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Blake Farenthold's Public Statements

Full Name: Blake R. Farenthold
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 27, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Debbie; 2 Children: Morgan, Amanda
Birth Date: 12/12/1962
Birth Place: Corpus Christi, TX
Home City: Corpus Christi, TX
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Oct. 17, 2013 Coastal Bend Leaders In Congress Split On Deal Ending Shutdown
Oct. 16, 2013 U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold: "Senate Proposal Didn't Go Far Enough
Oct. 16, 2013 Excessive Government Spending
Oct. 13, 2013 E-Newsletter: Negotiating with Ourselves Won't End This Constitutional Crisis
Oct. 5, 2013 U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold Speaks in Favor of Back Pay for Federal Workers
Oct. 5, 2013 U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold Applauds New DoD Guidance Which Implements Pay Our Military Actf
Oct. 5, 2013 Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Comply with the "Pay Our Military Act"
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Oct. 1, 2013 This is About More Than Obamacare
Sept. 30, 2013 Celebrating Taiwan National Day
Sept. 28, 2013 House Acts Again to Prevent Government Shutdown, Exempt the American People from Obamacare
Sept. 26, 2013 Bucshon Launches Bipartisan Interstate 69 Congressional Caucus
Sept. 20, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Ted Cruz and ACA
Sept. 20, 2013 Congressman Blake Farenthold to the U.S. Senate: "The Ball is in Your Court"
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to US Senate -House Texas GOP Congressional Delegation Stands United
Sept. 18, 2013 U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold to Senator Ted Cruz: "Don't Give Up!"
Sept. 17, 2013 The Delicate Balance of Powers
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Taxpayer Money to Promote Affordable Care Act
Sept. 12, 2013 LNG Export Caucus
Sept. 11, 2013 U.S. Congressmen Blake Farenthold's Statement on Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
Sept. 11, 2013 U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold Chairs Oversight Subcommittee Hearing Examining Ballooning Costs of the U.S. Census
Sept. 10, 2013 Rep. Farenthold: House Plan to Defund Obamacare a "Gimmick"
Sept. 6, 2013 Rep. Farenthold on U.S. Military Intervention in Syria
Aug. 6, 2013 U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold Hires Wounded Warrior for District Wide Veterans Outreach
Aug. 6, 2013 U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold Welcomes DOD Announcement to Cut Furlough Days from Eleven to Six
Aug. 1, 2013 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
July 31, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Eric Holder
July 31, 2013 Government Spending Accountability Act of 2013
July 31, 2013 Citizen Empowerment Act
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 16, 2013 U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold Announces Grant for Runway Extension at Corpus Christi International Airport
July 16, 2013 The Weekly Standard - Getting to Sí
July 10, 2013 Congressmen Farenthold and Jeffries Introduce Bill to Protect Against Patent Trolls
July 5, 2013 Beeville Bee-Picayune - Congressman Farenthold Visits Refugio
July 3, 2013 Congressman Farenthold Statement on President's Decision to Delay Obamacare Insurance Mandate
July 1, 2013 Victoria Advocate - Farenthold Urges Republicans to Better Represent Hispanics
June 28, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - Trans-Pacific Partnership and Intellectual Property
June 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Furloughs at FRC East
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 11, 2013 Americans Deserve Better
June 6, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General - House Judiciary Committee to Holder: Explain Discrepancies Before Committee
June 6, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Edith Ramirez - Practices of Patent Assertion Entities
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 23, 2013 Rep. Farenthold Creates Texas Maritime Caucus
May 21, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Approves Rep. Farenthold's Fact Act
May 17, 2013 Farenthold Lauds Authorization of Expanded LNG Exportation
May 16, 2013 Rep. Farenthold on the President's Response to Administration Scandals
May 10, 2013 Letter to Honorable Sean Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy - HBC
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