“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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Culberson’s Statement on Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
May 24, 2018
Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019. “The FY19 NDAA rebuilds and modernizes America’s military, and ensures our troops and their families get the support they need and deserve. This bill fully funds the highest pay raise for our troops in nine years, and extends special pay and bonuses for our service members in high-demand fields. “With a budget of $717 bi... More
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Culberson Amendment to Preserve Historic Battleships Adopted
May 23, 2018
Washington, D.C. – This week, Representative John Culberson (TX-07) offered an amendment to the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to preserve our nation’s historic battleships. The amendment was adopted by voice vote and 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 one-for-one matching of any federal funding received. “Historic battleships are national treasures t... More
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Culberson Announces Eight Service Academy Appointees
May 22, 2018
Houston, TX – Representative John Culberson (TX-07) announced that eight nominees from Texas’ Seventh Congressional District have accepted appointments to our nation’s esteemed service academies. “One of the most gratifying and meaningful parts of my job is nominating these exceptional young people to become officers in the United States Armed Forces,” Rep. Culberson said. “Each congressional district is guaranteed one appointee to each academy; however, we have so many talented young people in ... More
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Culberson Leads Charge to Speed Up Ike Dike Study
May 22, 2018
Washington, D.C. – Today Representative John Culberson (TX-07) and Representative Randy Weber (TX-14) introduced the Coastal Texas Protection Act to expedite the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ studies and advance the construction of the “Ike Dike” to better protect the Gulf Coast from storm damage. “With hurricane season right around the corner, it is crucial that we complete flood mitigation projects as soon as possible. I’m proud to co-sponsor this vital bill that will give the Army Corps of En... More
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Culberson Statement on Right to Try Act
May 22, 2018
Washington, D.C. – Representative John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement after the Right to Try Act passed the House. “This bill is for families that have tried every available option to help a terminally-ill loved one. In 2013, I met a young woman from Texas with terminal ovarian cancer. I tried to help her get access to alternative treatments that were not yet approved by the FDA. Unfortunately, she passed away before she could get the help she needed. “Just like her, others suf... More
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