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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 »

Congressman Babin Speaks on the Importance of the Jones Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after speaking on the House floor today commending President Trump on not waiving the Jones Act. Babin’s office created a hypothetical image of a Chinese-flagged freighter navigating the Mississippi River under the St. Louis Gateway Arch to demonstrate what would happen if the Jones Act were waived or done away ... Read more »

Congressman Babin’s Statement on Houston Ship Channel Collision

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DEER PARK, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement in response to the gas leak that occurred after a collision on the Houston Ship Channel last Friday afternoon. “I am glad to see that first responders, Port of Houston officials and the Coast Guard have been able to bring this situation under control and remove the immediate health and safety dangers it posed, an... Read more »

Babin Recognizes Participants of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition

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Rep. Babin with the 36th Congressional District’s 2019 Congressional Art Competition Winner (L to R: Tyra Baxter, Teacher; Rep. Babin; Julian Lopez, winner; and family). DEER PARK, TX – On Saturday, April 13, 2019, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) hosted an awards ceremony at the University of Houston-Clear Lake to announce the winners and honor the students who participated in the 36th Congr... Read more »

Babin Congratulates the Baytown Christian Academy Bulldogs for their State Championship Victories

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DEER PARK, TX – On Monday, April 15, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) attended Baytown Christian Academy’s State Championship Banquet honoring the Bulldogs for winning both the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools' (TAPPS) football and boys basketball state championships for the 2018-2019 school year. Rep. Babin presented a copy of the statement he entered into the Congressional ... Read more »

Rep. Brian Babin Condemns Rep. Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 Comment

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WOODVILLE, TX – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas), released the following statement regarding Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-Minn.) “some people did something” comment. "Rep. Ilhan Omar said 'some people did something' on 9/11. The truth is 19 radical Islamic terrorists murdered nearly 3,000 innocent Americans on 9/11, 2001. She also said 'the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) was founded after 9/1... Read more »

Babin & Leaders Across Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi Reintroduce I-14 Legislation

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement after reintroducing the I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2019 today. This legislation, also referred to as the “Forts to Ports” bill, will extend the future I-14 interstate highway to additional areas in Texas and along the Gulf Coast. This bill wil... Read more »