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Babin Introduces Bill to Delay Mandatory Truck Logging Devices
July 19, 2017
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), a member of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Highways and Transit Subcommittee, today announced that he has introduced H.R. 3282, the ELD Extension Act of 2017, legislation that would provide for an additional two year delay before mandatory implementation of Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) on all American freight trucks. Under current law and regulation, the mandate is scheduled to go into effect December 18th, 2... More
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New bill introduced by Babin could positively impact small trucking companies
July 19, 2017
New bill introduced by Babin could positively impact small trucking companies By Vanesa Brashier | Cleveland Advocate July 19, 2017 | Link A new bill introduced Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) could delay mandatory truck logging devices on American freight trucks by two years. "Under current law and regulation, the mandate is scheduled to go into effect Dec. 18, 2017, just five months from now," a statement from Babin reads. "While technology like ELDs have great promise, I didn't com... More
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We owe veterans debt of gratitude
July 12, 2017
We owe veterans debt of gratitude By Rep. Brian Babin | July 12, 2017 The Baytown Sun | Link America is the greatest nation on Earth because of those who have sacrificed so much to keep us free and safe: our nation’s veterans. We are truly blessed by God to live in the land of the free — and we are forever grateful to those who have preserved this freedom through their sacrifices in defense of America. As a veteran and the father of a decorated Navy SEAL, I have a deep appreciation for the men ... More
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Vidor officers honored for heroic act
July 12, 2017
Vidor officers honored for heroic act By Eric Williams | The Orange Leader July 12, 2017 | Link Congressman Brian Babin of the 36th Congressional District held a special recognition at Vidor City Hall, on Monday, to recognize local officers for their heroism. Members of the Vidor Police Department heroically risked their lives to save two victims of a submerged vehicle the night of June 30, 2017. “These officers put their lives at risk to save two lives,” Congressman Brian Babin said. “Unfortuna... More
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12NewsNow: Local Congressman speaks about health care bill
July 11, 2017
BEAUMONT - Health Care has been a topic of political discussion since even before President Trump took office in January. Despite protests going on across the country, Republican officials are still continuing to try and make headway in an effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. Representative Brian Babin says it's time for the U.S. Senate to move the bill along. “Insurance companies are bailing out(of Obamacare),” said Representative Babin. “It is time to replace and repeal. It is up to the Un... More
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