“Had existing law been enforced, the terrible tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas would have never occurred,” said Representative Culberson. "I’m greatly encouraged by this bipartisan effort to ensure federal and state authorities enforce existing law. I urge my colleagues in Congress to support this lifesaving piece of legislation.”

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Houston-area congressmen urge FEMA to accept volunteer hours as payment
March 15, 2018
By Rebecca Elliot | Originally Published in the Houston Chronicle Five Houston-area congressmen are urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to ... More
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Culberson Votes to Support the STOP School Violence Act of 2018
March 14, 2018
Washington D.C. - Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement today after the House passed the STOP School Violence Act: "E... More
Press Releases
Culberson Urges FEMA to Support Houston Volunteer Match Initiative
March 14, 2018
Washington D.C. - Representative John Culberson (TX-07) today led a Houston delegation letter to FEMA Administrator Brock Long to express strong support for the City of Houston’s proposal to utilize volunteer hours as a local match for FEMA funding for Hurricane Harvey recovery across all categories of disaster assistance. The City of Houston’s plan proposes an expansion of FEMA rules to allow volunteer efforts to be counted toward the local match requirement for reconstruction efforts to repair... More
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CQ Magazine: 2019 Budget - NASA
March 12, 2018
CQ MAGAZINE – COVER STORY | March 12, 2018 | READ ONLINE By Jennifer Shutt, CQ The National Aeronautics and Space Administration could soon begin to turn its attention away from the International Space Station and toward deep space exploration projects, including missions to Mars. In its $19.9 billion fiscal 2019 budget request, NASA proposed the United States cease direct federal investment in the International Space Station by 2025, in part so the agency can focus more on projects that will ai... More
Blog Postings
Culberson Reaction to Prospect of Tarrifs on Aluminum and Steel Imports
March 8, 2018
Earlier this week, I joined my colleagues in expressing our deep concern to President Trump about the prospect of broad, global tariffs on aluminum and steel imports. While tax cuts and regulatory reform have restored our nation’s position as the best place in the world to do business, adding broad tariffs would undermine this progress. I’m glad to see the Administration has heard our concerns and has decided to remain flexible on this issue. Read the letter here or click on the image below to ... More
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