More on Congressional Issues
Washington, D.C- Today, Congressman Weber (R-Texas) offered his amendment highlighting the findings of the State Department’s exhaustive environmental review of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Congressman’s amendment strengthens the argument to pass the Northern Route Approval Act, which declares that a Presidential permit is not required for the Keystone XL Pipeline’s application.
Washington, D.C. – In an effort to repeal the President’s government takeover of health care, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) voted for the Obamacare Repeal that reached the House floor today. Congressman Weber made the following statement:
“With the recent revelations of IRS targeting conservative organizations, the public trust in government is at an all-time low. Government has no place in the health care business or in the doctor-patient relationship. This is why I voted for the repeal of Obamacare.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Texas) introduced a resolution (H. Res 214) which highlights the results of the State Department’s exhaustive environmental review of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Congressman Weber made the statement below on his first piece of legislation:
Washington, D.C. - On Friday, the Internal Revenue Service admitted to targeted scrutiny of conservative groups in their applications for tax-exempt status. Hundreds of groups have been targeted, and went beyond those with “tea party” or “patriot” in their names. In light of the news, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) is calling for a full investigation of the IRS.
Washington, D.C. – Kermit Gosnell was found guilty on three separate charges of murder in the first degree. He has also been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement regarding the verdicts:
Washington, D.C. – President Obama announced that he will be making a trip to Austin, Texas to discuss his economic plan. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) is inviting the President to visit Texas District 14 to see the advantages to constructing the Keystone Pipeline. Congressman Weber made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Last Friday, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) wrote a letter to the State Department demanding action on the Keystone Pipeline project. The Congressman made the following statement:
“America has been waiting 1678 days for the President and the State Department to make a decision on the Keystone Pipeline . This project is estimated to create over 42,100 American jobs and $65 million in local tax revenue.
Washington, D.C. - Today, the Manchin-Toomey bill was defeated in the Senate by a 54-46 vote. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
“The Manchin-Toomey bill went up in flames on the Senate floor. This legislation, which was touted to have bi-partisan support, was a direct attack on our 2nd Amendment Rights. Make no mistake, I will stand toe-to-toe with my constituents and take direct aim to shoot down any legislation that will diminish our God-given right to keep and bear arms.”
Washington, D.C. - Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) named Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX) Vice-Chair for the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations subcommittee.