Congressman Beto O'Rourke

Representing the 16th District of Texas

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Nov 24, 2014 Vote Explanation

Friday the House considered three science and energy related bills: the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act (H.R. 1422), the Secret Science Reform Act (H.R. 4012), and the Promoting New Manufacturing Act (H.R. 4795).

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release

El Paso, TX — Congressman Beto O’Rourke released the following statement today on President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

“The status quo is unacceptable — families separated by deportation, hardworking members of our community living in the shadows and an inability to focus limited law enforcement resources on our greatest threats.

Nov 18, 2014 Vote Explanation

I voted against H.R. 5682 because I do not think we should compromise our laws for the sake of expediency. Having Congress intervene in an ongoing permitting process and provide a special exemption for one company is neither wise, nor in the national interest.

In The News

Sep 10, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, said Monday he is convinced that U.S. military intervention will not make things better in Syria, or protect U.S. national security.

Sep 9, 2013 In The News

The United States faces a serious and potentially dangerous crossroads as Congress prepares to debate whether to authorize military force in Syria.

Sep 2, 2013 In The News


Jul 29, 2013 In The News

The House is still fumbling around on how its members will tackle immigration reform.


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