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  • Babin & Leaders Across Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi Introduce I-14 Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, today introduced the I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2018, legislation to extend the future I-14 interstate highway to additional areas in Texas and across the southern United States. The legislation also further connects key military installations in these states to strategic seaports, enhancing their readiness and efficiency as envisioned by President Dwight D. Eisenhower when he first commiss... Read more

  • Babin Travels Throughout District 36
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX-36) and his staff visited all nine counties – Orange, Chambers, Harris, Liberty, Polk, Hardin, Newton, Jasper and Tyler – in the 36th District last week. “I decided to bring my entire staff together to travel throughout the nine counties that make up District 36. My Washington D.C. staff, District staff, wife, and I traveled together to different communities to meet with the people we serve,” said Babin. “We wanted to make our presence known, our faces familiar, and c... Read more

  • House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Advances Water Resources Development Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced key priorities offered by U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) during today’s consideration and passage of H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA). WRDA 2018 provides improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. Also included in this bill is authorization for billions in funding for the Sabine-to-Galveston Coastal... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Congratulates Mark Geyer on Appointment as JSC Director
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement congratulating Mark Geyer on his appointment as Director for the Johnson Space Center: “I want to congratulate Mark on his selection to lead JSC. He has a strong engineering background and has spent his career working in the space program in key leadership roles including JSC Deputy Center Director and Orion Program Manager. JSC has served a critical role in program management, systems engineering and integration and as the operations Ce... Read more

  • Babin Urges Swift Confirmation of Gina Haspel as CIA Director
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement in support of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency: “The nomination of Gina Haspel as the first woman to lead the CIA should be a historic moment. Instead, Senate Democrats have chosen to obstruct and engage in shameful character attacks to prevent her confirmation from taking place. Ms. Haspel has proven herself to be a dedicated public servant, a true patriot and a respected leader within th... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Applauds Trump Decision to Withdraw from Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Brian Babin (R-TX) released the following statement after President Trump’s announcement to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal: “President Trump made the right decision today by withdrawing from the flawed Iran Nuclear Deal. I have long said that if we allowed this agreement to continue, it would be the worst national security mistake in our lifetime. The Obama Administration made a grave misstep when they finalized this deal and awarded Iran with billions... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Babin Observes 2018 National Day of Prayer
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) marked today’s annual National Day of Prayer with the following prayer and reflection: “Father, as we observe the National Day of Prayer we pray for unity and healing throughout our Nation. Lord, we pray for unity as Americans regardless of our differing ideas, backgrounds, or party affiliation. At such a critical time in our nation’s history, we can do nothing more important than pray. Founding father, Patrick Henry’s, words from March 1799 still hold tr... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Honors 2018 Congressional Art Competition Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Saturday, April 21, Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) announced the winners and honored participants of the 36th District’s 2018 Congressional Art Competition. This year’s competition included over 50 entries from high school students across the district under the theme, “Hurricane Harvey Through Your Eyes.” First place was awarded to Juliann Dooley of Warren High School for her drawing, “Humanity,” which will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for an entire year. Dooly will also attend the 2018... Read more

  • 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