Congressman Michael McCaul

Representing the 10th District of Texas

Press Releases

Feb 25, 2009 Press Release
AUSTIN – At a time the government, more than ever, needs to watch what it spends, Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX 10) voted against a budget bill filled with billions of dollars of wasteful spending. The $410 billion Omnibus budget bill is supposed to fund the necessities of federal government for the remainder of FY’09, but it includes more than $7 billion in pet projects.
Feb 24, 2009 Press Release
“It was a good speech. President Obama is a gifted orator and I applaud his spirit as we face the most serious economic times in decades. I agree that we are a bold nation with big ideas, that we must restore accountability in government, create jobs and reduce our nation’s debt. But there is disagreement on how to get there. The last thing that families and businesses need is a tax increase.
Feb 23, 2009 Press Release
Vows to Fight Closure of Terrorist Detention Center
Feb 13, 2009 Press Release

AUSTIN, TX – In a show of bipartisan opposition, Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX 10) joined his Republican House colleagues and seven Democrats voting against the Democrats’ $787 billion spending bill, which surpasses $1 trillion with interest.

Feb 11, 2009 Press Release
In response to a letter to President Obama signed by McCaul and other members
Feb 11, 2009 Press Release
AUSTIN, TX – To answer the calls of many in the academic and business communities to recruit and develop scientific and engineering talent to work on solving problems of national need, Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX 10) has reintroduced the Green Energy Education Act, H.R.
Feb 5, 2009 Press Release
AUSTIN, TX – As the $819 billion economic stimulus bill that passed the House now balloons to more than $900 billion in the Senate, Congressman Michael McCaul reaffirmed his support for the Republican alternative plan. 
“The Senate is making a bad bill even worse,” said Rep.
Jan 28, 2009 Press Release
Supports alternative plan to lower taxes, create 6 million jobs
Jan 23, 2009 Press Release

AUSTIN - In light of President Obama's intent to close the terrorist detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Congressman Michael McCaul has co-sponsored H.R. 630, the Enemy Combatant Detention Review Act, to prevent the relocation of any of its detainees to the United States.

Jan 22, 2009 Press Release

“It makes no sense to address what to do with the millions of people in this country illegally until we regain control of our borders and stop the flow of illegal crossings and drug smuggling. We need more funding and resources for our border sheriffs who are outmanned against Mexican drug cartels. Drugs and violence continue to spill into American cities and it is still possible that ter