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  • Rep. Barton: “It’s About Time” on POTUS’ Executive Actions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy and Environment

    Washington: Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), Vice Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s executive actions, which removed barriers for the completion of both the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline. “It’s about time. After years of delays, President Trump has decidedly put American interests ahead of the harmfuk climate agenda of the last eight years. The approval of Keystone XL and Dakota Access will create jobs and cont... Read more

  • Rep. Barton on House Passage of H.R. 7
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Government Spending, Healthcare

    Joe Barton votes to protect life. Read more

  • Rep. Barton Hosts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington: Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) on Saturday hosted Her Excellency, Tsai Ing-wen, President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Houston, Texas. Congressman Barton introduced President Tsai at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts. "Last fall, President Tsai graciously invited me to her home. I was grateful to return the favor in Texas. A continued, open dialogue between Taiwan and the United States will help advance both nations," stated Barton. "I thank Presiden... Read more

  • Rep. Barton announced as Vice-Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington: Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) announced today that Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) will serve as Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce for the 115th Congress. Barton has previously held the positions of Chairman and Chairman Emeritus for the committee. “I am honored to be chosen by Chairman Walden to serve on the committee leadership team as the Vice-Chairman for the full committee,” stated Barton. “This Congress has a historic opportunity to enhance the lives of all Americans a... Read more

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