Culberson Statement on Approval of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
I’m proud to support the FY18 Homeland Security appropriations bill. This legislation fulfills the important promises that we have made to our constituents to secure the southern border and provide the resources needed to combat illegal immigration, human trafficking and cybersecurity threats.
Culberson Fulfills Agreement with Houston METRO and Gives Houstonians a Voice in THUD Appropriations Bill
Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) included language in the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill fulfilling his 2015 agreement with Houston METRO to give voters the choice in building the University Line project that will run through Texas’ 7th Congressional District. The THUD bill passed the House Appropriations Committee 31-20 yesterday.
Culberson’s Statement on Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
This year’s NDAA is crucial to rebuild America’s military. For far too long, our Armed Forces have been underfunded. Currently, too many battleships cannot sail, and too many planes are in such disrepair they cannot fly. The drastic cuts that our military experienced during the last administration have greatly reduced our readiness capabilities, which is why I’m proud to join 343 of my colleagues to pass this legislation to rebuild America’s Armed Forces.
Culberson’s Statement on Approval of CJS Appropriations Bill by House Appropriations Committee
My subcommittee has worked within tight budget restraints to make sure that top priorities, like law enforcement and space exploration, are sufficiently funded in the FY18 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill. Learn more about the bill here.
Culberson Amendment to Preserve Historic Battleships Adopted
Representative John Culberson (TX-07) offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to preserve our nation’s historic battleships. The amendment creates a competitive grant program within the Department of Interior to maintain battleships like the USS Texas. The grant program would require grantees to provide 1:1 matching of any federal funding received.