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Babin Introduces Resolution Calling for End to Birthright Citizenship

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), Co-Chairman of the House Border Security Caucus for the 116th Congress, issued the following statement after introducing a resolution calling on the President to resume the interpretation of section 1 of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution as originally intended and applied as law for a century. “For a century after its enactment, Section 1 of the 14t... Read More »

Rep. Babin and Judge Sylvia Announce De-obligation of Chambers County Hurricane Ike Cleanup Debt

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) and the Honorable Judge Jimmy Sylvia, Chambers County Judge, released the following joint statement announcing millions of dollars of Hurricane Ike cleanup debt erroneously charged to Chambers County will be de-obligated. An amendment introduced and passed by Babin to this year’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill, now signed into ... Read More »

Babin: Trump Correct to Use American Leverage to Halt Migrant Caravans

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DEER PARK, TX – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement supporting President Trump’s comments threatening to halt foreign aid to nations assisting Central American migrant caravans to illegally cross our Southern border. “President Trump is absolutely correct to call for Central American governments to cooperate in halting migrant caravans or else risk losing their generous fi... Read More »

Chairman Babin: Launch Failure Underscores Need for American Rockets

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), Chairman of the House Space Subcommittee, released the following statement in the aftermath of last week’s failed launch of a Russian Soyuz rocket. “While I am thankful no one was hurt by last week’s failed Soyuz launch to the International Space Station, this near-disaster underscores the critical need for the United States to end our dependence on a si... Read More »

Babin Applauds Kavanaugh Confirmation, Condemns ‘Win-At-All-Costs Tactics’

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement on the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. "With Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation secured, this embarrassing chapter in the history of the Senate can finally conclude. The shameful political theater Americans witnessed in disgust was never about determining the truth but designed to block this no... Read More »

Babin Statement on Trade Deal with Mexico and Canada

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DEER PARK, TX – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed to a new trilateral trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is expected to receive an up-or-down vote in Congress next year. “I applaud President Trump for delivering on his campaign promi... Read More »

Babin and Abraham Announce Creation of Bipartisan Congressional I-14 Caucus

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Reps. Brian Babin (TX-36), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, and Ralph Abraham (LA-5) today announced the creation of the bipartisan Congressional I-14 Caucus. The caucus will advance the goals of Rep. Babin’s H.R. 6111, the I-14 Expansion & Improvement Act of 2018, by providing an official platform for Members of Congress to communicate and collabo... Read More »

Chairman Babin Introduces Leading Human Spaceflight Act

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), Chairman of the House Space Subcommittee, has introduced H.R. 6910, the Leading Human Spaceflight Act. Babin unveiled the bill during a subcommittee hearing Wednesday titled 60 Years of NASA Leadership in Human Space Exploration: Past, Present, and Future. “The Leading Human Spaceflight Act reaffirms Johnson Space Center’s leadership role as the home of ... Read More »

Babin Calls for Declassification of Carter Page FISA Application

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Today, Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after joining with other House Republicans to call for the declassification of the Carter Page FISA application: “After more than a year of investigation, the Mueller probe has yielded zero evidence of collusion. However, there is hard and tangible evidence of misconduct at the highest levels of the DOJ and FBI, and it is past time th... Read More »

Rep. Babin’s TAPS Act (H.R. 6664) Endorsed by the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals

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Congressman Brian Babin’s (TX-36) Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety (TAPS) Act (H.R. 6664) received the endorsement of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) at the organization’s annual Threat Management Conference earlier this week. ATAP is a non-profit organization comprised of experts from law enforcement, legal, mental health, corporate, education, and other sectors... Read More »

Rep. Babin Announces September Mobile Office Hours

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My District offices will be holding mobile office hours at locations across TX-36 to help you cut through bureaucratic red tape. We may be able to help you with hurricane recovery questions, Social Security issues, backlogged veteran’s benefits, stalled tax refunds, and much more. Find the list of available dates and locations below: Tuesday, September 4 Newton County Historical Center (105 Court ... Read More »

Babin Introduces the Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety (TAPS) Act

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Today, Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) introduced the Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety (TAPS) Act (H.R. 6664). The TAPS Act goes beyond political rhetoric to provide a national strategy to keep communities safe from targeted violence. “Whether it’s a shooting, stabbing, bombing, or other example of predatory violence, mass causality events are occurring too often. These horrific tragedies... Read More »

Houston's Johnson Space Center is still the undisputed leader in human spaceflight

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Houston's Johnson Space Center is still the undisputed leader in human spaceflight Houston Chronicle | By U.S. Rep. Brian Babin July 25, 2018 | Link “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” These eight historic words from U.S. astronaut, Neil Armstrong, after landing on the Moon nearly 50 years ago, are proudly cherished by the NASA Johnson Space Center community. -President Kennedy... Read More »

Babin Applauds House Passage of 2019 NDAA Conference Report

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U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) applauded today’s passage of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report in the House: “With countless threats around the world, it is crucial for Congress to provide the funds necessary to ensure that our military is able and ready to face whatever comes its way. While there is still work to be done, the 2019 NDAA is a step in the r... Read More »

Rep. Babin Votes to Extend Flood Insurance Program

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U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after the House passed the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018 (S.1182), legislation that will keep the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) authorized through the upcoming hurricane season. “I represent working coastal communities that were hit very hard by Hurricane Harvey – communities that are vital ... Read More »