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  • Culberson Statement on Protecting Families, Securing Borders
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) today issued the following statement on the border crisis and family separations. “It’s very unfortunate for these children that their parents chose to break the law, but young children should not be separated from their parents. I’m committed to finding a solution that preserves the respect for the rule of law and secures our borders while being compassionate to these young children. “I believe that we must enforce our immigration laws and s... Read more

  • Rep. Culberson: ‘My Goal is to Revolutionize the Space Program and Keep America at the Cutting-Edge’
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) yesterday spoke to the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) to underscore his commitment to their work, and to ensure that NASA receives the funding and guidance necessary to maintain America’s leadership in space. COMSTAC, established in 1984, is a Department of Transportation Federal Advisory Committee that provides information, adv... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on North Korea Summit
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), released the following statement about the summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. “I commend President Trump on his historic meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. As a result of the summit and related diplomatic negotiations, the President has made progress to reduce the threat of armed conflict with Nort... Read more

  • Culberson’s Statement on the FY 19 Defense and Financial Services Appropriations Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee passed the Defense Appropriations and the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2019. Congressman John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), issued the following statement about the House Appropriations Committee markup. “The FY 2019 Defense Appropriations bill is a vital piece of legislation that will restore our nation’s mil... Read more

  • Culberson Votes to Protect District 7 from Opioid Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), issued the following statement after the House passed a package of over 30 bills to address how prescription drugs are distributed and provide help for those who are addicted. “Opioid addiction touches every community in the nation. In 2016 alone, 2,831 Texans died of an opioid overdose, which is a 7.4 percent increase from 2015. Additionally, more than half... Read more

  • Culberson Directs USACE to Finish Flood Control Studies
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flooding

    Click here to watch Rep. Culberson offer the Houston and Coastal Texas Studies Amendment Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Chairmen Michael McCaul (TX-10) and John Culberson (TX-07) successfully added an amendment to the Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. Their amendment requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to expedite the completion of flood and storm damage reduction studies that will reduce the risk of future floods and hurricanes in the Houston and Coastal Texas areas. WRDA bil... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on the Administration’s Rescissions Package
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Washington, D.C. – Representative John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act. “The national debt is more than $21 trillion, and the annual deficit could reach $1 trillion next year. This package rescinds $15 billion that was appropriated by Congress, but the Treasury never spent. It is commonsense to use unspent dollars to reduce the deficit. This is an important step to getting our country’s fisc... Read more

  • Culberson’s Statement on Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    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... Read more

  • Culberson Amendment to Preserve Historic Battleships Adopted
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Culberson Announces Eight Service Academy Appointees
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    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 ... Read more

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