More on Congressional Issues
Washington, D.C. – Today is national PrepareAthon Day, which is an initiative by FEMA to bring awareness and encourage families to prepare for severe weather and other hazards.
“Severe weather can strike at any time. Life or death could be determined by your preparedness,” said Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood). “I’m encouraging my constituents to take the time to stock up on necessary items, have an evacuation plan, and practice with their family on what to do and how to react in an emergency situation.”
Washington, D.C. – Today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel address Congress regarding Israel’s concerns of Iran’s nuclear proliferation program. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on a ‘clean’ spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The spending bill will fund DHS through September 30. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the President had the opportunity to sign a bill into law that would create American jobs by finally allowing construction to begin on the Keystone XL Pipeline. The pipeline would transport heavy crude to be processed in various refineries located in Illinois and Texas.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Randy Weber (R-TX-14) reintroduced important legislation which clarifies how the Federal Government should implement the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor. The State Marriage Defense Act (H.R. 824) will simply require federal agencies to look to a person’s legal residence when determining marital status and applying federal law. Representative Weber made the following statement below:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 596, legislation to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
“Since the President’s health care law has been implemented, we have seen numerous security glitches with healthcare.gov. Small businesses are being stifled and forced to cut jobs. Worse still, families are losing their coverage and seeing premiums skyrocket.”
Southeast Texas will have representation on U.S. House committees overseeing space, foreign affairs and transportation in the two-year lawmaking term that began this month.
Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) has re-introduced legislation to withhold foreign aid to Central American nations over illegal immigration.
The measure would withhold foreign aid for Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador until Congress establishes they have taken "sufficient action" to limit illegal immigration to the U.S.
Most of the more than 67,000 unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the southern border last summer came from those countries.
Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX) has re-introduced a bill to hold Central American nations accountable for illegal immigrants from their countries by cutting off foreign aid. The bill (H.R. 439, attached below) is in response to last summer’s invasion of illegal immigrants and unaccompanied minors mostly from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) re-introduced H.R. 439, the Illegal Entry Accountability Act of 2015. This legislation would hold Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador accountable for illegal immigration by immediately suspending U.S. foreign aid to these Central American nations, until Congress determines that these countries have taken sufficient action to mitigate unlawful U.S.-Mexico border crossings by their respective citizens.