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Congressman Van Taylor Celebrates Raytheon Expansion in McKinney

MCKINNEY - Today, United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) joined Raytheon executives and employees as well as local and state officials in Collin County to celebrate the company's expansion of its Space and Airborne Systems headquarters in McKinney, Texas. Construction on the 200,000 square foot facility, which will support 500 high-tech jobs, will be completed in late 2020. The announcement comes on the heels of research from The University of North Texas Economic Research Group, which fou...

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Rep. Taylor Announces 'Coffee with your Congressman' Event in Melissa

PLANO – U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) today announced an upcoming 'Coffee with your Congressman' event in Melissa. The event will provide an opportunity for constituents to visit and get to know their Congressman on a personal level in a casual and convenient location. The event will be held in Melissa, Texas on Friday, August 23, 2019. Due to space constraints, and for planning purposes, constituents are encouraged to RSVP online. Event Details Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM ...

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Congressman Van Taylor Visits Collins Aerospace Facility in Richardson

RICHARDSON - On Wednesday, United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) visited and toured Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), to learn more about their key manufacturing operations in Richardson, Texas and to highlight the contributions of local manufacturers to the economy in Texas' Third Congressional District. Congressman Van Taylor said, "Collin County is home to some of the most innovative and strategic companies in the world. For more than sixty-eight years...

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Congressman Van Taylor Applauds Senate Introduction of TSA Screening Legislation

WASHINGTON - United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) this week applauded Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) for introducing companion legislation to his legislation, H.R. 3246, the Traveling Parents Screening Consistency Act. In June, after hearing about the issue from constituents attending his Coffee with your Congressman Event, Congressman Taylor introduced H.R. 3246 which requires the Comptroller General to review the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) implementation of current l...

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ICYMI: Taylor Recognizes Allen ISD

WASHINGTON - Last week, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) recognized Allen Independent School District on the Floor of the House of Representatives for being named a District of Distinction by District Administration Magazine. Allen ISD was one of thirty-four school districts in the entire nation to receive this prestigious award. The brand-new STEAM Center was the highlight of their award. Students of all ages in Allen have been able to receive a hands-on learning experience that is inspiring...

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Rep. Taylor Introduces Gold Star Children Act

WASHINGTON - United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) today introduced legislation to create a federal hiring preference for the children of fallen service members. In an effort to honor and recognize the tremendous sacrifices made for our country by our fallen service members as well as those permanently and totally disabled, Congressman Van Taylor introduced H.R. 3938, the Gold Star Children Act. Congressman Van Taylor, author of the legislation, stated, “Serving in our nation’s military i...

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Taylor Bill Advances Through Committee

Today, the House Homeland Security Committee advanced several pieces of legislation as part of committee Republicans’ American Security Agenda. Legislation in the markup was introduced by Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03), H.R. 3246, the Traveling Parents Screening Consistency Act aims to ensure the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) consistently and correctly enforces regulations pertaining to the screening of breast milk, baby formula, and nursing products. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03...

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Van Taylor Announces Congressional Youth Advisory Council

Today, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) announced the launch of his 2019 Congressional Youth Advisory Council. Each year, the Congressional Youth Advisory Council offers students a unique opportunity to learn about the federal government, discuss public policy and local Collin County issues, and interact with their federal representative and congressional staff while serving their community. Congressman Van Taylor stated, "During my visits to local schools and while working throughout Collin ...

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Congressman Van Taylor Announces Congressional App Challenge

PLANO - Today, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) announced his office is now accepting entries for the 2019 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). Each year, the Congressional App Challenge presents an opportunity for innovative middle school and high school students to put their skills to work on any platform and in any programming language they desire to create their own app. The winning apps are eligible to be featured in the U.S. Capitol Building and on the Congressional App Challenge website....

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Congressman Taylor Announces Collin County Passport Fair

PLANO - Today, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) announced two passport fair events in Collin County for the month of July. After the removal of the Collin County District Clerk’s office from the U.S. State Department’s acceptable passport facilities, Congressman Van Taylor began working with the State Department to determine a long-term solution to meet the passport needs of Collin County residents. Congressman Taylor stated, "Many constituents have reached out to me regarding access to the p...

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