Resources for Flood Victims
Many District 7 residents have lost their homes or suffered flood damage after over 17 inches of rain inundated Harris County and the City of Houston. Thirteen of Harris County’s bayous were above their embankments. More than 11,000 homes across Texas have flood damage. If you are a victim of the recent flooding, find resources here.
Rep. Culberson Introduces Bills to Strengthen U.S. Immigration Laws
Representative John Culberson introduced three bills, which if enacted, will immediately strengthen America’s immigration enforcement at the border and throughout the United States. “I know these three straightforward changes to the law will help decrease the number of illegal immigrants crossing the Texas-Mexico border,” Rep. Culberson stated.
Rep. Culberson Joins Texas Delegation in Request for Disaster Declaration
Representative John Culberson joined all House Members of the Texas delegation in sending a letter to President Barack Obama in support of Governor Greg Abbott’s state disaster declaration request. “I recently toured the hardest hit areas of Harris County, and the destruction and loss of life is heartbreaking. I’ve seen the devastation that constituents of my district have experienced. In emergencies like these, the federal government has a duty and responsibility to step in and provide relief to those affected,’ Rep. Culberson said.
Rep. Culberson Tours Hardest Hit Areas of District 7 After Flooding
I have been touring communities and visiting with residents who have suffered damage to their homes. I am seeing firsthand the destruction our neighbors have suffered and I am working with our top-notch federal, state and local officials, who have a superb system in place to handle disasters like this 250 year flood event.
America's Leadership in Space
It has been an exciting few months for space enthusiasts everywhere. Between astronaut Mark Kelly’s return to Earth after one year in space and SpaceX’s successful booster sea landing last weekend, the space community is energized and looking towards the future.