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Pfluger Celebrates 100 Years of U.S. Border Patrol Service and Sacrifice

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Pfluger joined 17 of his Republican colleagues on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee in introducing a resolution to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Border Patrol. The Border Patrol's primary mission is to "detect and prevent the illegal entry of aliens into the United States." The resolution honors the men and women,…

Pfluger Bill to Block Noncitizens from Voting in D.C. Passes the U.S. House

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Pfluger's legislation by a bipartisan vote of 262-143 to block noncitizens from voting in Washington, D.C. In 2022, the D.C. Council enacted the Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act, which allows noncitizens, including illegal immigrants, to vote in D.C. local elections. "Free and fair elections are a…

HEAT Leaders Slam Biden Admin SPR Release

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, RSC House Energy Action Team (HEAT) Chairman Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX), and RSC Chairman Kevin Hern (R-OK) released the following statement the Biden Administration announced plans to release 1 million barrels of gasoline from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in a politically-motivated move: “The Biden administration has put Americans last with his failed…

Pfluger Unveils CongressRAM Pfluger Statue Outside San Angelo Congressional Office

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WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) held an unveiling and dedication ceremony for CongressRam Pfluger, a new art installation by renowned local artist Raul Ruiz outside the San Angelo Congressional office. Submissions from the 2024 Congressional Art Competition were also on display for public viewing. Rep. August Pfluger: "CongressRAM Pfluger represents…

Pfluger Introduces Defending American Property Abroad Act

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) introduced the Defending American Property Abroad Act, a crucial piece of legislation aimed at protecting American companies operating abroad, particularly in the Western Hemisphere. The need for this legislation has been underscored by recent actions taken by the Mexican government, which threaten the property rights…

Pfluger, Fischbach Introduce Legislation to Block Taxpayer-Funded Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman August Pfluger took a bold stance to safeguard American taxpayers' hard-earned dollars by introducing a Congressional Review Act to strike President Biden’s taxpayer subsidies to illegal immigrants with Representative Michelle Fischbach (MN-07). This crucial legislation aims to prevent taxpayer funds from being used to provide healthcare benefits…

Pfluger Leads Lawmakers in Letter to Reimburse the State of Texas for the Border Crisis

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) led 18 Texas House Republicans in urging the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security to reimburse the State of Texas for the cost of securing the southwest border. In the letter, House Republicans said "Securing our homeland is a chief responsibility of the federal government. While Texas has faced the brunt of…

Congressman August Pfluger Announces 2024 Congressional App Challenge

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WASHINGTON, DC — The office of Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) is now accepting submissions for the 2024 Congressional App Competition. The competition is open to all 6-12 grade students in the 11th Congressional District of Texas and is an opportunity for students to develop their skills in computer science and STEM. Rep. August Pfluger: "The Congressional App Challenge is an…

HEAT Leaders Applaud Passage of Alaska's Right to Produce Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, RSC House Energy Action Team (HEAT) Chairman Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX), RSC Chairman Kevin Hern (R-OK), and Rep. Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement after the U.S. House passed H.R. 6285 – Alaska’s Right to Produce Act of 2023: “Since day one of his Administration, President Biden has waged a disastrous war on American energy production. Now…

Pfluger Statement on House National Security Supplemental

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement on the House national security supplemental legislation. Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11): “I proudly voted to fully support Israel in defending itself against Iran and its terrorist proxies, and implement strong sanctions and policies to counter Iran, China, and Russia.  “On Ukraine I was…