A small group of dignitaries held a 90-minute conversation Feb. 17 with second gentleman Douglas Emhoff and SBA administrator and Cabinet member Isabella Casillas Guzman.
U.S. Reps. Lizzie Fletcher, Sheila Jackson Lee and Al Green were part of the conversation on antisemitism, security and the community, along with members of the Anti-Defamation League, American Jewish Committee,… Read more »
Tramell Kukoyi was pinching herself, she said Friday morning, as she waited to welcome some special visitors to the store on Chimney Rock Road where she launched Pronto Shipping & Packaging Services 10 years ago.
Not only has Pronto thrived — growing to employ 10 workers and recently buying a warehouse in southeast Houston — but Kukoyi was set to host Small Business… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) joined Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff and Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman in visiting with community leaders and a diverse group of local small businesses to highlight the historic comeback of small businesses under the Biden-Harris Administration. The group met with small business owners who have utilized various… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) visited Dandelion Café and Courtney Barton Home Goods to highlight Small Business Saturday. For more than a decade, Small Business Saturday has served to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. This year, Small Business Saturday will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2022.
“Small businesses are… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) and Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) led ten of their colleagues in the Texas Delegation in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, making the case for the Department to select Houston as a location for a hydrogen hub under the program created in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) announced that two local nonprofits, the Alliance for Multicultural Community Services and LiftFund, Inc., have been awarded $350,000 in combined grants through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME). PRIME awards support nonprofit organizations that help underserved… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) released her 2022 Mid-Year Report detailing her work representing Texas’ Seventh Congressional District in the first half of this year. The report highlights Congresswoman Fletcher’s work on legislation and constituent matters.
“I am honored and proud to represent Texas’ Seventh Congressional District, and to bring the voices… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, H.R. 5376, to lower inflation, lower the cost of prescription drugs, and implement smart energy policy to reduce emissions and fight climate change.
“The Inflation Reduction Act delivers meaningful results for Houston families, lowering health care costs, strengthening our economy,… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted for the CHIPS and Science Act, H.R. 4346, to accelerate the manufacturing of semiconductors in the U.S., boost resilience in American supply chains, and secure American scientific leadership.
“The United States has long been a beacon for excellence in science, technology, and engineering, and so much of that pioneering… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) released the following statement after voting against the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, H.R. 7688:
“Understanding the real impacts of higher prices of gas and consumer goods on people across the country, I appreciate and support efforts to address them. But this legislation is not the answer. Higher gasoline… Read more »