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  • Babin Helps Secure $15 Billion in Disaster Funding for Texas
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) joined his House colleagues in passing an emergency disaster funding bill that includes $15 billion in direct assistance for Texas flood victims of Hurricane Harvey. The measure includes $11 billion to pay anticipated claims for flood insurance and an estimated $4 billion for the FEMA disaster relief fund, which will be used to cover direct housing assistance, home repairs, debris removal and public assistance grants. “This funding bill marks... Read more

  • Babin Supports Balanced Budget Plan that Paves the Way for Middle-Class Tax Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) joined his House colleagues in passing a Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution (H. Con. Res. 71) that puts America on a sustainable path towards a balanced budget, rebuilds our military and paves the way for fundamental tax reform and relief. “By putting us on a path to a balanced budget and cutting an overgrown federal bureaucracy, this fiscal blueprint is exactly what America needs,” said Rep. Babin. “Just like hardworking Americans, it is tim... Read more

  • Babin Supports Bill to Deliver Immediate Tax Relief to Hurricane Victims
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) today voted for House-passage of the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 (H.R. 3823), legislation that provides tax benefits and relief to individuals impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. “In my congressional district, countless individuals and families lost nearly everything to Harvey’s floodwaters,” said Rep. Babin. “The stories are heartbreaking. This bipartisan legislation gives them further assistance to ... Read more

  • Babin Backs Tax Reform and Relief Framework
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement today in support of the Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code: “This framework – supported by both the White House and leaders in Congress – marks an important first step in delivering pro-growth tax reform and relief to the American people. Having grown to over 70,000 pages long, the current tax code is too costly, complex and burdensome. It is time we simplify our broken tax code and allow Americans to kee... Read more

  • Babin Supports Harvey Relief Package, Bill Now Goes to President for Signature
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), whose congressional district was devastated by flooding from Hurricane Harvey, voted in favor of an emergency relief package that provides $15 billion in funding for recovery efforts in response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “I am very pleased that Congress has acted swiftly to ensure relief is available for the millions of Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey,” said Rep. Babin. “The devastation across Southeast Texas is heartbreaking. It is... Read more

  • Babin Supports Initial Disaster Relief for Harvey Victims
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement today after the House passed an emergency disaster relief bill that provides $7.85 billion in support of victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana: “I am very pleased that the House has acted swiftly to ensure those impacted by Harvey receive relief. Our congressional district – the 36th District of Texas – was devastated. All nine counties have been declared federal disaster areas. The devastation is truly he... Read more

  • Babin Opposes Campaign to Remove Confederate Monuments
    Posted in Press Releases on August 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement today in response to the removal of Confederate statues at the University of Texas at Austin and across the nation: "The campaign to remove Confederate monuments across the nation being forced upon us by radical leftists, academia, the mainstream media and the guardians of political correctness is shameful and wrong. Every American should oppose racism and extremism in all its forms. Taking down monuments and hiding our... Read more

  • Statement on Violence in Charlottesville
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia: “There is no place in America for the violence and extremism that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. We must stand united against all forms of evil and violence directed at our fellow Americans. I call for a swift and complete investigation by the Department of Justice.” Read more

  • Babin Votes to Fully Fund Border Wall, Rebuild Military and Increase Funding for Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Veterans, Immigration Enforcement

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement today after voting in support of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, legislation that fully funds President Trump’s request for a wall along our southern border. “The Make America Secure Appropriations Act puts America on a stronger and more secure path forward that rebuilds our military, secures our southern border and prioritizes funding for our troops, veterans and their families. Importantly, it f... Read more

  • Babin Introduces Bill to Delay Mandatory Truck Logging Devices
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), a member of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Highways and Transit Subcommittee, today announced that he has introduced H.R. 3282, the ELD Extension Act of 2017, legislation that would provide for an additional two year delay before mandatory implementation of Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) on all American freight trucks. Under current law and regulation, the mandate is scheduled to go into effect December 18th, 2... Read more