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  • New bill introduced by Babin could positively impact small trucking companies
    Posted in In The News on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Vidor officers honored for heroic act
    Posted in In The News on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    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... Read more

  • 12NewsNow: Local Congressman speaks about health care bill
    Posted in In The News on July 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    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... Read more

  • FreedomWorks’ Bill of the Month for July 2017: State and Local Pension Accountability Act, H.R. 1124
    Posted in In The News on July 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    FreedomWorks’ Bill of the Month for July 2017: State and Local Pension Accountability Act, H.R. 1124 By Christina Herrin | 7/1/2017 Link FreedomWorks has selected the State and Local Pension Accountability Act, H.R. 1124, as the bill of the month for July 2017. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) and was referred to the House Education and Workforce Committee. This legislation would ensure that states are held accountable for the pension promises they make. Many states have made ... Read more

  • Congressmen pledge support for Ike Dike
    Posted in In The News on July 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressmen pledge support for Ike Dike Houston Chronicle | July 6, 2017 Link Two-Houston area congressmen toured their Gulf Coast districts by helicopter Thursday afternoon to better understand efforts at building the so-called Ike Dike coastal barrier, and pledged their ongoing support in Congress for the project. Repbulican congressmen Randy Weber and Brian Babin pointed to issues that extend beyond the Gulf Coast, including national security and the economy, in their statement of support for... Read more

  • Weber, Babin want coastal barrier to be 'national priority' for Trump
    Posted in In The News on July 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Weber, Babin want coastal barrier to be 'national priority' for Trump The Daily News | By John Wayne Ferguson Jul 6, 2017 | Link Two Texas congressmen hope President Donald Trump adds a Texas coastal barrier to the list of $1 trillion in infrastructure projects he has promised the nation. “We’re making it a national priority as fast as we can,” U.S. Rep. Randy Weber, a Republican from Friendswood, said Thursday, minutes after stepping out of a helicopter at Houston’s Hobby Airport. Weber and fel... Read more

  • Legislation would allow members of Congress to arm themselves
    Posted in In The News on June 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering their safety in the wake of the Virginia shooting. <br> Read more

  • Texas congressman asks Trump for full review of 'Leavenworth 10' cases
    Posted in In The News on June 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Texas congressman asks Trump for full review of 'Leavenworth 10' cases By Perry Chiaramonte June 2, 2017 FoxNews.com View Online A Texas congressman is appealing to President Trump for a full review of cases involving a group of veterans, known as the Leavenworth 10, who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq and are now imprisoned for battlefield crimes. Rep. Brian Babin, R-Texas, asked Trump in a letter to consider the immense pressure the men were under while fighting for their country. “As you know,... Read more

  • Rep. Brian Babin Calls For Review Of Penalties For Incarcerated Soldiers
    Posted in In The News on May 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Rep. Brian Babin Calls For Review Of Penalties For Incarcerated Soldiers By Michael Marks | May 31, 2017 Texas Standard | View Online <br> <br> <br> If a soldier commits a crime, is that different than if anyone else commits a crime? There’s an argument that decisions made in the heat of battle by those sacrificing for their country should be judged differently than others. U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Woodville) would agree with that... Read more

  • Babin working to ensure o'care repeal
    Posted in In The News on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Babin Working to Ensure O'care Repeal The Baytown Sun By Matt Hollis matt.hollis@baytownsun.com View Online With another potential vote on repealing the Affordable Health Care Act, known as Obamacare, on the horizon, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin has made his stance known. “He supports it and is working hard to get the votes needed to pass it,” said Jimmy Milstead, Babin’s spokesman, on Wednesday. Babin is the U.S. Congressional representative for the 36th District, which includes the greater Baytown ar... Read more