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Babin Reacts to Greenpeace Protests on Fred Hartman Bridge

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement in response to the ongoing Greenpeace protests on the Fred Hartman Bridge, closing part of the Houston Ship Channel. “If accurate, reports that the Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) is refusing to enforce the law and instead wait out 24 hours of this illegal activity is simply unacceptable,” said Babin. “They sho... Read more »

Babin and Weber to Hold U.S. Service Academy and ROTC Forum

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Brian Babin (TX-36) and Randy Weber (TX-14) invite all interested 8-12th grade students, parents, guardians, and educators to attend their upcoming Service Academy and ROTC Forum on September 14 at the Hardin-Jefferson High School Cafeteria from 3:00pm–5:00pmCT. Representatives from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Aca... Read more »

Babin’s Statement on NASA’s Lunar Lander Announcement

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DEER PARK, TX – Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement in response to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine’s announcement today awarding the lunar lander program management to Marshall Space Flight Center. “I am disappointed by the decision from NASA to not place the lunar lander program management at the Johnson Space Center (JSC),” said Babin. “Marshall Space Flight Center ... Read more »

Babin’s Lucas Lowe Memorial Post Office Bill (H.R. 1250) Passes U.S. Senate

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DEER PARK, TX – Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement in response to his legislation to rename the Post Office in Hardin, TX after Lucas Maurice Lowe passing the U.S. Senate. “I’m tremendously proud and honored to have led the effort to rename the Hardin Post Office after a true American hero – Lucas Lowe,” said Rep. Babin. “It brings me great joy knowing that Lucas’ memor... Read more »

Southeast Texas Leaders Support Babin’s Alabama-Coushatta Fairness Bill

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WOODVILLE, TX – Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following release to highlight statements of support from elected officials and community leaders across Southeast Texas for the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act (H.R. 759), legislation he authored and which unanimously passed the House last week. “It’s truly an honor to ... Read more »

House Passes Babin’s Alabama-Coushatta Fairness Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives unanimously passed the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act (H.R. 759) on Wednesday evening. “We have worked tirelessly for more than a year to pass H.R. 759 in the House of Representatives,” said Babin. “I’m proud to ... Read more »

Babin’s Bill to Rename Hardin Post Office After Fallen Hero Passes House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation, authored by himself, to rename the Post Office in Hardin, Texas after Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lucas Maurice Lowe who tragically lost his life during a Texas National Guard training flight just after Christmas in 2016. “Lucas was a hard-working man who loved being... Read more »

Congressman Brian Babin Honors Liberty County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Whitten

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Pictured L to R: Kami Whitten, Deputy Richard Whitten, and Rep. Brian Babin. DEER PARK, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after visiting Liberty County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard E. Whitten and his wife, Kami, at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Houston Medical Center on Monday. Deputy Whitten has been in recovery since he was critically injured after b... Read more »

Babin Remembers the Life of Chief Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after learning of the passing of Chief Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe. “I was deeply saddened to hear about the recent passing of a great leader, Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine, Chief of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe of Texas,” said Babin. “The son of a Chief... Read more »

Representatives Brian Babin (R-TX), Katie Hill (D-CA), Dan Crenshaw (R-TX), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), and Gary Palmer (R-AL) Hold Press Conference on the TAPS Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Brian Babin (R-TX-36), Katie Hill (D-CA-25), Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-02), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), and Gary Palmer (R-AL-06) joined forces to hold a press conference on Wednesday, May 15, to discuss Rep. Babin’s bill, the Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety (TAPS) Act of 2019. This legislation is a bipartisan, bicameral solution to prevent targeted violence ... Read more »