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  • Congressman in Liberty after addressing Rice Symposium
    Posted in In The News on January 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture , Jobs and the Economy

    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 following Hurricane Harvey. Many farmers along the Gulf Coast have been unable to take their crops ... Read more

  • Trump signs NASA directive aiming at moon, Mars and beyond
    Posted in In The News on December 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    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 with the backing of several Texas congressmen with close ties to the U.S. space program, including Ho... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) Holds Town Hall Meeting In La Porte
    Posted in In The News on September 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    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 recovery, but to help dispel rumors concerning the actions and response of some of these agencies. Bab... Read more

  • Babin: We are in this together
    Posted in In The News on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    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 spread across nine counties to help.” On hand to answers the many questions citizens have wanted ans... Read more

  • Congressman attends Harvey relief meeting
    Posted in In The News on September 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    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 in Mont Belvieu Saturday. The meetings were held in conjunction with a number of agencies such as FEM... Read more

  • Rep. Brian Babin holds town hall to discuss Harvey relief
    Posted in In The News on September 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    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 clearly what's required and what's going to happen so hopefully, we get answers to those questions," C... Read more

  • Congressman Brian Babin hosts meeting on disaster relief and recovery
    Posted in In The News on September 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    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 questions asked were for FEMA regarding rental assistance, lodging reimbursement and a possible FEMA... Read more

  • 12NewsNow: Park Ranger awarded for rescue operation
    Posted in In The News on August 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    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, congressman for 36th District of Texas. This deeds helped save the lives of thirteen people, including an in... Read more

  • KFDM: Park Ranger recognized as hero in Kountze
    Posted in In The News on August 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    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," Hughes said. Hughes credits his coworkers, who are more like family, for making it possible to save... Read more

  • Babin extols progress, bemoans roadblocks
    Posted in In The News on August 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility , Agriculture , Second Amendment, Jobs and the Economy, Energy, Pro-Life, Social Security and Medicare, Defense and National Security, Education, Veterans, Immigration Enforcement, NASA/Space, Health Care

    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 Liberty County on Thursday, the dentist by profession stopped by the Dayton Rotary to share the real n... Read more