Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) announces today that his legislation designating the US Postal Service in Humble, Texas, as the "Texas Military Veterans Post Office" unanimously passed the US House of Representatives, 413-0.

There is no better time to recognize our Texas war heroes, said Poe. April 21st marks Texas most important military victory, establishing our independence along the marshy banks of the San Jacinto. From 1836 to today, Texans have proudly served our great state and country on the battlefield. One in every ten members wearing the uniform of the United States is a Texan. This bill honors all of our veterans yesterdays, todays and tomorrows military heroes.

HR 5517, Texas Military Veterans Post Office Designation Act:

  • To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7231 FM 1960 in Humble, Texas, as the "Texas Military Veterans Post Office."
  • This facility is located near the intersection of FM 1960 and Foxwood Forest Blvd.

HR 5517 had 31 cosponsors, the support of the entire Texas Congressional Delegation. Congressman Poe has successfully passed two previous bills renaming US Postal facilities in Congressional District 2 the Lance Corporal Robert Robbie Martinez Post Office in Cleveland, Texas, and the Lillian McKay Post Office in Humble, Texas.

In addition, Congressman Poe has formally requested that the US Postal Service consider opening an additional post office in northeast Houston to serve the growing population of the Atascocita, Eagle Springs and Summerwood communities.