NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Visits Capitol Hill
After a year in space, NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth. In this year's Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill, Chairman Culberson secured more funds for NASA to continue their important space exploration.
Rep. Culberson sends letter to Library of Congress in opposition of decision to eliminate the term "illegal aliens"
Rep. Culberson joined Representative Lamar Smith, Senator Jeff Sessions, and Senator Ted Cruz in sending a letter of opposition to the Library of Congress over the decision to eliminate the term "illegal alien" from library resources.
Congressman Culberson Culberson Statement on passage of National Defense Authorization Act
“Fellow Texan, Chairman Mac Thornberry, did an excellent job protecting the United States military in this crucial legislation. This funding authorization ensures that our military remains the strongest in the world and is prepared against any threat. It is Congress’ Constitutional duty to ‘provide for the common defense’ and our military men and women deserve every resource they need to do their important work."
Representative Culberson’s CJS Appropriations Bill Approved by House Subcommittee
“This bill prioritizes law enforcement and space exploration while putting provisions in place to protect American taxpayers. My first priority is to be a good steward of the taxpayers’ hard earned dollars, and the second is to ensure that law enforcement agencies have the resources they need to do their important work. This legislation balances those two priorities and also makes sure that the United States continues to be a leader in scientific research and space exploration. Developments in these areas bolster America’s economy and improve quality of life for all Americans.”
Resources for Flood Victims
Many District 7 residents have lost their homes or suffered flood damage after over 17 inches of rain inundated Harris County and the City of Houston. Thirteen of Harris County’s bayous were above their embankments. More than 11,000 homes across Texas have flood damage. If you are a victim of the recent flooding, find resources here.