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  • Rep. Estes Praises Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON―Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after today's announcement that the United States, Mexico and Canada have reached an agreement to remove all steel and aluminum tariffs between the neighboring countries. "Today's news is a significant milestone for our state and country as we work toward free and fair trade among our three countries," said Rep. Estes. "We know that our manufacturers and producers thrive when they have open access to markets and can fre... Read more

  • Rep. Estes and Rep. Moore Introduce the Tax Fairness for Tribal Youth Act of 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON―Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) and Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin) introduced the Tax Fairness for Tribal Youth Act of 2019 today. This bill would stop treating cash disbursements of funds that tribes sometimes make to tribal members as payments made to evade tax. “The Tax Fairness for Tribal Youth Act is a common sense bill to support tribal youth and encourage students to pursue higher education by not taxing payments made to young tribal members,” said Rep. Estes. “While t... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Supports Second Amendment Supreme Court Case
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) has signed on to an amicus curiae brief supporting the U.S. Supreme Court case New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York. The case, brought by the NYSRPA, challenges New York City’s law banning the transportation of a lawfully owned firearm by city residents to any location outside city limits, even if it’s a second home or shooting range. “This case has the potential to impact not just New Yorkers, but Kansans and Americans na... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Applauds ICT Grant
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) applauded a grant awarded from the U.S. Department of Transportation to Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. The $6.6 million grant will go toward repairing and improving the airport’s runways. "As Kansas’ largest commercial airport, Eisenhower is critical for our region’s transportation needs, connectivity and overall economy," said Rep. Estes. "This grant will ensure the airport’s runways are viable for years to come and is great news for o... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Announces 2019 Congressional Art Competition Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    WICHITA—Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) helped announce the winners of this year's Congressional Art Competition tonight during a reception and awards program May 3, 2019, at Mark Arts in Wichita. Each year, the U.S. House of Representatives hosts An Artistic Discovery: Congressional Art Competition for High School Students, which takes place in each congressional district with each first-place winner having their artwork on display in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., for about one year. B... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Releases Statement on Climate Change Now Act, Signs Petition to Force Vote on Green New Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON―Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) voted against H.R. 9 today, a bill to prevent President Trump from withdrawing from the Paris Agreement which President Obama unilaterally entered in August 2016 without the advice and consent of Congress. In addition, Rep. Estes signed a discharge petition today to force a vote on the proposed Green New Deal. “Both the Paris Agreement and Green New Deal would cost our country trillions of dollars and impact millions of American jobs,” said Rep. Estes.... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Releases Statement on Kansas Abortion Ruling
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON―Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) released the following statement after today's Kansas Supreme Court ruling on abortion: "Radical and out-of-touch justices on the Kansas Supreme Court have cleared the way for the barbaric practice of dismemberment abortions and opened the door for even more extreme late-term abortions in our state. This ruling, which seeks to supersede federal law, also does not protect babies born alive after a botched abortion and must be challenged," said Rep. Este... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Begins Third Year in House of Representatives
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON―Congressman Ron Estes released the following statement on the second anniversary of his swearing-in on April 25, 2017. "It's truly been an honor to represent the people of the Fourth District of Kansas," said Rep. Estes. "As a fifth-generation Kansan who comes home every week, I know the values, work ethic and grit that are instilled in the people of our state. That's why I continue to fight for limited government, quality and affordable health care, free and fair trade, and retiremen... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Comments on the Release of the Full Special Counsel Mueller Report
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON―Congressman Ron Estes released the following statement after Attorney General William Barr delivered the Special Counsel's full report to Congress. "I have received Special Counsel Mueller’s report and look forward to reviewing it in detail," said Rep. Estes. "While I hope this report sheds more light on Russia’s attempt to sow discord in our elections, the ultimate conclusion remains that there was no collusion between the president’s campaign and Russia. I’m hopeful that with the co... Read more

  • Rep. Estes Releases Statement on USMCA Impact Summary
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON―Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas), a member of the USMCA whip team, released the following statement after the Office of the United States Trade Representative released an analysis of the estimated impact of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “The ITC report underscores the significant importance of getting the USMCA across the finish line. As Canada and Mexico are Kansas’ top export partners, this deal is a win for Kansas farmers, ranchers and manufacturers,” said Rep.... Read more

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