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Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Releases 2022 Mid-Year Report for Texas’ Seventh Congressional District

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 of those who live and work here to the national conversation about the challenges and opportunities before us,” said Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher.  “I am glad to share some of the highlights of this work in this mid-year report, and I look forward to continuing my work for our community and our country in the months ahead.” 

Highlights of the 2022 Mid-Year Report include:

  • Constituent Advocacy: In the first half of this year, Congresswoman Fletcher’s reached the milestone of closing 8,000 constituent cases since she assumed office;
  • Community Funded Projects: Congresswoman Fletcher secured $13.6 million in federal funding for the City of Houston Health, Police, and Fire Departments, Harris County Flood Control District, and the Cities of Bellaire and Jersey Village, providing needed support to our community in direct and tangible ways; and
  • Funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs (IIJA) Act: Houston and Texas are already receiving funds from the IIJA, including $343,695,029 to the State of Texas to plug abandoned oil wells from Congresswoman Fletcher’s REGROW Act, which was included in the IIJA;
  • Legislation: Congresswoman Fletcher has introduced or passed several bills in the House of Representatives this year, including: 
    • Ensuring Women’s Right to Reproductive Freedom Act, H.R. 8297, to protect the right to travel to other states for reproductive health care;
    • Federal PFAS Research Evaluation Act, H.R. 7289, to implement a federal study to uncover the health hazards PFAS exposure presents to communities; 
    • Collaborate in an Orderly and Cohesive Manner (COCM) Act, H.R. 5218, to invest in an evidence-based model that integrates behavioral health into the primary care setting;
    • American Energy for Europe Act, H.R. 6874, to establish a program to reduce our European allies’ reliance on Russian energy; and
    • American Gas for Allies Act, H.R. 6977, to expedite U.S. LNG exports to NATO allies.