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February 1, 2016

Ratcliffe Legislation Withholds Pay for Congress if Budget isn’t Balanced

Rockwall, TX – John Ratcliffe reinforced the need to pass the Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution that he introduced to stop the endless cycle of borrowing, taxing, and spending once and for all. Ratcliffe’s legislation, H.J. Res. 41, would require Congress to balance the budget every single year and would cap federal spending at 18%…

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January 27, 2016

Collin County Conservative Republicans Endorse John Ratcliffe

Rockwall, TX – Collin County Conservative Republicans (CCCR) have endorsed Congressman John Ratcliffe’s re-election. The CCCR Vetting Committee announced their endorsement with the following statement: “CCCR takes pride in the candidates we endorse for public office by looking for those who are not only constitutional conservatives, but also hold traditional values. We are proud to endorse…

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January 25, 2016

Texas Right to Life Endorses John Ratcliffe

Rockwall, TX – Texas Right to Life – the oldest, largest, and only statewide Pro-Life organization in Texas – has endorsed Congressman Ratcliffe’s re-election: “Texas Right to Life PAC is confident in Congressman Ratcliffe’s commitment to protect ALL Texans – from tiny, preborn babies and pregnant moms, to vulnerable patients who are victimized by life-ending health care…

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January 19, 2016

Ratcliffe Authored Executive Amnesty Prevention Act to Stop Lawless President

Washington, DC – Congressman John Ratcliffe reacted to news Tuesday that the Supreme Court would hear a case to challenge the legality of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration by reinforcing the need to use all possible avenues to stop the lawless President. “While I’m grateful that the judicial system has up to this point blocked…

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January 6, 2016

Ratcliffe Votes to Repeal Obamacare and Defund Planned Parenthood

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Ratcliffe voted in favor of H.R. 3762, Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, to dismantle Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. “This vote is about standing up for the 700,000 Texans I represent, and fighting against the overreach of Washington bureaucrats,” said Ratcliffe.  “Obamacare is government at its worst -intrusive, expensive, and full…

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December 8, 2015

Ratcliffe Votes to Protect Homeland by Closing Gaps in Visa Waiver Program

Washington, DC – Rep. John Ratcliffe voted in favor of H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Improvement Act, as another layer of defense against foreign fighters entering our homeland. He stressed that this an important step, but that much more work remains to be done to overcome President Obama’s national security failures. “There are currently around 5,000 foreign fighters…

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November 30, 2015

Ratcliffe Bill to Support Law Enforcement Passes House

Washington, DC – Congressman John Ratcliffe’s bill, H.R. 3490 – the Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2015, passed the House of Representatives earlier today. It now heads to the Senate. “This bill is about standing up for our law enforcement,” said Ratcliffe.  “They protect our communities, keep us safe, and uphold the…

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November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving

From my family to yours – Happy Thanksgiving. Today, almost 400 years since its first celebration, we join you in giving thanks for all of God’s blessings. On this special day, I’m thankful to be able to spend some quality time with my loving wife and two beautiful daughters. This year, it’s no secret that recent…

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November 13, 2015

Ted Cruz Endorses John Ratcliffe for Re-Election

HOUSTON, Texas — Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today issued the following statement endorsing Congressman John Ratcliffe for reelection in Texas’ fourth congressional district: “John Ratcliffe is the kind of rock solid conservative that Congress needs and I’m proud to endorse him for reelection,” said Cruz. “John has quickly built a strong record of fighting for…

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November 12, 2015

Ratcliffe Announces Trey Gowdy as Rockwall Reagan Day Speaker

ROCKWALL, TEXAS – Congressman John Ratcliffe has announced that Congressman Trey Gowdy (SC-4) will be the keynote speaker at the Rockwall County Republican Party’s 2016 Reagan Day Dinner on Friday February 26th, 2016. “Trey is a conservative leader in the House of Representatives who has defended conservative ideals as well as anyone in Congress,” Ratcliffe…

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