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  • Culberson Prioritizes Flood Control Funding in Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flooding

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) successfully requested increased funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood and storm damage reduction activities in the fiscal year 2018 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The $1.8 billion in funding, an increase of $74 million from fiscal year 2017 enacted levels, will help complete Army Corps of Engineers flood and storm damage reduction projects in Texas’ 7th Congressional District. Congressman Culberson also included language in the legi... Read more

  • Culberson Supports FY 2018 Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement after the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Defense Appropriations bill passed out of the House Appropriations Committee. “I am proud to support the FY2018 Defense Appropriations bill because it provides a pay raise for our troops, funds medical research, offers assistance to Israel and works to rebuild our military,” said Rep. Culberson. “Ensuring our armed forces have the resources they need to protect and defend our national security is... Read more

  • Culberson Receives Champion for Aerospace and Science Award
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) received the inaugural Champion for Aerospace and Science award from the Coalition for Aerospace and Science (CAS) last week. “It is an honor to receive the first Champion for Aerospace and Science award,” said Rep. Culberson. “The work this coalition has done to support the vision and mission of NASA is truly remarkable, and I’m encouraged by their passion for space exploration. NASA is a national treasure, and my job as the Commerce, Justice and Science Su... Read more

  • Culberson Announces Service Academy Appointees
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) announced the Service Academy Appointees from Texas’ 7th Congressional District. Read more

  • Culberson Statement on President Trump’s Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Budget

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the Administration released the FY2018 budget. “President Trump’s budget is an important and crucial step in the appropriations process, but ultimately, Congress has the power of the purse. I’m encouraged by this Administration’s desire to reduce our deficit, strengthen our military, and protect our southern border. “As the Chairman of the Commerce, Justice Science Subcommittee on Appropriations, I will review the Presi... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on the Justice Department's Appointment of Mueller
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the Department of Justice’s appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. “Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is highly regarded, and he is an excellent choice to handle this investigation. I’m confident that he will complete a thorough and fair assessment, so that we can move past this, and continue to tackle the tough issues that the American people... Read more

  • Culberson Speaks to Local High School Students
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) spoke to students from Memorial High School this afternoon to discuss topics in Congress and answer their questions. “I always enjoy the opportunity to meet with and talk to constituents of all ages,” Rep. Culberson said. “Today, I spoke with students from Memorial High School and we discussed issues pending before Congress ranging from national security to health care and the role that the federal government plays in each of our lives. These students are ou... Read more

  • Local Students Win Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Students from James E. Taylor and Episcopal High Schools won the top honors at this year’s Congressional Art Competition hosted by Congressman John Culberson (TX-07). “The submissions we received this year are excellent,” said Congressman Culberson at a ceremony held for the finalists in his Houston office. “Our office received almost 50 different entries from six different schools in Houston and today we have the opportunity to recognize and honor their talent. These young artists are talented ... Read more

  • Representative Culberson Earns American Conservative Union Award
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) received the American Conservative Union’s (ACU) Award for Conservative Excellence yesterday. “I am honored to receive this award for my conservative voting record in the House of Representatives,” Representative Culberson said. “I do my best every day to uphold the conservative principles of self-reliance, freedom and limited government when I vote on behalf of the constituents of Texas’ 7th District. Thank you to the American Conservative Union for the honor.... Read more

  • Culberson’s Statement on Department of Justice Requiring Jurisdictions to Prove Compliance with U.S.C. § 1373
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the Department of Justice sent letters to nine jurisdictions requiring proof of compliance with 8 U.S.C. § 1373. “I applaud Attorney General Sessions for moving rapidly and decisively to cut off federal law enforcement funding to sanctuary cities. Sanctuary cities have known since last summer that this day of reckoning was coming. One of my proudest accomplishments in Congress was using the power of the pu... Read more