March 16

Five Houston-area congressmen are urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to accept Houston’s idea of using volunteer hours as an alternate way to pay the city’s required local match for federal disaster grants. The letter sent Tuesday to FEMA Administrator Brock Long is signed by U.S. Reps. John Culberson (R-Houston), Brian Babin (R-Woodville), Pete Olson … Continue reading Houston-area congressmen urge FEMA to accept volunteer hours as payment

We’ve been back at work in Congress for more than a week now, and I’m proud to report we’ve been getting big things done. Of particular importance to those affected by Hurricane Harvey is the $15.25 billion aid package passed by the House of Representatives last Friday and signed into law by President Trump. I’m … Continue reading Recovery resources, 9/11, and our work in Congress

September 7

Hurricane Harvey hit Texas harder than we could have imagined. The damage across the greater Houston area is widespread and devastating, and we mourn the lives of all those we tragically lost. But you and I know Texans are strong, and with the on the ground involvement and financial support of so many great Americans … Continue reading How to get help with Harvey recovery