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Rep. Taylor Congratulates Frisco Chamber of Commerce on House Floor

WASHINGTON - This week, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) joined with Congressman Michael Burgess (TX-26) to recognize the Frisco Chamber of Commerce on receiving a five star accreditation from the United States Chamber of Commerce on the House Floor. While speaking in the House Chamber, Rep. Taylor said, “Today I rise with my fellow Texan, Dr. Burgess, to congratulate the Frisco Chamber of Commerce for earning a five star accreditation from the United States Chamber of Commerce” He continued,...

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Congressman Van Taylor Introduces Cybersecurity Legislation

WASHINGTON - Today, United States Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) introduced bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to help protect state and local governments against cyber attacks. State and local governments often house sensitive data on their systems including financial information of utility customers, medical records, election data, and criminal records. The same is true for associations, small businesses, and the general public. However, these local entities are falling v...

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Congressman Van Taylor, Texas Members Urge Passage of USMCA

WASHINGTON - Today, United States Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) joined a bipartisan group of Members from the Texas Congressional Delegation to urge House Leadership to pass the United States - Mexico - Canada Agreement (USMCA). Congressman Van Taylor said, "This agreement means a lot, particularly to my district - I’ve got technology companies, I’ve got manufacturing companies, I’ve got corporate headquarters, all of which will benefit from the trade agreement we are looking at in front of u...

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Rep. Taylor Thanks Athletic Director Brence on House Floor

WASHINGTON - Last night, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) recognized Plano ISD Athletic Director Gerald Brence for his thirty-nine years of public service and to congratulate him on his retirement. While speaking in the House Chamber, Rep. Taylor said, “During his tenure, the Plano Senior Wildcats secured a state championship title in 1994 and made five trips to the state quarter finals.” He continued, “One of the most-winning coaches in Plano Senior High’s history, Coach Brence has earned th...

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Taylor, Bipartisan Group of Veterans Take on Korean War Veterans Memorial Project

This morning, Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) joined a bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives and veterans to landscape and preserve the Korean War Veterans Memorial as a show of respect and gratitude for fallen Korean War soldiers and American veterans. The gathering was a symbol of gratitude as well as a unifying experience on the last day of session before the November district work period, which begins Friday. More than 54,000 American soldiers lost their lives during the Korean War. The me...

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Rep. Taylor, GWOT Veterans Take Bipartisan Run on National Mall

WASHINGTON - Before sunrise on Tuesday, Congressman Van Taylor and a bipartisan group of lawmakers who served in the War on Terror took a sunrise run on the National Mall to raise awareness for the Global War on Terrorism Memorial. The run follows the introduction of legislation, H.R. 5046, the GWOT Memorial Location Act, last week. The bill, which has bipartisan support from thirty-three Members of Congress, would authorize the establishment of a memorial for veterans of the Global War on Terro...

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Rep. Taylor Recognizes Eight Collin County Communities

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) recognized the efforts of eight Collin County cities who received this year’s Tree City USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation. While speaking on the House Floor, Rep. Taylor stated, “Allen, Fairview, Frisco, McKinney, Murphy, Plano, Prosper, and Wylie – all located within Collin County - have proven they care about ensuring the environment around them is thriving and full of life.” He continued, “I commend these cities for their inves...

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Reps. Taylor, Panetta Introduce Vets ETA

WASHINGTON - United States Representatives Van Taylor (R-TX-03) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) today introduced legislation to provide transportation to veterans seeking medical care from Department of Veteran Affairs facilities. The Veterans Earned Transportation Act (Vets ETA) permanently reauthorizes a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program providing transportation services to or from VA facilities or other locations in connection with vocational rehabilitation, counseling, and medical exam...

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Now Accepting Spring Internship Applications

PLANO - U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) is now accepting internship applications for the Spring 2020 semester in both his Washington, DC and Collin County offices. Congressional internships provide valuable insight into the daily functions of government at the federal level. Students gain invaluable work experience while learning about legislative issues, constituent services, public policy, and the inner workings of a Congressional office. Congressman Taylor stated, "Each semester, I have t...

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Next Week: Medicare Information Session

FRISCO – Next Tuesday, November 5, 2019, Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) will host a Medicare Information Session for Collin County seniors at the Senior Center at Frisco Square. The event, which is free and open to the public, will help attendees navigate their choices regarding Medicare, so they can make informed decisions on the best plan to meet their healthcare needs or the needs of a loved one. The session, hosted in conjunction with the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging (NCTAAA), wi...

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