Blake Farenthold

Blake Farenthold

TEXAS' 27th DISTRICT

Congressman Farenthold Votes for Additional Hurricane Relief Funding

2017/10/12

  WASHINGTON– Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) voted Thursday in support of additional funding for Hurricane Harvey relief. “I voted for this legislation because we cannot delay much needed flood insurance...

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Congressman Farenthold’s Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order

2017/10/12

  “Repealing and replacing Obamacare remains as one of my top priorities. While the House passed legislation to repeal Obamacare, it failed in the Senate. In response, President Trump issued...

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Congressman Farenthold Reintroduces the PRO Sports Act

2017/09/26

  WASHINGTON – Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) reintroduced the Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act (PRO Sports Act) Tuesday. This legislation would exclude major professional sports leagues from qualifying as tax-exempt...

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Congressman Farenthold Tours Hurricane Harvey Damage with Speaker Ryan and Members of the Texas Delegation

2017/09/21

  WASHINGTON – Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-Texas), Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and members of...

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Farenthold’s OPEN Government Data Act Included in Defense Authorization Bill Passed by the Senate

2017/09/19

  WASHINGTON –Congressman Farenthold’s OPEN Government Data Act is one step closer to becoming law, after the bill’s language was included as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act...

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Congressman Farenthold Announces the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Has Approved the Port of Corpus Christi Project Partnership Agreement

2017/09/11

WASHINGTON – Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Port of Corpus Christi Project Partnership Agreement. “I have been working with port officials,...

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Farenthold, others urge President Trump to declare major disaster

2017/09/11

 Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) along with Rep. Brian Babin, Rep. Henry Cuellar, Rep. Filemon Vela, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Rep. Vicente Gonzales, Rep. Joaquin Castro, Rep. Marc Veasey, Rep. Gene...

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Farenthold: Legislators should make storm recovery aid bipartisan goal

2017/09/11

President Donald Trump’s visit to the Corpus Christi didn’t include stops in areas most affected by Hurricane Harvey, but Congressman Blake Farenthold said it shows the federal government’s commitment to...

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Congressman Farenthold Votes to Fund Hurricane Harvey Relief

2017/09/06

WASHINGTON – Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) voted in support of the $7.85 billion Hurricane Harvey disaster relief bill Wednesday. “Today my colleagues joined me in supporting funding for Hurricane Harvey...

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Congressman Farenthold Urges President Trump to Declare a Major Disaster for Texas

2017/08/25

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) along with Rep. Brian Babin, Rep. Henry Cuellar, Rep. Filemon Vela, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Rep. Vicente Gonzales, Rep. Joaquin Castro, Rep....

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Contact Information

117 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-7742
Fax 202-226-1134
farenthold.house.gov

U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold is a lifelong resident of Texas, born and raised in Corpus Christi. He is currently serving his second term in Congress, representing the 27th District of Texas which includes the Texas Gulf Coast from Corpus Christi and vicinity to Matagorda County and Inland to Bastrop. It Includes Victoria, Wharton, Bay City, Luling, Edna, Yoakum, Gonzales, Refugio, Halletsville and Shiner.

Representative Farenthold is working towards a smaller, more accountable and transparent government through his service as a Subcommittee Chairman on the House Oversight Committee. He also serves on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Judiciary Committee.

Prior to being elected to Congress, his diverse career included working as a conservative radio commentator, seven years of law practice with the Kleberg Law Firm, and founding Farenthold Consulting LLC, a computer consulting and web design firm. He continues to pursue his passion for broadcasting, appearing frequently on radio and television.

Representative Farenthold earned his Bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television and Film from the University of Texas at Austin and his law degree from St. Mary’s School of Law in San Antonio. He has been married to his wife, Debbie, for 26 years and they have two adult daughters, Morgan and Amanda.


Serving With

Louie Gohmert

TEXAS' 1st DISTRICT

Ted Poe

TEXAS' 2nd DISTRICT

Sam Johnson

TEXAS' 3rd DISTRICT

John Ratcliffe

TEXAS' 4th DISTRICT

Jeb Hensarling

TEXAS' 5th DISTRICT

Joe Barton

TEXAS' 6th DISTRICT

John Culberson

TEXAS' 7th DISTRICT

Kevin Brady

TEXAS' 8th DISTRICT

Michael McCaul

TEXAS' 10th DISTRICT

Michael Conaway

TEXAS' 11th DISTRICT

Kay Granger

TEXAS' 12th DISTRICT

Mac Thornberry

TEXAS' 13th DISTRICT

Randy Weber

TEXAS' 14th DISTRICT

Bill Flores

TEXAS' 17th DISTRICT

Jodey Arrington

TEXAS' 19th DISTRICT

Lamar Smith

TEXAS' 21st DISTRICT

Pete Olson

TEXAS' 22nd DISTRICT

Will Hurd

TEXAS' 23rd DISTRICT

Kenny Marchant

TEXAS' 24th DISTRICT

Roger Williams

TEXAS' 25th DISTRICT

Michael Burgess

TEXAS' 26th DISTRICT

John Carter

TEXAS' 31st DISTRICT

Pete Sessions

TEXAS' 32nd DISTRICT

Brian Babin

TEXAS' 36th DISTRICT

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