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Texas GOP rep wants Mueller to testify on Russia probe

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Texas GOP rep wants Mueller to testify on Russia probe Fox News | August 14, 2017 Link Republican Rep. Brian Babin is calling for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his legal team to come “out of the shadows” and answer questions before Congress on the scope and cost of the Russia meddling investigation. Babin has drafted a letter on the matter to Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Rep. Bob Goodlatt... Read more »

New bill introduced by Babin could positively impact small trucking companies

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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 f... Read more »

Vidor officers honored for heroic act

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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. ... Read more »

12NewsNow: Local Congressman speaks about health care bill

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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 ... Read more »

FreedomWorks’ Bill of the Month for July 2017: State and Local Pension Accountability Act, H.R. 1124

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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 woul... Read more »

Congressmen pledge support for Ike Dike

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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 b... Read more »

Weber, Babin want coastal barrier to be 'national priority' for Trump

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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,... Read more »

Texas congressman asks Trump for full review of 'Leavenworth 10' cases

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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... Read more »

Rep. Brian Babin Calls For Review Of Penalties For Incarcerated Soldiers

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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... Read more »