Cong. McCaul Named 3rd Most Effective Lawmaker in Congress

Directing Homeland Security’s effort to fight Human Trafficking & passing the most comprehensive Childhood Cancer Bill in U.S. History

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Texas Insider Report) — “Congressman Michael McCaul has effectively used his committee chairmanship to become the 3rd most highly ranked lawmaker in the 115th Congress,” said the Director of the Center for Effective Lawmaking, Craig Volden.

“Of the 29 bills he sponsored, Cong. McCaul had 11 bills pass in the House, and three became law.

“His most notable legislative achievements were directing the Department of Homeland Security’s activities to fight human trafficking, and working to shore up the nation’s cybersecurity efforts – especially pertaining to cloud computing and infrastructure vulnerabilities,” Volden said.

Congressman McCaul, who currently serves as the lead Republican on the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, is also the Chairman Emeritus of the House Homeland Security Committee, was ranked as the 3rd Most Effective Lawmaker by the Center for Effective Lawmaking.

“It’s an honor to be recognized as one of the most effective lawmakers of the 115th Congress,” said McCaul.

“My highest priorities in Congress are to keep my district’s communities safe, fight human trafficking, and elevate the fight against childhood cancer.

“I’m proud of the meaningful reforms I championed to take significant steps forward in each of these areas.”

Congressman McCaul was also ranked by the Center for Effective Lawmaking as one of the “Top 10 Most Effective Republican Lawmakers” in the 115th House of Representatives.

“Congressman McCaul’s efforts exemplify the continued work still being done by the most dedicated lawmakers in Congress ” said Volden.

Added McCaul: “To more effectively combat human trafficking, I spearheaded a bill to improve the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) ability to better educate and coordinate with Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement.”

Congressman Michael McCaul represents the 10th District of Texas, which runs from the suburbs of Austin to the suburbs of Houston, Texas.

“I also championed the most comprehensive Childhood Cancer Bill in U.S. history,” said the Congressman.

“The Childhood Cancer STAR Act targets the four main aspects of childhood cancer –  Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research – with the goal of discovering new, innovative treatments to treat cancer and the lifelong issues survivors may face,” McCaul said.

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Cong. McCaul Named 3rd Most Effective Lawmaker in Congress

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