Congressman Steve Stockman

Representing the 36th District of Texas

Press Releases

Apr 17, 2014 Press Release
'Judeo-Christian values are a cornerstone of the belief in individual liberty and limited government.'

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) is co-sponsoring H. Res. 547, the Bipartisan National Day of Prayer Resolution. This resolution establishes May 1, 2014 as the 63rd annual National Day of Prayer and reaffirms the importance of prayer in our nation’s history.

Apr 16, 2014 Press Release
Cutting off federal funds to anti-gun states a ‘game changer’

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman seeks to cut off federal funding to states that register gun owners or confiscate any gun from any citizen who may legally bear arms.

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Stockman last week introduced H.R. 4381, the Biometric Information Privacy Act. It would protect a consumer’s personal physiological biometric information from being passed onto third parties.

Biometric data include personal identifying information such as DNA, fingerprints, retinal scans or facial scanning, converted into binary code.

Apr 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX) will introduce the “Virtual Currency Tax Reform Act.” If enacted, this legislation would change the tax status of virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, from property to currency.

Apr 3, 2014 Press Release
Proposed ‘Waters of the US’ rule would give EPA authority over much of country

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) introduced appropriations language this week blocking any funding to study, advance or implement the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed redefinition of “waters of the United States.”

Apr 3, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) Thursday urged his House colleagues to pray for and support the victims and victims’ families of Wednesday’s fatal shooting at Fort Hood, and to support his bill, H.R.

Mar 25, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- For the last three days Congressman Stockman’s office has been closely monitoring the situation effecting the Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Bay.

Mar 25, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Stockman’s office has contacted the Hamshire-Fannett school district to offer any assistance possible.

Congressman Stockman also wants to thank the firefighters from China, Nome, Cheek, Nederland, Port Neches, Sour Lake, Hamshire, Beaumont, Lumberton, Bevil Oaks and Labelle-Fannett who quickly responded to the fire.

Mar 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) today issued a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell supporting a proposed US Fish and Wildlife Service rule removing the gray wolf from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife.

The text of the letter follows:

March 17, 2014

The Honorable Sally Jewell