Congressman Randy Weber

Representing the 14th District of Texas
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More on Congressional Issues

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on an energy package – The American Energy Solutions Act (H.R. 2), which passed by a vote of 226 to 191. The House also voted on a jobs package – The Jobs for America Act (H.R. 4), which passed by a vote of 253 to 163.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on an amendment to H.J. Res. 124, which would provide assistance, training, equipment, supplies and sustainment for Syrian rebels to defend the people of Syria from the Islamic State and to ultimately secure territory held by the Syrian opposition. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2014 (H.R. 24), which passed by a vote of 333 to 92. The legislation requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to complete an audit of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve Banks within 12 months of the bill’s enactment.  It also requires the GAO to submit a detailed report to Congress of its findings and conclusions within 90 days of the audit’s completion.

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) awarded Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) the “Champion of the Worker” award for perfect voting records on key employment and workforce issues during the 113th Congress.

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the United States House of Representatives voted on the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5078) which prohibits the Army Corps and the EPA from developing, finalizing, adopting, implementing, applying, administering, or enforcing their proposed rule expanding their authority over “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. The legislation passed by a vote of 262 to 152. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood), a co-sponsor, voted for the bill and made the following statement:

Sep 9, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on House Resolution 644, condemning the Obama Administration’s failure to comply with the law which requires the President to give prior notice to Congress before a prisoner exchange. The resolution passed by a vote of 249 to 163. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) voted for the legislation and made the following statement:

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, the United States House of Representatives voted on legislation to provide emergency funding to assist the State of Israel with the rapid production and deployment of the Iron Dome defense system. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on two measures in an effort to curtail the recent influx of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) across the U.S./Mexico Border.

Jul 25, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Republicans held a morning conference to discuss the border crisis. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) shares his reaction to the meeting and hope for a plan to respond to the crisis:

“At the House Republican conference this morning, we discussed a variety of ideas on how to handle the border crisis. It is very important that we put America first and turn the tap off. There are six tenants I would like to see in the plan that will be announced by House leadership next week:

Jul 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood), along with the entire Texas Republican delegation, sent a letter to President Obama imploring him to address the crisis on the border.

In the letter, Texas members urged the President to take five actions in an effort to stem the tide of illegal entry into the United States: