Releases Statement on KC-46 Delivery Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement regarding today's announcement by the U.S. Air Force and Boeing that the first round of KC-46A aircraft will be delivered in October 2018: “The needed and overdue delivery of new KC-46 tankers is great news for our country, and I am proud McConnell Air Force Base is slated to receive the first round," said Rep. Ron Estes. "The Airmen at McConnell have been working tirelessly to prepare for this delivery. I look forward ... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Releases Statement on Presidential Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas), a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s Executive Order regarding separations at the border: “I do not want to see families separated and am pleased this executive action will allow families to remain a unit while they are being processed at our border. Parents should follow legal immigration steps, instead of illegal border crossings which put children at greater risk. I agree wi... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Celebrates Opening of Wichita Advanced Learning Library
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) commemorated the grand opening of the Wichita Advanced Learning Library on the floor of the House of Representatives this week. In his remarks, Rep. Estes praised community leaders and the state-of-the-art library, which will open Saturday. “With the opening of this new library, Wichita and the surrounding region will now have a state-of-the-art facility ready to handle our growing population and advances in digital technology,” said Rep. Estes. “As a ... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Releases Statement on North Korean Summit
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un: “America is once again leading and negotiating from positions of strength thanks to President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,” said Rep. Estes. “While Congress and the American people should ultimately approve any negotiated treaties, we take pride knowing this historic summit has the potential to bring about denuclearization and peace once tho... Read more

  • Congressman Estes Votes for $15 Billion Spending Cut
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) supported H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, yesterday in the House of Representatives. The spending cut bill, also known as a rescission package, addressed proposed cuts from President Trump totaling nearly $15 billion. This was the largest rescission package ever proposed since the process was enacted in 1974. “As an engineer, businessman and former state treasurer, I have made cutting wasteful government spending a pr... Read more

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