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  • Family Research Council: Rep. John Culberson Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family
    Posted in Press Releases on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Family Research Council (FRC) Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent support of faith, family and freedom during the second session of the 114th Congress. U.S. Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), along with 138 other representatives, scored a perfect 100 percent on this year's scorecard. Read more

  • Representative Culberson Introduces Resolution Honoring Captain Gene Cernan
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) and Representative Robert Aderholt (AL-04) introduced a resolution to name the first launch of the Space Launch System (SLS) the Cernan 1 rocket in honor of Captain Gene Cernan, the last astronaut to leave footprints on the moon. “Captain Cernan was devoted to making America’s space program the best in the world,” Representative Culberson said. “He was a dear friend and I cannot think of a more fitting way to honor his legacy than the first launch of the Spa... Read more

  • Culberson’s Statement on President Trump’s Executive Actions to Defund Sanctuary Cities
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed executive actions aimed at defunding sanctuary cities. “President Donald Trump is keeping his word to enforce our immigration laws and secure our borders to protect the lives and property of every American. I’m very pleased the President has given the new Secretary of Homeland Security the authority to designate sanctuary cities and instructed our new Attorney General to cut off federal gra... Read more

  • Cornyn, Culberson Introduce Bill to Require Mars Mission and NASA Human Exploration Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Directs Agency to Prioritize Missions and Destinations, Develop Long-Range Plan for Future of U.S. Human Spaceflight Read more

  • Culberson Legislation Gives Power Back to Governors
    Posted in Press Releases on January 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security and Immigration

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) has introduced the No Resettlement Without Consent Act, which allows governors, not the federal government, to decide if refugees can be resettled in their State. This legislation requires the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement to get a governor’s permission before refugees can be placed in a state. “This bill will restore States’ rights against an overreaching federal government, and it gives power back to governor’s to decide how refugee resett... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on the Passing of Captain Gene Cernan
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    After hearing of the passing of Captain Gene Cernan, Representative Culberson released the following statement. “Captain Gene Cernan devoted his life to making the American space program the best on Earth. He loved exploring the unknown, and he knew Americans are at their best when we are conquering new frontiers. Texas’ Congressional District 7 was very fortunate to have the benefit of his leadership for many years on our Military Academy nominations board. Texas, our nation, America’s space pr... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on House Taking First Steps to Repeal Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the House passed a budget resolution allowing for the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. “Today, the House took the first steps forward in repealing and replacing the disastrous Affordable Care Act. Passing this resolution is a real victory towards creating a patient-centered health care system that gives Americans the care they deserve. “As a result of Obamacare, many Americans have lost their existing ... Read more

  • Culberson Reappointed to Chair Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) was reappointed Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Subcommittee on Appropriations for the 115th Congress by the Republican Steering Committee today. This subcommittee is responsible for funding the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies. This is Representative Culberson’s second term chairing the CJS Subcom... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Resolution of Disapproval of United Nations’ Anti-Israel Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) today voted in favor of H. Res 11, which he cosponsored, to disapprove of the United Nations Security Council’s anti-Israel resolution 2334. Following House passage of H. Res. 11, Congressman Culberson released the following statement. “President Obama betrayed Israel, the only peaceful democratic state in the Middle East, by refusing to veto the shameful U.N. Security Council’s passage to end Israeli settlements. Today’s vote tells the Israeli people that Cong... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Texas Receiving $177 Million in Disaster Relief Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on December 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement regarding the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s announcement that Texas will receive an additional $177 million in disaster relief funding. “Texas, specifically Houston, has experienced several extreme weather events resulting in millions of dollars of damage to homes and businesses. I am pleased that the State will receive $177 million of the funding allocated in the continuing resolution to assist in the rebuilding... Read more