Rep. Culberson Statement on House Passage of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

Today, the House made an important advance on delivering real, meaningful tax relief for Americans at every income level across the nation. Americans have waited 31 years too long for a tax code that works for them. Every single American family deserves lower taxes, more job opportunities and to keep more money from their hard-earned paychecks.

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Rep. Culberson Statement on Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

Washington, D.C. – Following passage of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report for fiscal year 2018, Representative John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement: “This year’s NDAA advances the vital funding and authorities necessary to ensure the continued strength of the United States military and to empower the great men and women that serve our nation.

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An Important Step to Advance Tax Reform

Congress has been working hard on tax reform to simplify filing, to lower the overall tax rate for businesses and individuals, and to allow U.S. businesses to compete on a level playing field so they can better innovate and grow. This will spur economic growth, create jobs, and allow you to keep more of your hard-earned money.

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Hotel Stays Extended to Nov. 27 for Eligible Harvey Survivors

Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to live. Disaster survivors with a continuing need for the hotel sheltering program may be extended to Nov. 27. However, there is a mid-term eligibility review on Nov. 7 where survivors participating in TSA will receive a phone call, email, and/or text message advising them if they have continued eligibility for assistance through a TSA participating hotel. Click here to learn more.

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Prioritizing Recovery and Rebuilding

I am working with my colleagues in the House to secure all necessary federal dollars for Texas to help our region rebuild following Hurricane Harvey. This week, the Senate passed the second disaster supplemental appropriations bill that passed the House on October 12. This bill provides $36.5 billion in funding for recent disasters, and Texas is in position to receive $15 billion of the total package. I have been in constant communication with our local, state, and federal officials to ensure our communities are receiving the assistance they need to continue the recovery and rebuilding effort.

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