Blake Farenthold

Blake Farenthold

TEXAS' 27th DISTRICT

There is no news available for this member

Loading legislation ... one moment please
Loading votes ... one moment please

Congressman Farenthold’s Floor Speech on Kate Steinle, Javier Vega Jr., and Border Security.

2015-07-17 14:32:50


Rep. Farenthold Q&A with Gruber on ObamaCare Failures

2014-12-09 18:02:16


Rep. Farethold Chairs Hearing on "Examining Data Security at the United States Postal Service"

2014-11-19 21:10:26


U.S. Rep. Farenthold Q&A on the Administration's Response to Ebola in the US

2014-10-27 17:13:20


U.S. Rep. Farenthold Q&A - Census Bureau: Addressing Data Collection Vulnerabilities

2014-09-18 20:13:47


Congressman Blake Farenthold Q&A Examining the Treatment of Whistleblowers 9.10.2014

2014-09-10 18:03:18


Rep. Farenthold Speaks On President Obama's Immigration Strategy

2014-08-29 21:27:16


Rep. Farenthold Discusses Missing IRS Emails

2014-08-29 21:13:01


Rep. Farenthold Speaks Against Taxing Internet Use

2014-07-18 19:01:50


Rep. Farenthold Chairs Hearing on Government's Personnel System

2014-07-18 18:54:27


Rep. Farenthold Introduces the Contempt Amendment.

2014-07-16 16:35:18


Rep. Farenthold Chair Oversight Hearing on Government Executives

2014-07-11 20:25:24


Rep. Farenthold Shares Concerns with Obama's "Katrina" Crisis at the Border

2014-07-08 18:25:30


MSNBC: Rep. Farenthold Reacts to Latest on Border Crisis After Recent Visit

2014-07-08 14:51:02


Lou Dobbs Tonight: Rep. Farenthold on TX Border Visit, Administration's Response to Current Crisis

2014-07-07 23:31:16


Congressman Farenthold Questions Witnesses on the Child Immigrant Surge

2014-07-05 19:36:36


The Daily Rundown: Rep. Farenthold Discusses the Immigration Surge Across the Texas Border

2014-07-02 14:14:09


Congressman Farenthold Discusses Child Border Crisis on KRIS 6 News

2014-06-25 14:30:04


Rep. Farenthold Probes IRS Commissioner Koskinen on "Lost" Lerner E-mails

2014-06-24 02:04:06


Rep. Farenthold Chairs Judiciary Hearing on Net Neutrality

2014-06-20 19:00:31


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

Randy Neugebauer

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

Recent Videos