Congressman Steve Stockman, United States Representative for Texas’s 36th congressional district addressed a good crowd at the Congressional Talk Series hosted by Texas Turkish American Chamber of Commerce in promoting energy ties with Turkey.  Congressman Stockman observes the Turkish currency has stabilized over the past few years which provide a good opportunity for investment in the United States. He also mentioned the Houston’s ship channel can play a major role in facilitating trade between the two countries.


The Congressman mentioned Texas has great opportunities for entrepreneurs. The district is currently home to construction projects worth billions of dollars and his district recently approved 6 permits in a two weeks span, indicating the positive environment which the government has created for entrepreneurs .Congressman Stockman concluded by saying Houston is a great place to meet people from all over the world which is the best way to expand one’s horizon.