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Crenshaw on Coronavirus Pandemic: “We can beat this, but only if we do it together.”

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Click here or on the image above to view Crenshaw's remarks WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) took to the House floor today to speak in support of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. A full transcript of Crenshaw’s remarks is included below: “Businesses, large and small, through no fault of their own, are failing. We told them to shut down, and worker... Read more »

Crenshaw, Bipartisan Lawmakers Call on DOI to Cut Gulf Oil and Gas Royalties

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02), joined by a bipartisan group of 13 lawmakers, today called on the Department of the Interior (DOI) to cut royalties on offshore oil and gas. In a letter to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, the lawmakers pressed DOI to temporarily reduce or eliminate royalties for leases in the Gulf of Mexico. “We do not believe the American energy sector need... Read more »

Members of Houston’s Congressional Delegation Issue Bipartisan Joint Statement on COVID-19

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(Houston, TX) – Today, bipartisan members of the Houston Congressional delegation released the following statement on COVID-19. Joining the statement were Representatives Dan Crenshaw (TX-02), Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07), Pete Olson (TX-22), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Al Green (TX-09), Michael McCaul (TX-10), and Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18). “The spread of COVID-19 represents a serious and unprecedented th... Read more »

Crenshaw Applauds DOE Suspension of Strategic Petroleum (SPR) Sale

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) today applauded a decision by the Department of Energy (DOE) to suspend the sale of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) amid a global decline in oil prices. The announcement comes one day after Crenshaw, joined by Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Garret Graves (R-LA), sent a letter to Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette urging the Department t... Read more »

Crenshaw: It’s Time for Conservatives to Own the Climate-Change Issue

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) today penned an op-ed in National Review highlighting the need for serious solutions to address climate change. Crenshaw has introduced the New Energy Frontier, legislation to promote research and development for carbon capture technology, and establish a “Carbon Innovation Hub” to achieve an environmental moonshot: turning CO2 and other greenhou... Read more »

Crenshaw: Innovation, not Pelosi’s radical price controls, will lower drug costs

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) today penned an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle highlighting the need to lower drug costs without crushing the innovation of new cures. Crenshaw is a co-sponsor of the Lower Costs, More Cures Act (H.R. 19), a bipartisan bill that would lower the cost of specialty drugs while ensuring innovation continues to thrive, and bad actors are removed from ... Read more »

Crenshaw Introduces “New Energy Frontier”

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) today introduced legislation to boost carbon capture at natural gas power plants. The New Energy Frontiers Through Carbon Innovation Act will promote research and development for carbon capture technology, and establish a “Carbon Innovation Hub” to achieve an environmental moonshot: turning CO2 and other greenhouse gasses into valuable commoditie... Read more »

Crenshaw National Security Bills Pass House

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(Washington, DC) – The House of Representatives today passed two bills introduced by Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) that would safeguard and strengthen the national security objectives of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Crenshaw’s legislation – the Drone Origin Security Enhancement Act (H.R. 4753) and the DHS Acquisition Reform Act (H.R. 3413) – passed the House with bipartisan suppor... Read more »

Crenshaw, Fletcher Bipartisan Amendment to Provide Additional $45 Million in Funding for Harvey Recovery Passes House

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(Washington, DC) –Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-02) and Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX-07) announced their bipartisan amendment to provide $45 million in additional relief for households impacted by Hurricane Harvey passed the House of Representatives today. The amendment was included as a part of the disaster supplemental legislation that advanced through the House today. “This will provide... Read more »

Crenshaw Statement on the Administration’s Peace Plan

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Congressman Dan Crenshaw released the below statement following the release of President Trump’s Vision for Peace, Prosperity, and a Bright Future for Israel and the Palestinian People: “I commend President Trump and his Administration on a comprehensive and well-developed plan to finally achieve a just and lasting Israeli-Palestinian peace. “From what I have read and seen of this plan it achieves... Read more »