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Pfluger Named to Powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee

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WASHINGTON, DC — Wednesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) announced that he has been selected to join the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the 118th Congress. The committee, first created in 1795, is the oldest in the U.S. House of Representatives and has broad jurisdiction over energy, health care, environment, technology, data privacy and security, broadband, and much…

Pfluger: The government should be working FOR the people—not working to target them

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement after voting to pass H.R. 23, the Family and Small Business Taxpayer Protection Act. The bill rescinds $80 billion in funding for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that would have gone towards hiring 87,000 new IRS Agents to perform audits on American families and businesses. Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11):…

Pfluger votes to hold China accountable and crack down on the weaponization of government agencies against Americans

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Tuesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) voted to establish two Select Subcommittees on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party (H. Res. 11), and the Weaponization of the Federal Government (H. Res. 12). These subcommittees fulfill promises Republicans made in the Commitment to America to support a…

Pfluger Sends Letter to Texas-11 Following Speaker Election

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) shared the following letter with the constituents of the 11th District of Texas following the Speaker's election in the U.S. House of Representatives. Read the full letter here or below. Dear Texas-11, I write to provide an update on the election for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. The election concluded early…

Pfluger Sworn into 118th Congress

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WASHINGTON, DC — Early Saturday morning, Congressman August Pfluger was officially sworn into the 118th Congress as the Representative for the 11th District of Texas for his second term. Rep. August Pfluger: “Representing the 11th District of Texas in Congress is the honor of a lifetime. This District is the epicenter of National Security — with the most prolific oil & gas producing…

Pfluger Reports on Successful First Term in Congress

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Washington, D.C. — Friday, U.S. Representative August Pfluger (TX-11) released a report on his first term in office highlighting constituent services and the work he has done to re-establish energy dominance, secure the border, advocate for farmers and ranchers, and fight for military communities in the 11th District of Texas. Congressman Pfluger was sworn in to represent the 11th…

Rep. Pfluger honors Midland World War II Veteran Don McSparran

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) honored Midland local and World War II Veteran Don McSparran in a speech on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. In addition to his military service, Mr. McSparran has volunteered with the Midland Police Department for the past twenty-two years, impacting countless lives and strengthening the community.   Remarks as…

Pfluger, Cornyn Bill to Seal Cross-Border Tunnels Signed into Law

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WASHINGTON – In a victory for border security efforts, legislation authored by U.S. Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) became law. H.R. 4209, the DHS Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Defense Act, was included in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2023 and signed into law on Friday. The legislation assists in securing the southern border by directing…

Pfluger votes NO on Democrats’ latest $1.7 Trillion spending spree

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement after voting no on the Democrats’ $1.7 Trillion 4,000 + page spending spree: “I was proud to vote no on Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Leader Chuck Schumer’s latest $1.7 Trillion spending spree. Democrats have once again proven themselves incapable of crafting a responsible fiscal agenda that meets the needs of…

Pfluger and Stefanik condemn CDC censorship of defensive gun use data

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WASHINGTON – Representatives August Pfluger (TX-11) and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) sent a letter to the Director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky decrying the removal of a CDC-commissioned study regarding defensive gun use (DGU) from the CDC website. The study was removed as a result of a private meeting held between the CDC And gun control…