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  • Culberson’s Statement on METRO’s University Line Loss of Consideration for Federal Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the Federal Transit Administration withdrew the Houston University Line from federal funding consideration due to lack of progress, inactivity and lack of local financial commitment: “I’m confident that the FTA’s decision to remove the University Line from further consideration of funding is the right decision. My primary responsibilities as a congressman include protecting the taxpayers and protecting the quality of li... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Metro Board Resolution Protecting Residents and Businesses along Richmond & Post Oak
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) today released the following statement after Houston Metro approved a board resolution memorializing his agreement with Chairman Gilbert Garcia. This resolution will formally suspend the agency’s attempts to build two unaffordable and unwanted light rail projects in Congressional District 7. “My primary responsibilities as a congressman include protecting the taxpayers and protecting the quality of life in our neighborhoods. Since 2003 I have... Read more

  • Rep. Culberson Protects Residents & Businesses Along Richmond and Post Oak
    Posted in Press Releases on May 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Appropriations

    Washington, D.C. — The House Appropriations Committee today approved the spending bill for the Departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), which included a provision authored by Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) that prohibits federal funding for two unaffordable and unwanted light rail projects in Congressional District 7. “My primary responsibilities as a congressman include protecting the taxpayers and protecting the quality of life in our neighborhoods,” said Congre... Read more