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Babin Supports the CHOPping Cash for CHAZ Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after cosponsoring the CHOPping Cash for CHAZ Act (H.R. 7285) that would halt federal funds from going to any state, city, or locality that permits autonomous zones to exist for more than seven days. “Democrat leaders continue to choose mob rule over law and order – enabling the ongoing violence and destruction ta... Read more »

Babin Responds to FBI Warning Exposing Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in ELDs

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after a warning was given by the FBI’s Cyber Division highlighting how electronic logging devices (ELDs) could be vulnerable to exploitation by cyber hackers. Congressman Babin forecasted these cybersecurity risks in 2017, while leading the effort in Congress requesting a delay in ELD implementation until this i... Read more »

Babin Applauds the State Department’s Decision on China’s Houston Consulate

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement in support of the State Department’s decision to force China to close its Houston consulate. “Donald Trump has taken more actions to hold China accountable than any other President in our history,” said Rep. Babin. “For far too long, we have tolerated Communist China’s malicious espionage, cybercrime, outright t... Read more »

Babin Commends FEMA for Awarding Hardin-Jefferson ISD Long-awaited Hurricane Harvey Funding

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WOODVILLE, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement commending FEMA for awarding Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District (ISD) $27,818,876 in federal funding to replace Henderson Middle School, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey. This funding is being provided under the authority of Section 428 of the Robert T. Stafford Act. “I’m proud to finally ... Read more »

Babin’s Statement on the House Passage of the INVEST in America Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement in response to the House passage of the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 2) earlier this evening. “H.R. 2 was packed full of radical Green New Deal policies that I could never support,” said Babin. “Overall, this bill fails to provide the funding and resources to the appropriate areas and programs to meet America’s i... Read more »

Babin Responds to the House Passage of the Justice in Policing Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement in response to the House passage of the Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120) earlier this evening. Although he remains ready and willing to discuss potential police reform, Congressman Babin deeply opposes this particular legislation. "House Democrats continue to prove to the nation their unwillingness to work to... Read more »

Babin Announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition Winner

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Rep. Babin hosts virtual awards reception with the 2020 Congressional Art Competition Winners. WOODVILLE, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) hosted a virtual awards reception on Saturday, June 6, 2020, with the students and families who participated in the 36th Congressional District’s Congressional Art Competition. This year’s theme was “Memories of the Battleship Texas.” First place was ... Read more »

Babin Celebrates May Job Gains

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WOODVILLE, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement in response to the positive job report issued for the month of May. “Economists and media naysayers forecasted a loss of 7.5 million jobs in May – but they were wrong,” said Babin. “Instead, the country added 2.5 million jobs back to the market as the nation continues to safely reopen. “Under the leadership of Pres... Read more »

Babin Congratulates NASA and SpaceX on Successful Launch

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after today's historic launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon rocket to the International Space Station (ISS). "Congratulations to the NASA and SpaceX teams on the successful launch of U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the ISS," said Babin. "This afternoon, for the first time in nearly a decade, an Americ... Read more »

Babin Responds to the Protests and Rioting Taking Place Across America

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DEER PARK, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement regarding the protests and violent rioting taking place across America: “We must restore order,” said Babin. “The tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of law enforcement deserves an investigation and accountability for the police officers involved, which President Trump has called for. However... Read more »