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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
April 2, 2013 Houston Chronicle - As Sequester Hits Home, Rep. Farenthold Fights Texas Airport Closures
March 23, 2013 Rep. Farenthold Urges FAA to Reconsider Closure of Smaller Airport Traffic Control Towers
March 22, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration Administrator - FAA Closure of Airport Tower
March 20, 2013 Farenthold Conference Spending Bill Advance Through Oversight Committee
March 20, 2013 Washington Post - Sequester, meet Oversight
March 19, 2013 Rep. Farenthold Urges Dept. of Energy to Expedite LNG Exports
March 18, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Israel's Iron Dome
March 15, 2013 Rep. Farenthold on the Passage of the SKILLS Act
March 14, 2013 Letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta - Local Contract Control Tower Closures
March 13, 2013 Congressmen Vela, Cuellar, McCaul, O'Rourke, Gallego, and Farenthold Introduce the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act
March 13, 2013 Congressmen Cuellar, McCaul, Vela, O'Rourke, Gallego, and Farenthold Introduce the Bipartisan "Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2013"
March 6, 2013 Rep. Farenthold Introduces PACE Act to Protect America's Federal Workforce
March 4, 2013 Congressman Farenthold Discusses Excessive Government Travel Costs and Sequestration Cuts
Feb. 28, 2013 Rep. Farenthold Supports Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization
Feb. 27, 2013 Hearing of the House Oversight Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and the Census - Reducing Government Travel Costs
Feb. 25, 2013 Sequester Rebuttal
Feb. 23, 2013 Farenthold Applauds Continued Economic Success of Texas
Feb. 18, 2013 Rep. Farenthold Applauds 1.3 Billion Energy Investment in Matagorda County
Feb. 12, 2013 Congressman Farenthold Reacts to the State of the Union Address
Feb. 12, 2013 Farenthold Statement on State of the Union
Feb. 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta - Importance of Local Military Bases
Feb. 6, 2013 Farenthold Statement on Decision to End Saturday Delivery
Feb. 5, 2013 Representative Farenthold Addresses Immigration Challenges at House Judiciary Hearing
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 3, 2013 Farenthold Statement on January Jobs Report
Jan. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary Panetta, Secretary Napolitano, and Mr. Zients - Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems
Jan. 24, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Gun Control
Jan. 23, 2013 Representative Blake Farenthold Tells Colleagues, 'No Budget, No Pay'
Jan. 23, 2013 Farenthold Statement on Continuing Investigation of Attack on US Consulate in Libya
Jan. 22, 2013 Representative Blake Farenthold Announces Committee Assignments
Jan. 18, 2013 Farenthold Statement on One Year Anniversary of Keystone Pipeline Rejection
Dec. 3, 2012 Texas Rice Farmers Await Outcome of Budget Battle
Nov. 29, 2012 Texas Sen. John Cornyn Calls on President to Lead Nation Away from Fiscal Cliff
Oct. 17, 2012 Failures in Benghazi
Oct. 16, 2012 The Hill - Benghazi Attack Exposes State Department Failures
Oct. 9, 2012 Recent Bill I Co-sponsored
Oct. 9, 2012 Fast and Furious Investigation Continues
Oct. 5, 2012 EPA War on Domestic Energy Solutions
Oct. 5, 2012 Statement on DOI Approval of Reefing Zones off Corpus Christi Coast
Oct. 4, 2012 Texas Gop Vote - US Rep Blake Farenthold (R-TX) Discusses Fast and Furious and South Texas Issues
Sept. 21, 2012 Wishing the People of Taiwan a Joyous National Day Celebration
Sept. 20, 2012 Rep. Farenthold Questions Inspector General on Incompetence at the DOJ
Sept. 14, 2012 Rep. Farenthold Leads Roundtable Discussion on Reefing Artificial Structures in the Gulf of Mexico
Sept. 14, 2012 Equities - Rep. Farenthold Leads Roundtable Discussion on Reefing Artificial Structures in the Gulf of Mexico
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 12, 2012 Statement on the Killings of Innocent Americans in Libya
Sept. 12, 2012 Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Passes Bill to Help TAMUCC and our Veterans
Sept. 11, 2012 Statement on the 11th Anniversary of 9/11
Aug. 28, 2012 Letter to Chairman Darrell Issa, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Aug. 1, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6169, Pathway to Job Creation Through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 8, Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012; Providing for Proceedings from August 3, 2012, Through September 7, 2012; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; and Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(1) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
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