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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

Congressman Jodey Arrington Meets Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivor

According to a press release, Congressman Jodey Arrington had a surprise on his flight back to Washington, D.C. from Lubbock: the nation’s oldest known Pearl Harbor survivor, Lt. Jim Downing. The press release states that when he was 28-years-old, Lt. Downing was serving as a gunner’s first mate and postmaster.  Arriving to the harbor just … Continued

Arrington Joins With Khanna To Push For Term Limits

Congressman Jodey Arrington joined with Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna of California on Thursday to push for term limits. The bi-partisan legislation would limit congress to 12 years in either house, meaning a representative could serve six two-year terms. Over in the senate that would mean two terms total. “It is my strong belief that we … Continued

Congressman Jodey Arrington Weighs In On Comey & Cornyn

The firing of FBI Director James Comey leaves a vacant position at the top of the Federal Government, one that a US Senator from Texas is now a candidate for. Senator John Cornyn, who was in Abilene just last month. Today, another US Government Official, Congressman Jodey Arrington stopped in the Key City. He weighs in … Continued

Arrington Talks Vote For Health Care Bill

U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington voted in support of the American Health Care Act last week, saying he believes fewer government mandates and regulations is key toward developing better health care. On Monday, he sat down with A-J Media to discuss his vote and how, as he called it, “Republicans united to deliver on our promise … Continued

Congressman Jodey Arrington Shares Thoughts About Health Care During West Texas Visit

Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) is in West Texas this week to hold multiple meetings, visit with hundreds of constituents, and listen to their concerns. We caught up with the congressman on Monday, as he shared his thoughts about health care reform. “We have a very bold agenda to reform our economy and stimulate it and … Continued

Arrington Votes Against $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

In Washington, a trillion-dollar spending bill to avoid a government shut-down, is on its way to the Senate. It passed the House on Wednesday, but, our representative, Congressman Jodey Arrington, voted against it. The $1.1 trillion government funding bill would fund the government through Sept. 30. The bill received 309 votes for and 118 votes … Continued