117 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
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.
REVAMP does not increase spending, but instead allows for a common sense approach to use existing funds to help VFWs https://t.co/2NnSiyMdwn
My follow up response to DHS Director: "Just because you have discretion to release someone doesn't mean you should." @GOPoversight
Congratulations to the Boys and Girls Club of the Coastal Bend on their inaugural Alumni Banquet! It was an honor to give welcoming remarks and
The Bay City Chamber of Commerce and the Matagorda County Cavalry held a grand opening ribbon cutting at the Cavalry's new headquarters & visitors
I welcomed Edward Shackelford of Corpus Christi when he arrived in Washington D.C. for his honor flight. I always enjoy recognizing our veterans
Today I co-sponsored legislation to allow veteran organizations classified as a 501(c)(19) non-profit organization to be eligible for grant funding
Next Monday for Small Business Week, my office is partnering with Facebook and the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce to host a free workshop