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Babin Announces 2023 Congressional Art Competition for Area High School Students

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) will once again host a Congressional Art Competition in 2023. Students in grades 9-12 wishing to participate must reside (check here) within the 36th Congressional District of Texas. “Ever since our brave forebears declared independence, the United States has been a beacon of liberty, hope, and opportunity,” said Babin. “America is regarded wor...

Babin Reintroduces Bill to Provide Astronaut Transportation

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after reintroducing his bill, the ASTRO Act (H.R. 272), which ensures transportation is provided for astronauts after they return from space until they are medically discharged. “Our courageous astronauts put their lives on the line to ensure we remain the world’s preeminent spacefaring nation,” said Babin. “H.R. ...

Babin Unveils Bill to Ban TikTok from U.S. Campuses

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement on his new bill, the Terminate TikTok on Campus Act (H.R. 231). “For years, the Chinese Communist Party has been hard at work infiltrating our education system to spy, steal, and cheat to compete with us,” said Babin. “TikTok is nothing more than Beijing’s latest apparatus to aid them on their quest to supplant us...

Babin Sworn into the 118th Congress

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after swearing into the 118th Congress: “This week, we saw democracy hard at work, and I believe we all move forward stronger because of it,” said Babin. “The compromises made on the House floor will empower us as individual members to fight the Democrats’ woke ideology that is destroying the country. “It is clear...

Babin Rejects Biden Passing the Buck on Rail Strike

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after voting no on H.J. Res. 100 and H. Con. Res. 119. “Make no mistake, a rail strike would be disastrous to our already spiraling economy,” said Babin. “However, Congress has no business dictating the terms of private employment contracts. The president, who deems himself the 'union guy,' should have been able t...

Babin Unveils Bill to Provide Astronaut Transportation

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WOODVILLE, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement on his bill, the ASTRO Act, which will ensure transportation is provided for our astronauts after they return from space until they are medically discharged. “Our brave astronauts risk their lives to advance America in every arena from science to space exploration,” said Babin. “When astronauts return from missions...

Babin Meets with County Sheriffs

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L to R: Sheriff Weatherford, Sheriff Burby, Congressman Babin, Sheriff Rader, and Sheriff Davis. WOODVILLE, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after meeting with Tyler County Sheriff Bryan Weatherford, Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby, Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Rader, and Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis. “The Left’s foolish ‘defund the police’ movement ...

Babin Leads Bipartisan Effort to Bring STARCOM Base to Texas

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after leading the entire Texas Congressional Delegation in a letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall III, urging him to consider Texas as a potential basing location for the U.S. Space Forces’ Space Training and Readiness Command (STARCOM). Congressman Babin serves as the Ranking Member of the House Space...

Babin Leads GOP in Letter Addressing Concerns Over NASEM’s Formaldehyde Assessment

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after leading more than a dozen GOP members in sending a letter to Executive Director Dr. Elizabeth Eide of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). The letter addressed alarming evidence suggesting key officials of NASEM’s established committee set to peer review the EPA’s draft 2022...

Joe Biden is taking advantage of our gas price misery

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As originally published by the Washington Examiner on July 15, 2022. By Rep. Brian Babin Gas prices are now nearly twice what they were two years ago. The cost of food and household items is skyrocketing, thanks to Biden-flation. The White House keeps saying that "we are stronger economically than we have been." But we know better. Our wallets know better. And it gets worse. Here we are, during on...

Secretary Mayorkas has failed to defend our homeland and must be impeached

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As originally published by Fox News on July 7, 2022. By Rep. Jim Banks , Rep. Brian Babin In April of this year, we wrote to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, warning that if he doesn’t immediately reverse course, House Republicans will be forced to hold him accountable for creating and perpetuating the worst humanitarian crisis in modern American history. Since ...

The Will to Kill

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As originally posted by the Washington Times on June 29, 2022. By Rep. Brian Babin Wednesday, June 29, 2022 Since the inception of this great Republic, firearms have represented freedom, protection from tyranny, and the ability to defend oneself and one’s country. I come from a family of outdoorsmen and conservationists who share the same core convictions our Founding Fathers had – convictions roo...

Babin Introduces Legislation Condemning Attacks by Pro-Abortion Extremists

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement on his new legislation, H.Res. 1183, denouncing the acts of domestic terrorism being committed by pro-abortion extremists. The legislation also urges the Department of Justice to swiftly prosecute the groups and individuals engaging in these violent crimes and calls on the Biden administration to protect or...

Reps. Babin, Garcia, Weber, and Nehls Issue Joint Statement on the Passing of Bipartisan Water Resources Development Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Brian Babin (TX-36), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Randy Weber (TX-14), and Troy Nehls (TX-22) issued the following joint statement on the House passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022. “The passage of WRDA is a massive win for the American people and a direct result of bipartisanship and the prioritization of our economy,” said the Membe...

Babin Commends Participants in the 2022 Congressional Art Competition

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WASHINGTON, DC – On Saturday, May 14, 2022, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) hosted an awards ceremony at Space Center Houston to announce the winners and honor the students who participated in the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. This year's competition included nearly 50 entries from high school students across the 36th Congressional District following the theme of “What I Love About Amer...