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  • 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 Enforcement, NASA/Space

    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

  • Babin Issues Statement Supporting New Sanctions on Iran
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement today in support of the Trump Administration’s decision to apply new sanctions on Iran: “I commend the Trump Administration for holding Iran accountable for its belligerent and destabilizing behavior. Iran’s recent test launch of a ballistic missile was yet another example in a long line of provocative actions that violate international law and threaten the United States and our allies. Iran must recognize that there i... Read more

  • Babin Applauds Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court
    Posted in Press Releases on February 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 Enforcement, NASA/Space

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement today in support of President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court: “Judge Neil Gorsuch is an outstanding choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on our nation’s highest court. He has demonstrated an exceptional legal understanding and a clear loyalty and commitment to the U.S. Constitution. Throughout his career, Judge Gorsuch has received unprecedented bipartisan support and ... Read more

  • Babin Reappointed Chairman of House Space Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA/Space

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), whose district includes NASA’s Johnson Space Center, announced today that he was reappointed by House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (TX-21) to serve as the Chairman of the Space Subcommittee, which has legislative jurisdiction and oversight over NASA and U.S. space policy. “I am honored to continue serving as the chairman of the House Space Subcommittee in the 115th Congress,” said Chairman Babin. “There is still muc... Read more

  • Babin Issues Statement Supporting President Trump Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), who has been a leading critic of America’s United Nations (UN)-led refugee resettlement program, issued the following statement today in support of President Trump’s executive order on extreme vetting: “I commend President Trump for delivering on his campaign pledge to put a common-sense pause on a broken refugee program and immigration system that has serious national security gaps and is in desperate need of repair. “By temporarily restricting en... Read more