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  • Culberson Shows HUD Sec. Carson Hardest-Hit Areas of West Houston
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Flooding

    Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, Representative Culberson (TX-07) and residents of Fleetwood, Nottingham Forest, and Ashford Village hosted United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson to show him some of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Harvey. Following the visit, Rep. Culberson issued the following statement: “I’ve never been prouder of the City of Houston and of Texas than when we all stepped up to help each other during Hurricane Harvey. It was especially meani... Read more

  • Culberson Thanks HUD for Sending Aid to Harvey Survivors
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Flooding

    “I look forward to showing Secretary Carson some of the hardest-hit areas of West Houston – places where my neighbors are still living on the second floor of their homes with the sheet rock torn out on the first floor.” HOUSTON, TX – Today, Representative John Culberson (TX-07) visited Southside Place Police & Fire Department with United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson, Governor Greg Abbott, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Southside Place Mayor Pat Patterson, an... Read more

  • Rep. Culberson Praises Senate’s Confirmation of Bridenstine to Lead NASA
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, NASA

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), issued a statement following the Senate’s vote to confirm Representative Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) as NASA Administrator: “As Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee that funds NASA, I am laser focused on ensuring that NASA receives both the funding and guidance necessary to maintain America’s leadership in space. “I congratulate Representative Bridenstine ... Read more

  • Culberson Issues Statement on Former First Lady Barbara Bush
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush: "Belinda and I join fellow Houstonians in sending heartfelt condolences to the Bush Family, as we mourn the passing of a remarkable First Lady, and celebrate the life and legacy of a beloved friend and neighbor.” ### Read more

  • Culberson, Quigley, Durbin, Rubio, Duckworth, Ruppersberger Introduce Bill to Help Homeowners & Businesses Prevent Flood Damage
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Flooding

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (IL), Marco Rubio (FL), Tammy Duckwroth (IL), and Representatives John Culberson (TX-07) and Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Flood Mapping Modernization and Homeowner Empowerment Pilot Program Act of 2018 to enhance the mapping of urban flooding to prevent associated damage. The legislation will help give cities and towns the tools they need to address flooding in a local cont... Read more

  • ICYMI: Culberson Reinforces Need to Fight Against Human Trafficking at Border
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    In Case You Missed It… Culberson Reinforces Need to Fight Against Human Trafficking at Border WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Representative John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) and member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, participated in a Fiscal Year 2019 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) hearing. During the hearing, Rep. Culber... Read more

  • Last Day: Top 5 Ways the New Tax Code Will Be Better Than the Old One
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    April 17, 2018 marks the last time that taxpayers will ever have to deal with the old, broken tax code. As we bid farewell to the old tax code, here are the top five ways our new tax code, under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, will benefit workers and families nationwide: #1: Lower Tax Rates for All Americans With lower tax rates, Americans in every community will be able to keep more of their hard-earned money to save or spend as they see fit. In fact, a typical family of four earning $75,000 will s... Read more

  • ICYMI: Culberson Urges FEMA to Waive Rental Assistance Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Representative John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) and member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, participated in a Fiscal Year 2019 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hearing. During the hearing, he urged FEMA Administrator Brock Long to take immediate action to waive a troublesome rule that is preventing Harvey survivors from receiving continued rental assistance. ... Read more

  • Culberson Votes to Protect Children from Identity Theft
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5192 - Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act and H.R. 1512 - Social Security Child Protection Act of 2018. “Unfortunately, children are at the highest risk for fraud. With no credit history, our kids, particularly those under 14, are susceptible to criminals that routinely establish synthetic identities based on a valid Social Security Number (SSN) and a false name. “I’m pr... Read more

  • Culberson on Failed Passage of the Balanced Budget Amendment Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Budget

    Washington D.C – Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the House failed to pass H.J.Res. 2, Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States, sponsored by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.). “A Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution is the single most important piece of legislation that Congress can pass. By voting down this critical measure, the Democrats are choosing to fuel the out-of-control growth of automatic social safety... Read more

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