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MEDIA ADVISORY: Crenshaw To Host Town Hall

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Crenshaw To Host Town Hall HOUSTON, TX – On Wednesday, August 28, Congressman Dan Crenshaw will host a town hall in Houston. The event is open to the press and media that is interested in attending must RSVP to Kerry.Rom@mail.house.gov by 3:00pm CT Wednesday. MEDIA DETAILS: WHO: Congressman Dan Crenshaw WHAT: Town hall WHEN: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 6:00 - 7:30 PM CT WHERE: Trini... Read More »

Crenshaw Statement On Release Of Federal Flood Mitigation Funds

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Crenshaw Statement On Release Of Federal Flood Mitigation Funds HOUSTON, TX – The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the release of $4.3 billion in flood mitigation funding. The money, which was appropriated in Congress in 2018, will enable Texas to better prepare for future storms by funding flood mitigation projects throughout the area. The release of these funds has bee... Read More »

Crenshaw Releases Statement On FEMA Funds For Lake Houston

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HOUSTON, TX – On Friday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced funding for the Lake Houston Dam Spillway Improvement Project. The project, which converts Lake Houston’s dam to dam gates, was awarded a total of $47,170,953 ($35,378,214 in federal funds). Congressman Crenshaw released the following statement in response to the announcement: “This is great news for the entire San J... Read More »

Crenshaw Asks House To Consider Protecting Born Alive Abortion Survivors

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Crenshaw made a motion on the House floor in an attempt to bring H.R. 962, the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, to a vote. After House Democrats rejected the motion for the 78th time, Rep. Crenshaw released the following statement: “There are certain moral issues that are not debatable, and this is one of them. Somehow, we as a Congress cannot agree that b... Read More »

Crenshaw Releases Statement Regarding Vote On Budget Deal

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Crenshaw released the following statement regarding his vote on the budget agreement: “This budget deal was a rare bipartisan compromise, but unfortunately one that I could not ultimately support. The top-line spending is simply too high. As a member of the generation who has to foot the bill of our massive debt, I cannot support another budget deal that fails to addre... Read More »

Crenshaw Joins The American Flood Coalition and The House Energy Action Team

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WASHINGTON, DC – In a continued effort to address two key issues impacting TX-02, Representative Dan Crenshaw joined the American Flood Coalition and the House Energy Action Team (HEAT). The American Flood Coalition, a nonpartisan organization dedicated to finding solutions for flood-affected communities, focuses on creating policies that strengthen the economy, invest in cities and towns, and saf... Read More »

Crenshaw Introduces Bipartisan Carbon Capture Legislation

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WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Dan Crenshaw, joined by Representatives Cuellar (TX-28), Flores (TX-17), Gonzalez (TX-15), Lamb (PA-17), Lucas (OK-3) and Walberg (MI-7), introduced the Launching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas (LEADING) Act of 2019. The legislation prioritizes research and development funding for technology that captures carbon emissions by i... Read More »

Crenshaw Leads Bipartisan Delegation In Seeking Answers On Prohibition Of Private-Citizen Donations To CBP

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WASHINGTON, DC – In response to recent reports that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is legally prohibited from accepting donations from private-citizens, Congressman Dan Crenshaw led a bipartisan congressional delegation in a letter to acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan to find out why. The letter asks a series of questions to clarify the reasoning behind the prohibition and... Read More »

Crenshaw Questions Google And Facebook Over Unfair Practices That Target Conservative Voices

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WASHINGTON, DC – At a House Homeland Security Committee hearing, Congressman Dan Crenshaw questioned Google and Facebook about their practices that unfairly target conservative websites and voices. He emphasized the importance of protecting free speech saying to the witnesses representing these companies “you do not have a constitutional obligation to enforce the First Amendment, but I would say t... Read More »

Crenshaw Releases Statement on Democrats’ Border Funding Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Dan Crenshaw released the following statement on his vote against H.R. 3401, House Democrats’ border funding bill. Crenshaw: “President Trump requested emergency funding over 50 days ago. House Democrats have rejected our request for humanitarian aid 17 times. Only after Senate Democrats came to a deal did House Democrats put a funding bill on the floor, after months o... Read More »

Representative Crenshaw’s First Bill Passes The House

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Representative Crenshaw’s First Bill Passes The House WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Dan Crenshaw’s H.R. 2609, the Acquisition Review Board Act of 2019, passed in the House of Representatives, marking Crenshaw’s first legislative success since taking office in January. The bill, which is cosponsored by Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM), seeks to eliminate delays and inefficiencies in the Dep... Read More »

ICYMI: Crenshaw Pens Op-ed Providing Update On Harvey Relief Efforts

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ICYMI: Crenshaw Pens Op-ed Providing Update On Harvey Relief Efforts WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Dan Crenshaw penned an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle to mark the start of 2019’s hurricane season. In the piece, Crenshaw provides updates on local and federal Harvey relief and flood mitigation efforts. Over 600 days have passed since Harvey made landfall on southeastern Texas and the Houston region... Read More »

Representative Crenshaw Joins Bipartisan Group In Introducing The Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act

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Representative Crenshaw Joins Bipartisan Group In Introducing The Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Dan Crenshaw and a group of bipartisan members including Representatives Conor Lamb (D-PA), John Rutherford (R-FL) and Jeff Van Drew (D-NY) introduced the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Protection Act (H.R. 2179) to strengthen penalties for stealing firearms f... Read More »

Crenshaw Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill Providing Gold Star Families With Necessary Tax Relief

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Crenshaw Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill Providing Gold Star Families With Necessary Tax Relief WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Dan Crenshaw cosponsored H.R. 2481, the Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act. The bill, led by fellow member of the For Country Caucus Rep. Elaine Luria, will fix an aspect of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that is causing Gold Star Families to see tax increases. “Our Gold Star vetera... Read More »