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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“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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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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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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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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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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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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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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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.
Tomorrow, I will be hosting a “Conference Call with your Congressman” at 6:00 p.m. CDT. https://t.co/rE55aXzdVg
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The deadline to apply for FEMA disaster aid has been extended until 11/24/2017. https://t.co/oWD9hEcjE7