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Rep. Arrington: Our Veterans Deserve A VA System That Works. It Starts Today

Trump: We must fulfill our duty to nation’s veterans Hardworking men and women from all across America get up every day, go to work, and deliver results. If they don’t, they lose their jobs — that’s the basic definition of accountability in the workplace. For far too long, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees … Continued

Robert Duncan Testifies In US House Committee On Agriculture Hearing

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan testified before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture in a full-committee public hearing on university research investments in the next farm bill Thursday morning in Washington, D.C. The committee invited university leaders from across the nation to testify about opportunities and challenges faced in agricultural production and research, … Continued

Arrington, Duncan Use Facebook Live To Talk Texas Tech Impact On West Texas

U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington and Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan discussed the system’s impact on West Texas during a chat Wednesday morning on Facebook Live. Most people, Arrington said, appreciate Tech and what it does for the region, but he said he doesn’t know if they fully appreciate the quantified economic impact Tech … Continued

Arrington: George Washington Set The Standard On Term Limits

In 1789, George Washington was elected president of the United States by the only unanimous vote in history. The entire country had complete faith in him, and history will remember him as a man of the highest moral character and integrity. Unlike many of the founding fathers, he wasn’t a lawyer. In fact, he thought … Continued

Recent Graduates Encouraged To Dream Big, Work Hard

Congratulations, Class of 2017 on accomplishing a major milestone in your life! Take it all in, enjoy the moment and spend as much time with your family and friends as you can this summer. I don’t have much advice, but I do have some perspective I would like to share with you looking back over … Continued

Arrington Asks For Prayers, Describes Unity After GOP Baseball Shooting

U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington said it was a somber day at the Capitol following the shooting that wounded at least five – including a U.S. Congressman – Wednesday morning at a GOP Congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington, D.C. The Lubbock Republican sent out a statement shortly after the incident, confirming that he and … Continued

Representative Arrington Says Dodd-Frank Rollback Legislation A Win For Rural America

Friday on The Chad Hasty Show, District 19 Representative Jodey Arrington joined the program to discuss yesterday’s testimony by James Comey in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Financial Choice Act, health care reform and more. Speaking about the testimony of James Comey in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s hearing yesterday, and the political intrigue … Continued

Arrington Leads Tribute To Veterans During Memorial Day Service At Lubbock Cemetery

On Monday morning, some loved ones, fellow veterans and others from the community gathered at the cemetery to pay tribute to them and the countless other service men and women around the country who have died. “It’s a solemn and sacred day to remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice,” said U.S. Rep. Jodey … Continued

370 Graduate From Plainview High School

Although Valedictorian Macey Mayberry was quickly challenged in her claim that the Class of 2017 is “the greatest class to graduate from Plainview High School,” she urged classmates to embrace the important lessons they all learned. “As we leave this place and embark on the journey of life, I hope that we remember the values … Continued

Congressman Jodey Arrington Fights Back Against Proposed Agriculture Cuts

In a press release, Congressman Jodey Arrington praised the current administration’s 2018 budget, calling it “a long overdue balanced budget”, but pushed back against certain proposed budget cuts to agriculture programs. The House Budget Committee, of which Congressman Arrington is a member, held a hearing with the Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney … Continued