Congressman Randy Weber

Representing the 14th District of Texas
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Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

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.

Feb 10, 2015 Press Release

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:

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

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.”

Feb 2, 2015 In The News

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.

Jan 23, 2015 Press Release

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.

Jan 23, 2015 In The News

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.

Jan 23, 2015 In The News

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.

Jan 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on H.R. 7 – No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion. The measure passed by a vote of 242 to 179 and now heads to the Senate. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood), a staunch advocate for life, made the following statement:

Jan 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Chairman Ed Royce (CA-39) announced subcommittee assignments for the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Representative Randy Weber (TX-14) was placed on the Middle East, North Africa Subcommittee, as well as the Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Subcommittee.

Jan 21, 2015 In The News

President Barack Obama's plan to increase taxes and fees on Wall Street and the nation's wealthiest Americans ran into a solid wall of opposition Tuesday from Texas Republicans at the State of the Union address.

The plan, pitched as a way to provide middle-class tax relief for the middle class, had a familiar ring to many Texans' ears. Few on either side of the aisle held out much hope for diminished partisanship in the new Congress.