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Babin Commends Agriculture Secretary Perdue’s New COVID-19 Food Assistance Program

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WOODVILLE, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced the details of the new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. “America’s agriculture industry has be... Read More »

Babin Votes NO on Speaker Pelosi's HEROES Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after the passage of the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) in the House of Representatives. Congressman Babin voted no on this legislation. “Once again, Speaker Pelosi has placed the safety and wellbeing of American citizens at the bottom of her list of priorities,” said Babin. “House Democrats have used every opportunity po... Read More »

Babin Commends DOT’s Improved Hours of Service Rules for America’s Truckers

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after speaking with the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new hours of service (HOS) rules issued today for America’s truckers. “As the Congressman from a district where reliable and up-to-date transportation is so vital to the success of... Read More »

Babin Ensures Rural Hospitals are Eligible for PPP

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury released guidance making certain that rural hospitals are eligible to receive forgivable loans through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Congressman Babin recognized that language in the CARES Act did not guarantee that some hospitals... Read More »

Babin Issues Statement on Passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 266) passed in the House of Representatives. “The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been a lifeline for our nation’s small businesses,” said Babin. “Democrats knew that this critical program would ... Read More »

Babin Issues Statement on Passage of the Phase III Coronavirus Relief Package

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after the Phase III coronavirus relief package, the CARES Act (H.R. 748), was passed by voice vote in the U.S. House of Representatives earlier today and signed into law by President Trump hours later. “The Phase III coronavirus relief package was far from perfect, but the American people and the economy need imme... Read More »

A personal message from your Congressman

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I would like to give my constituents some words of assurance because I know there are a lot of folks out there who are fearful and feel helpless about the coronavirus pandemic. However, I would like to remind everyone in the nine counties of the 36th Congressional District I represent that we are not hopeless. Just look at our history- America’s history. We are a resilient and resourceful people a... Read More »

Babin Responds to Senate Democrat Obstruction

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement as Senate Democrats continue to obstruct the passing of the Phase III Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief package currently in the U.S. Senate. “We are living in an unprecedented time as COVID-19 continues to cripple our nation,” said Babin. “Americans are suffering and need Congress to do its job and pass the relief pa... Read More »

Babin: Coronavirus is a Border Security Issue

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) wrote the following op-ed, featured in the Washington Examiner, to highlight the potential threat that the coronavirus (COVID-19) could have on America with an unsecured border: In June of last year, to encourage members of the press to cover real news relevant to the public, my staff distributed copies of an article entitled “Border Patrol age... Read More »

Babin Requests Swift Action for Beaumont VA Clinic

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after sending a letter to President Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary, Robert Wilkie, requesting that the Major Lease agreement process for the Beaumont, Texas Community Based Outreach Clinic (CBOC) be expedited and given swift approval. “For too long have the patients receiving ... Read More »

Babin Votes for Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Package

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after voting for the $7.8 billion emergency supplemental package for the U.S. response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). “As this global health crisis continues, and we see more COVID-19 cases confirmed in the U.S., it’s crucial to ensure adequate funding and the proper resources are in place at the federal, state,... Read More »

Babin Calls for a COVID-19 Containment Plan Along Southern Border

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36), Co-Chairman of the House Border Security Caucus, released the following statement after joining several other Republican Members of Congress in sending a letter to the Departments of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, and Defense inquiring about the containment plan if and when a legal or illegal immigrant crosses our unsecured sout... Read More »

Babin Responds to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Developments

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement on the global threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19): “Although coronavirus (COVID-19) has dominated the news this week – there is no need to panic,” said Babin. “On January 29, I sent a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar urging him to take every precaution necessary to ensure the protection of American citizens, a... Read More »

Babin Requests Taiwan Be Included in the World Health Organization

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after sending a letter to the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) Ambassador to the United States, Cui Tiankai, expressing serious concern over the exclusion of Taiwan from the World Health Organization (WHO), especially in light of the growing global threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19). “The ongoing exclusion o... Read More »

Babin Responds to Senate Democrats’ Refusal to Prevent Infanticide

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after Senate Democrats blocked a pair of pro-life bills from passing last night, including the Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act which would allow infants who are born after an attempted abortion to receive life-saving medical care. “To say I’m disappointed with yesterday’s Senate vote is an understatement,” s... Read More »