John Culberson

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...
Yesterday, I signed on to H.R. 4396, the Member and Employee Training and Oversight On Congress (ME TOO Congress) Act of 2017.
I am working with my colleagues in the House to secure all necessary federal dollars for Texas to help our region rebuild following Hurricane Harvey. This week, the Senate passed the second disaster supplemental...
Earlier this week I had a conference call with the Administration, FEMA, DHS, House Leadership, the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and the Houston-Galveston Congressional delegation.
As you know, Hurricane Harvey will make landfall late tonight. I have been briefed by the National Hurricane Center and the Harris County Flood Control District on the latest predictions for Hurricane Harvey.
I included language in the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill fulfilling his 2015 agreement with Houston METRO to give voters the choice in building the University Line project that will...
This week is National Police Week. It is an opportunity for us to recognize and express our appreciation for the law enforcement officers and first responders that put their lives on the line every day.
You will often see me wearing a very special lapel pin. It is a pin with the flag of Texas beside the flag of our nation’s greatest ally, Israel - or as I like to call them, the two Lone Star States. Both states have shown...
The new Congress hit the ground running last week to show support for Israel in the wake of the United Nations anti-Israel resolution passed last December.
The summer is always a busy time for Houstonians. As many of you are getting back into the school routine and wrapping up summer travels, I wanted to share some of the work I did both in and around the community during the...
A couple weeks ago, the House passed H.R.
Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 4477, also known as the Fix NICS Act of 2017, a bipartisan piece of legislation introduced by Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and I that would require federal and state...
After passage of the initial Hurricane Harvey disaster supplemental appropriations bill, I released the following statement.
Many Houston residents have lost their homes or suffered flood damage as a result of Harvey. If you are a victim of the recent flooding in Harris County, resources are available to you. As always, should you need assistance...
I included language in the FY2018 State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs appropriations bill to urge the Secretary of State to negotiate with Mexico for the return of the only flag known to have flown at the Battle...
In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, Democrats promised that passage of the Dodd-Frank Act would reinvigorate a sluggish economy, protect consumers, and end bailouts, but it accomplished just the opposite.
This week, the House passed two important pieces of legislation- the Fiscal Year 2017 funding bill and the American Health Care Act. Omnibus
Last week, Congress took the first steps forward in repealing and replacing the disastrous Affordable Care Act. The House and Senate have both passed a budget resolution, which sets forth a plan of attack to transition to a...
In the last several weeks, Congress has taken important steps to improve flood mitigation projects in Houston and repair damage from the recent Tax Day floods.Funding for Flood Damage Repair
There is one justice system in the United States, and one set of laws that we all must follow. When those laws are not respected, there are consequences – unless you’re former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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