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  • Culberson’s Statement on President Trump’s Executive Actions to Defund Sanctuary Cities
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed executive actions aimed at defunding sanctuary cities. “President Donald Trump is keeping his word to enforce our immigration laws and secure our borders to protect the lives and property of every American. I’m very pleased the President has given the new Secretary of Homeland Security the authority to designate sanctuary cities and instructed our new Attorney General to cut off federal gra... Read more

  • Cornyn, Culberson Introduce Bill to Require Mars Mission and NASA Human Exploration Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Directs Agency to Prioritize Missions and Destinations, Develop Long-Range Plan for Future of U.S. Human Spaceflight Read more

  • Culberson Legislation Gives Power Back to Governors
    Posted in Press Releases on January 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) has introduced the No Resettlement Without Consent Act, which allows governors, not the federal government, to decide if refugees can be resettled in their State. This legislation requires the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement to get a governor’s permission before refugees can be placed in a state. “This bill will restore States’ rights against an overreaching federal government, and it gives power back to governor’s to decide how refugee resett... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on the Passing of Captain Gene Cernan
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    After hearing of the passing of Captain Gene Cernan, Representative Culberson released the following statement. “Captain Gene Cernan devoted his life to making the American space program the best on Earth. He loved exploring the unknown, and he knew Americans are at their best when we are conquering new frontiers. Texas’ Congressional District 7 was very fortunate to have the benefit of his leadership for many years on our Military Academy nominations board. Texas, our nation, America’s space pr... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on House Taking First Steps to Repeal Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the House passed a budget resolution allowing for the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. “Today, the House took the first steps forward in repealing and replacing the disastrous Affordable Care Act. Passing this resolution is a real victory towards creating a patient-centered health care system that gives Americans the care they deserve. “As a result of Obamacare, many Americans have lost their existing ... Read more

  • Culberson Reappointed to Chair Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) was reappointed Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Subcommittee on Appropriations for the 115th Congress by the Republican Steering Committee today. This subcommittee is responsible for funding the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies. This is Representative Culberson’s second term chairing the CJS Subcom... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Resolution of Disapproval of United Nations’ Anti-Israel Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) today voted in favor of H. Res 11, which he cosponsored, to disapprove of the United Nations Security Council’s anti-Israel resolution 2334. Following House passage of H. Res. 11, Congressman Culberson released the following statement. “President Obama betrayed Israel, the only peaceful democratic state in the Middle East, by refusing to veto the shameful U.N. Security Council’s passage to end Israeli settlements. Today’s vote tells the Israeli people that Cong... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Texas Receiving $177 Million in Disaster Relief Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on December 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement regarding the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s announcement that Texas will receive an additional $177 million in disaster relief funding. “Texas, specifically Houston, has experienced several extreme weather events resulting in millions of dollars of damage to homes and businesses. I am pleased that the State will receive $177 million of the funding allocated in the continuing resolution to assist in the rebuilding... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on President Obama’s Betrayal of Israel
    Posted in Press Releases on December 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the Obama Administration allowed the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution condemning Israeli settlement construction. "President Barack Obama shamefully and brazenly betrayed Israel today in the United Nations. Without any warning, and in a complete reversal of unwavering American support, President Obama has unilaterally and seriously damaged Israel's negotiating position in the ongoing peace talks. "Israel is a beac... Read more

  • Culberson Language Prioritizing Project Brays Passes House in WIIN Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 8, 2016 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) included language in the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act that expedites Project Brays, a major flood mitigation project in Houston. “Many families and business owners along the Brays Bayou have experienced the devastation of watching their homes and businesses flood, not once, but twice, in the last two years. My language in the WIIN Act will direct the Army Corps of Engineers to expedite completion of Project Brays ... Read more