“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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Texans in Congress say reviving earmarks could boost local road, flood projects
January 17, 2018
By Dug Begley and Mihir Zaveri January 16, 2018 Updated: January 17, 2018 12:58am READ ONLINE Texas' representatives in Congress and a handful of othe... More
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Culberson: Houston Needs Targeted Spending for Flood Control
January 17, 2018
Washington D.C. – Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement today after he provided testimony on congressional earmarks b... More
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Congressman John Culberson Pays a Visit to Wisdom; Listens to Student Concerns on Immigration Policy
January 12, 2018
David Fanucchi, Media Adviser January 12, 2018 READ ONLINE The students and staff here at Wisdom High School were pleasantly surprised on Friday, Janu... More
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Rep. Culberson joins 740 KTRH to Discuss Targeted Spending
January 11, 2018
Rep. Culberson joins 740 KTRH to discuss where he stands on targeted spending and how it can help Houston. During the interview, he discusses his pro... More
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Earmarks: Where I Stand on Targeted Spending
January 10, 2018
It's my job as a representative to be an advocate for my constituents. Since Congress holds the power of the purse, Members of Congress should be able to direct the Army Corps of Engineers to move more rapidly on a flood control project. The best way to do that is to target the spending for specific flood control projects, like a third reservoir in West Houston, and put time limits on the project so that the Army Corps of Engineers has to act. This is a matter of life and death to protect people... More
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