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  • Babin Urges Participation in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 28
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) today issued a statement encouraging residents of the 36th District to participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28: “April 28 is the day Americans across the nation will dispose of their old prescription drugs at hundreds of locations across the country. I encourage folks in the 36th District of Texas to take part in this National Drug Take Back Day,” says Babin. “The opioid crisis is a public health issue that... Read more

  • Babin Applauds Bridenstine’s Confirmation as New NASA Administrator
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) today issued a statement applauding the Senate’s confirmation of Rep. Jim Bridenstine as the new NASA Administrator: “I am glad the Senate has finally done its job and confirmed Jim Bridenstine as the new NASA Administrator. With many milestones fast approaching, NASA now has a leader in place to ensure America remains first in space exploration. Jim understands the needs of our space program and shares in the vision that will propel America back to the Moon, onward ... Read more

  • Science Committee Approves Bipartisan NASA Authorization Act of 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, chaired by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), approved the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 5503) by a bipartisan vote of 26-7. The bill was introduced by Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas), chairman of the Space Subcommittee, and cosponsored by Chairman Smith along with 17 committee members. Chairman Smith: “The NASA Authorization Act of 2018 is a crucial step in restoring the greatness of... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Statement on Turkey’s Wrongful Imprisonment of American Pastor Andrew Brunson
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s unjust decision by a Turkish court to keep Andrew Brunson, an American Christian pastor falsely accused of treason, in custody in Turkey: “Pastor Brunson’s arrest and ongoing incarceration is a disgrace and a miscarriage of justice. It is shameful to accuse a Christian pastor who has preached for more than 25 years in Turkey of treason. Such actions show just how far Turkey, one of our own NATO allies, has fallen under th... Read more

  • Babin Statement on Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement in support of President Trump’s targeted military strikes, alongside the U.K. and France, against Syrian targets after a chemical weapon attack by the Assad regime against its civilians: “I commend the President for his leadership, as well as our allies in France and the U.K., for taking this action after Syrian Dictator Bashar al-Assad once again used chemical weapons against his own innocent civilians. This use of chemical weapons vio... Read more

  • Babin Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) released the following statement: “I would like to thank Paul Ryan for his service to the House and America. Our country is a better place because of his leadership in turning our historic Tax Cuts & Jobs Act into law. He was also ahead of his time in forecasting the looming debt crisis we now face as a nation and providing bold solutions to address it - critical work that we in Congress must do and that I am confident he will assist us with as a private citizen. I also w... Read more

  • Babin Statement on Truck Driver Rallies This Week
    Posted in Press Releases on April 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding the rallies being held this week by America’s truck drivers over burdensome regulations: “This week, hardworking American truck drivers will be rallying in Washington DC and across the country for relief from burdensome federal regulations such as the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate and inflexible, one-size-fits-all Hours of Service (HOS) rules. I welcome them to our Nation’s Capitol and look forward to them making th... Read more

  • Babin Introduces Legislation to Improve Hours-of-Service Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX-36), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, introduced H.R. 5417 The Responsible and Effective Standards for Truckers (REST) Act, legislation that would modernize hours of service regulations for truck drivers. The REST Act would allow drivers to take one rest break per shift, for up to three consecutive hours. The single off-duty period would not be counted toward the driver’s 14-hour, on-duty allowance and would not extent the total, all... Read more

  • Babin Votes NO on Omnibus Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX-36) released the following statement today after voting NO on the FY18 Omnibus spending bill: “Without question, the two greatest accomplishments of the United States Senate since President Trump took office have been confirming Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court and passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. What did these two accomplishments have in common? They both were achieved by sidestepping the Senate “filibuster” and allowing the majority to rule... Read more

  • Texas Students Meet for Space Congressional Advisory Council Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX-36) issued the following release today on the inaugural meeting of his student space advisory caucus held on Friday, March 2, 2018, in Nassau Bay, Texas. The Students for Space Congressional Advisory Council (SSCAC) is comprised of high school juniors from public, private, and homeschools across Rep. Babin’s Congressional District. Each school had the opportunity to nominate one student to participate and serve on this council. Students were chosen b... Read more