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Reps. Taylor, Shalala Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Collection and Reporting of Public Health Data

WASHINGTON – Today, United States Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03), was joined by Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL-27) to introduce bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to harmonize the collection and reporting of public health data across all levels of government. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently provides some reporting guidance through the National Vital Statistics System, methods used by state and local governments vary widely, making it ...

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Congressman Van Taylor Urges VA to Increase VA Capacity in Collin County

WASHINGTON - Today, United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03), a former Marine and veteran of the Global War on Terror, sent a letter urging the U.S. Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, to ensure Collin County veterans have continued access to quality healthcare by increasing the number of VA care facilities in North Texas. In the letter, Congressman Taylor states, “Creating additional VA capacity in Collin County is absolutely necessary. Veterans in my district al...

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Congressman Van Taylor Announces 2020 Congressional Youth Advisory Council

PLANO - Today, United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) announced the selected participants for his 2020 - 2021 Congressional Youth Advisory Council program which met virtually for the first time this past Saturday. Each year, the Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) 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 ...

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Congressman Van Taylor Announces Virtual U.S. Service Academies Forum

PLANO - On Tuesday, September 28, 2020, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) will launch his Virtual U.S. Service Academies Information Forum on his website. The virtual forum will feature information about obtaining a Congressional Nomination to attend one of the United States Service Academies and include information directly from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. All high school and middle school students who reside wit...

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Congressman Van Taylor Announces 2020 Congressional App Challenge

PLANO - Today, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) announced his office is now accepting entries for the . 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. Congressman Van Taylor stated, "Recog...

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2020 Congressional Veteran Commendation Program Cancelled

PLANO - After seeking input from Collin County Veterans and carefully considering health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) today announced the cancellation of the 2020 Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC). Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) said, "While we are disappointed to cancel this year's Congressional Veterans Commendation, the health, safety, and well-being of our Veterans and their loved ones is always our first prior...

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The HOPE Act: What They're Saying

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, Congressmen Van Taylor (R-TX-03), Al Lawson (D-FL-05), and Andy Barr (R-KY-06) introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to provide economic support to the commercial real estate (CRE) market, especially for businesses with Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) debt, and the millions of Americans they employ. H.R. 7809, the Helping Open Properties Endeavor (HOPE) Act works to prevent Commercial Real Estate (CRE) foreclosures, specifically to borrowe...

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Taylor Fairview Flooding Provision Passes House

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 7575 the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020. The legislation, included provisions submitted by Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) to expedite the resolution of flooding issues in the Town of Fairview. Specifically, Section 214 of H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 emphasizes Congressional interest in the resolution of flooding along Wilson Creek and Sloan Creek in Fairview, Texas and directs the Army ...

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Taylor, Lawson, Barr Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Foreclosures and Protect American Jobs

WASHINGTON - After hearing from constituents in their Congressional Districts, U.S. Congressmen and members of the House Committee on Financial Services, Van Taylor (R-TX-03), Al Lawson (D-FL-05), and Andy Barr (R-KY-06), today introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to provide economic support to the commercial real estate (CRE) market, especially for businesses with Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) debt, and the millions of Americans they employ. H.R. 7809, the Helpi...

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Van Taylor Amendment Included in National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON - This afternoon, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 6395, the Mac Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act. Included in the legislation was an amendment introduced by Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) to strengthen Congressional oversight of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The amendment passed En Bloc by voice vote on Monday evening. Introduced earlier this month as stand alone legislation, Congressman Taylor's language will e...

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