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  • Babin Joins President Trump for Signing of NASA Transition Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), who is Chairman of the House Space Subcommittee, today joined a group of his colleagues at the White House to watch President Donald Trump sign the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017 into law. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation reaffirms Congress’ commitment to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and directs NASA to pursue a balanced portfolio of activities. It also includes t... Read more

  • Rep. Babin: Trump Budget Puts Government on Much-Needed Diet
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility , Agriculture , Second Amendment, Jobs and the Economy, Energy, Pro-Life, Social Security and Medicare, Defense and National Security, Education, Veterans, Immigration, NASA

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement today in support of President Trump's budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2018: “I commend the President for putting forth a strong and responsible budget plan that puts government on a much-needed diet. It cuts wasteful spending, reins in government bureaucracy, secures our border and restores our military. This budget delivers on the President’s promise to refocus government and put the economic and national security of ... Read more

  • House Approves NASA Transition Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017 (S.442), which cleared the Senate last month. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation reaffirms Congress’ commitment to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and directs NASA to pursue a balanced portfolio of activities. It now goes to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Space Subcommittee Chairman Brian Babin (R-Texas)... Read more

  • Babin Applauds President Trump’s Updated Executive Order on Immigration
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX), who has been pushing legislation since 2015 to pause the UN-led refugee resettlement program, issued the following statement today applauding President Trump’s updated executive order to prevent foreign terrorists from entering the United States: “As someone who has been pushing for a suspension of refugees from terrorist hotspots for over a year and a half, I commend the President and his Administration for issuing a new executive order that furthe... Read more

  • Babin Applauds ExxonMobil’s $20 Billion Investment in U.S. Gulf Region
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauded ExxonMobil’s announcement today that it is expanding its manufacturing capacity along the U.S. Gulf Coast through a $20 billion investment over a 10-year period, including investments in Baytown, Texas. According to ExxonMobil, the new projects are expected to create more than 45,000 high-paying American jobs across the region and thousands more through the multiplier effec... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Issues Statement on President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility , Agriculture , Second Amendment, Jobs and the Economy, Energy, Pro-Life, Social Security and Medicare, Defense and National Security, Education, Veterans, Immigration, NASA

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement today in response to President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress: “The President delivered a powerful and moving speech. He laid out a strong and bold agenda that will better the lives of all Americans. His passion and commitment for keeping the promises he made to the American people is a breath of fresh air. Now is the time for action. The American people elected a Republican President and Congress... Read more

  • Babin Joins Veterans Breakfast Meeting Organized By Local Community Leaders in Pasadena
    Posted in Press Releases on February 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Pasadena, TX – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) on Thursday joined nearly a 100 local veterans at Pappa Yolk's Grill in Pasadena, Texas for a breakfast meeting organized by Dr. Robert Garcia and other community members. Rep. Babin provided the group with a congressional update and answered questions on a range of issues from veteran’s medical care to border and national security. During the event, Rep. Babin also presented WWII and Korean War veterans Robert Lukenbaugh of Deer Park and Raymond Holu... Read more

  • Babin Introduces Bill to Protect Taxpayers and Prohibit Federal Bailouts of State and Local Pension Systems
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) today introduced the State and Local Pensions Accountability and Security Act, which will protect taxpayers by prohibiting the U.S. Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve from offering any sort of bailout to a state or local government pension system. Rep. Tom McClintock (CA-04), the leading voice for fiscal responsibility in the Golden State, joined Rep. Babin as the bill’s lead co-sponsor. The legislation was originally authored as H.R. 1476 ... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Applauds Dr. Tom Price's Confirmation as HHS Secretary
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX), a member of the GOP Doctors Caucus, issued the following statement today applauding the confirmation of Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): “Having spent three decades as an orthopedic surgeon and public servant, Dr. Tom Price is more than qualified and prepared to lead the Department of HHS. As only the third physician to ever head the agency, he has the experience needed in b... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Applauds Confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement today applauding U.S. Senate confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as the next U.S. Attorney General: “The confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions as our nation’s top law enforcement officer is welcome news for millions of Americans who have grown frustrated with the direction of the Department of Justice and its failure to uphold the rule of law. Attorney General Sessions brings with him decades of exper... Read more