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From My Office

Jan 3, 2022
Press
Joe Rogan Experience #1757 – Dr. Robert Malone, MD Full Transcript

Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Troy E. Nehls (R-TX-22) entered the transcript of the Joe Rogan Experience #1757 – Interview with Dr. Robert Malone, MD into the Congressional Record after Twitter and YouTube removed the interview from their platforms. Dr. Malone is a widely published mRNA vaccine expert who went on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast to raise concerns […]


News & Announcements


May 19, 2022
Veterans Affairs

House Passes Rep. Nehls’ Bill to Improve VA’s Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Disability Exams

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Troy E. Nehls’ (R-TX-22) announced that his bill, H.R. 6064, passed the House of Representatives with wide, bipartisan support and will now advance to the Senate for consideration. This bill improves the VA’s Military Sexual Trauma (MST) disability exam process by requiring the VA to partner with the National Academies to complete a comprehensive review of the MST disability exams. If passed in the Senate, […]



May 12, 2022
FY23

FY2023 Community Project Funding

Labor-Health and Human Services Project Name: Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service First Responder Mental Health and Wellness Program Project Location: 200 Technology Way College Station, Texas 77845 Project Recipient: Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service Request Amount: $500,000 Purpose: With the help of Texas A&M University College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and […]



May 9, 2022
Press

Rep. Nehls Releases Statement on Texas AG’s Investigation into Texas Bar Foundation

RICHMOND, TX – Congressman Troy E. Nehls (R-TX-22) released a statement on the launch of Texas Attorney General (AG) Ken Paxton’s investigation into the Texas Bar Foundation following a complaint Congressman Nehls submitted to the Texas AG office regarding allegations that the organization is using taxpayer funds to make charitable contributions to entities that encourage, participate […]


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Issues

Transportation and Infrastructure


As a Member of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, I understand that infrastructure investment is critical to Texas’ 22nd Congressional District, Texas, and our nation. My work on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee gives me the opportunity to focus on numerous issues such as highway development, national security, and flood risk management. Smartly addressing transportation challenges in forward-thinking and innovative ways remains one of the most important issues as our district continues to experience tremendous growth.  I am proud to serve on the Subcommittees on Highways & Transit; Aviation; and Railroads, Pipelines, & Hazardous Materials. For more information on T&I legislation that I have authored or cosponsored, click HERE.

Criminal Justice Reform


Throughout my 30 years in law enforcement, I’ve seen first-hand the human and monetary cost of high recidivism rates and our broken criminal justice system. While Sheriff of Fort Bend County, I created cutting edge recidivism reduction programs like HVAC and welding training programs for non-violent Fort Bend County jail inmates, at no cost to taxpayers. These programs gave inmates the skills needed to gain employment following their release. I will continue using this experience in Congress to be a voice for criminal justice reform. For more information on Criminal Justice Reform legislation that I have authored or cosponsored, click HERE.

Immigration


Having served in law enforcement over the last thirty years, I bring a different perspective to the immigration debate. The stories that I could share of Americans that have been hurt by illegal immigration are horrific. President Biden’s disastrous open-border policies are straining local and state resources left to deal with the consequences of illegal immigration.  This unchecked immigration presents an unprecedented threat to our nation’s health and security. Biden’s ill-conceived immigration policies have allowed untested and COVID-19 positive migrants to enter America and our communities in an unprecedented rate putting them all at serious risk. What’s worse is the fact that migrants are entering this country with incomplete background checks. These policies dangerous for America. We must get back to putting Americans first by enforcing the rule of law and punishing those who circumvent it. For more information on Immigration legislation that I have authored or cosponsored, click HERE.