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Congressman in Liberty after addressing Rice Symposium

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Congressman in Liberty after addressing Rice Symposium Liberty Vindicator | By Casey Stinnett Jan. 26, 2018 | Link After a stop at the local radio station, Congressman Brian Babin was kind enough to drop by The Vindicator office this afternoon for a short visit. He had just come from the Southeast Texas Rice Symposium being held in Winnie and talked a bit about the problems area farmers have faced...

Trump signs NASA directive aiming at moon, Mars and beyond

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Trump signs NASA directive aiming at moon, Mars and beyond Houston Chronicle | Link By Kevin Diaz and Alex Stuckey President Donald Trump, weighing in to the politics of space, on Monday signed Space Policy Directive - 1, urging NASA to return Americans to the moon and encourage human space exploration to Mars and beyond. The White House directive, amplifying recent congressional direction, came w...

U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) Holds Town Hall Meeting In La Porte

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U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) Holds Town Hall Meeting In La Porte The Bay Area Observer | Sept. 29, 2017 Link US. Representative Brian Babin stopped by La Porte on Saturday to hold a town hall meeting, and discuss Harvey relief efforts. The congressman answered questions and brought along a panel of experts from agencies including FEMA and SBA to answer questions concerning not only relief and re...

Babin: We are in this together

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Babin: We are in this together The Orange Leader | By Dawn Burleigh Link As part of a team effort between local, state and federal government, a Town Hall meeting hosted by Congressman Brian Babin was held on Friday night at the VFW Hall on 16th Street. Babin told the near capacity attendance that the county was not alone. “ We are in this together,” Babin said. “We have sent Washington DC folks ...

Congressman attends Harvey relief meeting

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Congressman attends Harvey relief meeting Baytown Sun | By Michael Pineda Sept. 24, 2017 | Link The impacts of Hurricane Harvey are still being felt. Many have returned to their homes, their jobs and routines. But others live in hotels, seeking financial help to put their lives back together. This weekend, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin held a series of disaster recovery town hall meetings, including one i...

Rep. Brian Babin holds town hall to discuss Harvey relief

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Rep. Brian Babin holds town hall to discuss Harvey relief 9/21/2017 Troy Kless, KBMT | Link LUMBERTON - In this disaster recovery town hall, dozens of residents had questions for FEMA, SBA, FSA, NFIP and other state and federal agencies. Jim Campbell feels he's getting the run around during his recovery from Harvey. "The people we have talked to so far really haven't done a whole lot to explain cl...

Congressman Brian Babin hosts meeting on disaster relief and recovery

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Congressman Brian Babin hosts meeting on disaster relief and recovery KFDM/Fox 4 | Sept. 21, 2017 Link LUMBERTON — A large crowd with questions about hurricane damage attended a meeting hosted by Congressman Brian Babin on Thursday night in Lumberton. The Republican congressman, of the 36th Congressional District of Texas, hosted the meeting along with FEMA representatives and others. Many of the ...

12NewsNow: Park Ranger awarded for rescue operation

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A Texas Park Ranger was honored today for saving lives during Tyler County flooding. Park Ranger, Mike Hughes was given a congressional award for making several high water rescues. On May 27th, 2016, the dam at Lake Amanda was breached by heavy rainfall. The flooding threatened the lives of many in the Tyler County area. "This was a very specific heroic deed by Hughes,” said Brian Babin, congress...

KFDM: Park Ranger recognized as hero in Kountze

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SOUTHEAST TEXAS — Congressman Brian Babin presented a certificate of recognition to Park Ranger Michael Hughes Friday at the Big Thicket Visitor's Center. Hughes put his life on the line, rescuing several victims in the Tyler County flooding in May of 2016. "The water was just rising so fast. It went literally from four and five feet to 12 and 14 feet in under 15 minutes on some of these houses,"...

Babin extols progress, bemoans roadblocks

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Babin extols progress, bemoans roadblocks By David Taylor | Dayton News Aug. 18, 2017 | Link There's a bottleneck in Washington. Coming from a conservative, most would expect Congressman Dr. Brian Babin to point the finger across the aisle at Democrats, but Babin's frustration rests with his own colleagues in the U. S. Senate, and it's mystifying for the congressman. Spending most of his day in Li...